Color: Light or brownish yellow, black; white marking on chest, feet and tail tip allowed
Country of Origin: : The Danish Broholmer is from Denmark. People have known this breed since the middle ages, when it was predominately used as a stag hunter. Later, the Danish Broholmer was utilized as a guard dog for manors, farms, and estates. By the end of the 18th century, the Danish Broholmer was breeding purely, but it nearly became extinct after the Second World War. A group of people committed to the breedís survival were able to reconstruct and re-develop the Danish Broholmer. It is still a very rare breed.
Coat: The coat of the Danish Broholmer requires very little grooming or maintenance. Brushing with a firm bristle brush can help to assist the shedding process. This breed is a seasonal heavy shedder.
Temperament: The Danish Broholmer is a confident breed. They are far less clumsy and rambunctious than other Mastiff type breeds. They are a calm and well-rounded breed. They are friendly and can be affectionate but always remain weary of strangers. This quality makes them well-suited as a guard dog for any home. They are not known to be aggressive but can be hard to read at times. It is best if this breed is kept out of household with smaller children, based They usually are not a breed that is comfortable around other dogs, especially males, but if raised with them from puppy hood they should adapt to them well.
Health Problems: The Danish Broholmer is a very large breed, taking this into consideration they are a healthy breed. They are prone to hip dysplacia, as are all larger breeds of dog. They can also develop problems with their hips.
Exercise: A Danish Broholmer does require a good amount of exercise, though it is very important not to over exercise them when they are puppies. Large breeds such as this grow very quickly and too much strain on their not yet developed bones can cause many health problems in later years. When a Danish Broholmer is a puppy it is best to only exercise them 15 minutes a day, two times a day. When they are older they can exercise more frequently. It is necessary that this breed have plenty of room to run and play as they are so large. They are never recommended for apartment living.