Top Tier Boerboels

Top Tier Boerboels

Welcome to Top Tier Boerboels - Your Premier Boerboel Breeder

About Top Tier Boerboels - South African Boerboel Breeders in St. Louis, Chicago, Atlanta & California

Welcome to Top Tier Boerboels, where we take pride in being your dedicated U.S. Boerboel breeder. Nestled in St. Louis, MO, we are committed to providing families nationwide with healthy and well-behaved South African Boerboel puppies. As a family-owned business, we prioritize love and care in raising these magnificent dogs, ensuring they are ready to become loyal companions for your family.

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New Litter coming from Big Diesel & Kayla this May!

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Your U.S. Boerboel Breeder, Serving Families Nationwide

At Top Tier Boerboels, our mission revolves around breeding and raising healthy South African Mastiffs with passion and dedication. Our family-oriented environment ensures that our dogs are well-socialized, growing up in a loving kennel home before transitioning to a comfortable household with children and plenty of activity.

Our Boerboels are more than just pets; they're family. Known for their long life expectancies, loyalty, intelligence, and trainability, our puppies are a perfect fit for active households. South African Boerboel breeders will tell you that consistent socialization and training are key to their happiness.

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We believe these extraordinary dogs are family and are committed to offering our adoptive families the best behaved and healthy South African Mastiff possible. Our dogs are raised in a loving kennel home, before being socialized in a comfortable household environment with children and plenty of activity. Learn more about how you can apply to adopt from our upcoming litters!


What is a South African Boerboel?

The Boerboel, pronounced "bore-bull," gets its name from the Dutch/Afrikaans languages, with "boer" meaning "farmer" and "boel" meaning "dog." Originally bred as farm working dogs, Boerboels are known as the South African Mastiffs, characterized by their calm and stable nature, muscular build, and warm affection towards families.

The Boerboel is a very calm and stable breed, with a great composure and confidence. Their most defining features and traits include a muscular build contrasted with a warm and affectionate nature around families. Our Top Tier Boerboels puppies are known to have long life expectancies, making them a loyal companion with high levels of intelligence and trainability. South African Boerboel breeders will tell you these dogs are most happy when they have consistent socialization and training and are best suited for active households.

Breed Details

Adult Weight: Male 143–176 pounds; Female: 110–143 pounds

Height: 22–27 inches

Coat: Short, dense, soft, smooth, and shiny

Color: Fawns, reds, blacks, browns, brindle, piebald, and Irish markings. Puppies may be born with or without a black mask.

Lifespan: 10–12 years

Grooming: Low maintenance with moderate shedding

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Our Top Tier Boerboels

Adoption Process

Understanding that becoming a Boerboel owner is a significant decision, our team is dedicated to guiding you every step of the way. Through virtual meetings, we provide valuable insights into the breed, its temperament, and care requirements, ensuring you are well-prepared to welcome a Boerboel into your life.

Beyond education, we offer ongoing support, providing helpful resources and guidance. Top Tier Boerboels keeps you involved and excited about your new addition through regular updates during the adoption process, featuring photos and videos.

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Our Approach

At the heart of Top Tier Boerboels is Von, our main breeder, bringing extensive knowledge and expertise with a lineage of Boerboels stretching far back. We pride ourselves on respected bloodlines, and as South African Boerboel breeders, we adhere to SABBS #0688323 and NABBA standards.

Our breeding program focuses on socializing our dogs, ensuring they are DNA tested, vet checked, and microchipped. Let us unite you with the newest member of your family!

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Our clients speak for us! Discover the wonderful experiences of families who have welcomed Top Tier Boerboels into their homes.


"Great experience with Top Tier. We brought our beautiful boy home just after Thanksgiving. He has the best personality and a wonderful addition to our home. Top tier is professional and helped me walk through the process. We couldn’t be happier with our new pup."

— Stina R.


"On 8 Nov, 2021 I picked up "Gunny". He is very smart and very socialized. He is 12 weeks old now (15 Nov) and is learning the basic commands very easy/fast. He has a heart of gold. My vet said Von had did a great job vaccinating and documenting him. I would highly recommend Top Tier Boerboels!"

— Brian H.


"The entire process has been amazing. Our pup is the smartest and easiest gentle giant I have ever owned. He is so easy to train. If I have any questions, Top Tier is right there willing to answer and help in anyway. We couldn’t be happier with Top Tier."

— Robert S.