The Broholmer is a large purebred dog from Denmark in northern Europe. Calm, protective, and friendly, this pup has some of the best qualities of any dog breed around! Broholmers go by a couple of other names, such as the Danish Mastiff or the Danish Broholmer. You may be able find these dogs at your local shelter or rescues, so please remember to adopt and not shop! These protective pooches can do fine in apartments but, because of their large size, are better suited for townhomes or something larger, preferably with a yard. They’re pack dogs and like to be around people, so larger households or families with children are perfect for them. If you want a protective, calm, large pooch who will love you unconditionally, then this may be the right dog for you!

Watch and learn about Broholmer dog’s key characteristics:

Breed Characteristics:

Adaptability:

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Adaptability. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Adaptability parameter.

Broholmer is rated 2 out of 5 in Adaptibility in living in apartment. This means Broholmer has scored low and is not suitable in Adaptibility in living in apartment parameter.

Broholmer is rated 4 out of 5 in Good For Novice Owners. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Good For Novice Owners parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Sensitivity Level. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Sensitivity Level parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Tolerates Being Alone. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Tolerates Being Alone parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Tolerates Cold Weather. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Tolerates Cold Weather parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Tolerates Hot Weather. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Tolerates Hot Weather parameter.

All Around Friendliness:

Broholmer is rated 4 out of 5 in All Around Friendliness. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in All Around Friendliness parameter.

Broholmer is rated 5 out of 5 in Affectionate with Family. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Affectionate with Family parameter.

Broholmer is rated 4 out of 5 in Incredibly Kid Friendly Dogs. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Incredibly Kid Friendly Dogs parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Friendly Dog. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Friendly Dog parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Friendly Toward Strangers. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Friendly Toward Strangers parameter.

Health Grooming:

Broholmer is rated 4 out of 5 in Health Grooming. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Health Grooming parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Amount Of Shedding. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Amount Of Shedding parameter.

Broholmer is rated 2 out of 5 in Drooling Potential. This means Broholmer has scored low and is not suitable in Drooling Potential parameter.

Broholmer is rated 4 out of 5 in Easy To Groom. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Easy To Groom parameter.

Broholmer is rated 4 out of 5 in General Health. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in General Health parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Potential For Weight Gain. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Weight Gain parameter.

Broholmer is rated 5 out of 5 in Size. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Size parameter.

Trainability:

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Trainability. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Trainability parameter.

Broholmer is rated 4 out of 5 in Easy To Train. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Easy To Train parameter.

Broholmer is rated 4 out of 5 in Intelligence. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Intelligence parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Potential For Mouthiness. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Mouthiness parameter.

Broholmer is rated 2 out of 5 in Prey Drive. This means Broholmer has scored low and is not suitable in Prey Drive parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Tendency To Bark Or Howl. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Tendency To Bark Or Howl parameter.

Broholmer is rated 2 out of 5 in Wanderlust Potential. This means Broholmer has scored low and is not suitable in Wanderlust Potential parameter.

Exercise Needs:

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Exercise Needs. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Exercise Needs parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Energy Level. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Energy Level parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Intensity. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Intensity parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Exercise Needs. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Exercise Needs parameter.

Broholmer is rated 3 out of 5 in Potential For Playfulness. This means Broholmer has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Playfulness parameter.

Vital Stats:

Dog Breed Group

Companion Dogs

Height

22 to 30 inches.

Weight

90 to 150 pounds.

Life Span

8 to 12 years.

Highlights

The main colors of a Broholmer are typically brown or tan, sometimes with white markings or a black mask.These large pups are fairly easy to groom. A good brushing per week will probably do, though they are not a good choice for allergy sufferers.Because they tend to have shorter coats, the Broholmer isn’t particularly suited for extreme weather.Broholmers are prone to weight gain. Make sure your dog gets at least one good half-hour- to hour-long walk per day with a few good, active play sessions and shorter walks mixed-in.The Broholmer has a calm and friendly demeanor and can get along with children of all ages but would be best suited with those who know how to play with them gently.These dogs are wary towards strangers but will not be aggressive. They do not bark often, if at all.