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Broholmer

The Broholmer is a large and strong dog with a loving character. It is a relatively rare breed that originated in Denmark. In this article I will tell you more about the history, character, health and care of this beautiful breed.

History

The Broholmer is an ancient Danish dog breed dating back to the Middle Ages. The breed was bred by the royal family of Denmark and was originally intended as a watchdog and hunting dog. The Broholmer was named after the Broholm Castle, where the dogs were bred and trained. During World War II, the breed nearly became extinct, but a small group of breeders managed to preserve the population and restore the breed. Today, the Broholmer is still a rare breed, but it is becoming increasingly popular in Europe and North America.

Character

The Broholmer is known for its loving and protective nature. They are loyal and affectionate dogs that love to be with their owners. Their watchdog history makes them watchful and alert, but they are also friendly and social with people and other animals. The Broholmer has a lot of energy and needs plenty of daily exercise to stay healthy and happy. This breed is not suitable for people who have little time or little room for exercise.

Health

The Broholmer is generally in good health and has a life expectancy of about 10 years. However, as with all breeds, health problems can occur, such as hip and elbow dysplasia, eye problems, and heart disease. It is important to have the dog checked regularly by a vet and fed a healthy diet to reduce the chance of health problems.

Care

The Broholmer has a short, dense coat that requires little maintenance. It is important to brush the dog regularly to remove loose hair and keep the coat healthy. The Broholmer has an average amount of energy and needs sufficient daily exercise to stay healthy. It is also important to mentally challenge the dog with training and games.

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