Welcome to the “Illinois Boerboel Rescue” page here at Local Dog Rescues! Thanks for stopping by! If you are a first time visitor, then congratulations on your decision to adopt a dog! Your are about to improve (and potentially save!) the life of one lucky pup, as well as to immeasurable improve your own happiness! Every state page here on Local Dog Rescues contains a complete list of all the local rescue organizations that we have identified in each state. You will be able to see all their current contact information, as well as a link to their website, so you can check and see what dogs they currently have available for adoption. We provide all this information to help you identify ALL the available dogs for rescue near you, so you can find your perfect pup.
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Intelligent, confident, and calm, the Boerboel originated as a farm dog in South Africa. They are a dominant breed with protective instincts. Their intelligence comes with a willingness to please but early training is recommended as they can also be stubborn. They are a loving companion with their families and children, though, and if socialized early enough will get along well with other dogs. They’re so gentle with children, in fact, that they often allow them to ride on their back like horses. Boerboels have an intense loyalty to their family and will guard them fiercely. Overall, Boerboels are a reliable and obedient breed that makes a great family companion.
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If you can't find the right Boerboel Rescue that you’re searching for in your state, check below the listings for links to other Rescues in nearby states who may have exactly what you are looking for.
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Boerboel Rescues in Illinois
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- To find additional Boerboel dogs available for adoption check: Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, or Missouri.
- Or check out the complete list of all Boerboel Rescues in the USA!
- Find rescues groups dedicated to other dog breeds in Illinois: Big Dog Rescues, Small Dog Rescues, Toy Poodle, Cairn Terrier, or Irish Water Spaniel.
- Are you a Rescue Group who isn't listed? Click Here to add your information!
We sincerely hope that this site will help you find the perfect dog to rescue near you. However, please keep in mind that while we have the utmost trust in every organization listed here, we cannot personally vouch for any individual group we have listed, or for the experience you will have with a dog you adopt from them. We strongly encourage you to research each organizations independently before deciding the adopt from them, as well as thoroughly preparing yourself, your family, and your home for the arrival of your new dog.