South Africa

 

Dog Breeds Originating From South Africa:

Africanis

BREED BASICS
Size: Medium 15-35 lb Energy Level: Medium Energy
Grooming: Rarely LifeSpan: 10 to 12 Years
Protective Ability: Good Watchdog Trainability: Moderate Effort Required

 

The Africanis is the original dog of Africa, a unique type shaped through the process of natural selection, not by human intervention or standardized breeding practices. The strong su...

Boerboel

BREED BASICS
Size: XX-Large 90-120 lb+ Energy Level: Medium Energy
Grooming: Brushing Once a Week or Less LifeSpan: 10 to 12 Years
Protective Ability: Very Protective Trainability: Very Easy To Train

 

The Boerboel was first developed in a time when few records were kept of dog breeding, and was primarily developed by working farmers in remote areas.  As a result, much of its ancestry i...