This dog is a native of South Africa, "Boel" also means "big dog" in Afrikaans. It measures between 60cm and 66cm, and can weigh up to 80kg for males and 60kg for females. This is a muscular and robust animal with a very good bone structure. This is an excellent watchdog: it will measure the "degree" of care, and it will make the difference between foreign and guests in the house. It is also a loving and playful dog, he measures his strength by playing with small dogs or cats. He loves to exercise. The legend says that a pack of Boerbels can scare away a lion?