Guatemalan Dogo (Dogo Guatemalteco), formerly known as the Guatemalan Bull Terrier (Bullterrier Guatemalteco) and the Guatemalan Mastiff, is a Molosser-type dog breed originating in Guatemala. It is neither recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) nor the American Kennel Club (AKC). However, it has the official national recognition of the Asociación Canofila Guatemalteca (ACANGUA) where it belongs to the Group 2.2.1 - Mastiffs. As the unique breed originating in Guatemala, it is also the national dog of the country. Nowadays it has spread to various other countries, such as the USA.
Also known as
This breed is also called Bullterrier Guatemalteco, Dogo Guatemalteco as well as Guatemalan Bull Terrier.
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