At 155 lbs, ‘Buffalo Bill’ is one of the hugest dogs in the Lower Mainland


We asked you to send us photos of your HUGE DOGS and you delivered!

The first in our series of huge dogs (a branch off our long-running Dogtown Vancouver SERIES) is Vancouver is Nicole’s pup, Buffalo Bill. Here’s what she had to say about him…

Name: Buffalo Bill
Age: 8 years-old(ish)
Breed: Mastiff
Neighbourhood: Victoria-Fraserview
Favourite Snack: Yam chews

Look at this giant! Buffalo Bill has atrial fibrillation of his heart. Currently weighing in at 155lbs, he has to keep it lean due to his arthritis. Rescued by SAINTS, Buffalo Bill was a stray farm dog in Chilliwack before being adopted by his owner Nicole.

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