Bloodhound vs Dogo Argentino

Compare the Bloodhound to the Dogo Argentino. Use the tool below to compare temperament, size, personality, maintenance requirements, and everything else between Bloodhounds and Dogo Argentinos.

Quick Summary

Below are a few quick comparisons between the two breeds.
  • Owner Experience - The Bloodhound is an okay choice for new or inexperienced owners, but the Dogo Argentino is not recommended for new owners.
  • Children - The Bloodhound is very child friendly. The Dogo Argentino does okay around kids, but is not as tolerant as the Bloodhound.
  • Grooming - The Dogo Argentino is very easy to groom. The Bloodhound has high grooming requirements.
  • Barking - The Bloodhound bark/howls frequently. The Dogo Argentino has an average level of barking.
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Bloodhound vs Dogo Argentino
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Dogo Argentino
Breed NameBloodhoundDogo Argentino
General Details
Breed TypePurebredPurebred
Is Hypo­allergenicNoNo
Lifespan11-15 yrs.10-12 yrs.
Height23-27 in.24-30 in.
Weight80-110 lb75-110 lb
IntelligenceAverageAverage
History
Origin CountryFranceArgentina
Origin Year1000 AD1928 AD
Temperament
Overall FriendlinessVery GoodGood
Family FriendlyVery GoodVery Good
Kid FriendlyVery GoodBelow Average
Pet FriendlyVery GoodBelow Average
Stranger FriendlyVery GoodBelow Average
Personality
  • Affectionate
  • Jealous
  • Loving
  • Does Not Like Being Alone
  • Stubborn
  • Willing To Please
  • Affectionate
  • Loving
  • Willing To Please
Living Environment
ApartmentYesNo
IndoorYesYes
Small YardYesYes
Medium YardYesYes
Large YardYesYes
Temperature Tolerance ¹45°F to 80°F45°F to 80°F
Barks/HowlsVery OftenBelow Average
Exercise Needs
Energy LevelMediumHigh
Exercise RequiredMediumHigh
Top Running Speed20 mph25 mph
StrengthHighVery High
Grooming Needs
Coat Main­tenanceMediumLow
SheddingMediumMedium
DanderMediumLow
Drool AmountHighLow

¹This is estimated min/max temperature range for a healthy adult dog. Dogs that live indoors, puppies, seniors, unwell dogs, and/or dogs with improperly groomed coats may overheat sooner and get cold more quickly.
Instincts & Behavior Comparison
Breed NameBloodhoundDogo Argentino
Breed Mentality
Dominant/AlphaNoNo
Family/PackYesYes
IndependentNoNo
Breed Focus
Distracted EasilyYesNo
AverageNoYes
Focused & PatientNoNo
Breed Instincts
AggressionBelow AverageBelow Average
Burrow/DiggingBelow AverageBelow Average
ChasingAverageBelow Average
Follow CommandsBelow AverageBelow Average
FightingVery LowBelow Average
GuardingBelow AverageHigh
HerdingBelow AverageBelow Average
HuntingAverageAverage
ProtectionVery LowHigh
Remove VerminVery LowBelow Average
SleddingBelow AverageBelow Average
WatchBelow AverageBelow Average
Health Comparison
Breed NameBloodhoundDogo Argentino
Lifespan
Lifespan11-15 yrs.10-12 yrs.
Common Health Issues
AllergiesNoYes
BloatYesNo
CancerNoYes
DeafnessNoYes
Ectopic CiliaYesNo
EctropionYesNo
Elbow DysplasiaYesNo
EntropionYesNo
EpilepsyYesNo
Hip DysplasiaYesYes
HypothyroidismYesYes
Appearance Comparison
Breed NameBloodhoundDogo Argentino
Coat
FurYesYes
Coat Type
Double CoatYesNo
Single CoatNoYes
Coat Texture
StraightYesYes
Coat Length(s)
ShortYesYes
Coat Color(s)
Black & TanYesNo
BrownYesNo
Liver & TanYesNo
RedYesNo
WhiteNoYes
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