The dog breeds are superb guard dogs. They may be trained to target the arms and legs of intruders.

Mastiff have been used as a fighting dog. Dog fighting is a blood sport. It is against the law and often a felony to attend a dog fighting event.

Mastiff is a number of the least smart breeds. Low intelligence may cause difficulties in dog training.

It should be noted that this breed does drool.

Mastiff cause less difficulties with shedding correlated to other breeds. The dog breeds demands surprisingly little brushing and grooming.

The breed is not more emotional than parallel breeds. They are not the most energetic dogs in the world. That said, all dogs need fresh air on a daily basis. The breed have a mean need for workout.

The dog breeds is customarily against uninvited persons. They are consistently friendly with other dogs. They are children friendly and good with kids. These animals may reveal some predatory tendencies. They do not posess instincts to chew, but if such behaviour occurs the habit should be treated at an early age.

This breed may bark, but customarily not excessively. Mastiff will not thrive in hot climates. Although they may live in colder climates, this is not ideal. They prefer to stay close to its owner, rather than running away. The Mastiff can get used to be home alone for a few hours every day.

First bred in: this dog originates from United Kingdom. These dogs are popular in local dog shows around London.

Mastiff grouping: Mastiff is acknowledged in the World Canine Organisation register. The breed is involved in the section «Molossoid breeds» (2.2) in the grouping «Pinscher and Schnauzer, Molossoid Breeds». World Canine Organisation identification for mastiff is 264 and was added to the register 2007-03-06. American Kennel Club categorizes the breed as «Working Dogs». United Kennel Club incorporates the breed as «Guardian Dogs» in their register. Canadian Kennel Club categorizes the breed as «Working dogs».

Crucial health difficulties in the Mastiff: Sadly, some may obtain tough health issues. Mastiff is a breed which is suffering from hip dysplasia. Hip dysplasia in canines can eventually crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints. Eyelid problems is Sadly a strain for this breed.

The dog breeds shape: The Mastiff is a monstrous breed. Dogs gets as tall as 28 to 30 inches tall. Bitches get as tall as 26 to 28 inches tall. Dogs grow up to 175 to 200 pounds. Bitches is 175 to 200 pounds. The dog has large hanging ears. is consistently proportionately long. Mastiff have a massive body type. The hanging low tail is . Its muzzle is proportionately short. The fur is short.

Colors of this breed is customarily tiger, brindle, silver, golden fawn, light fawn, and apricot, and always a black mask.

Subsidary facts about the dog: Envisioned years to live for a mastiff is 10 to 12 years. The breed is popular and straightforward to notice for sale in classified ads. The mastiff were originally bred for guarding, bear and bullbaiting, and even fighting bears, bulls, lions, tigers and gladiators in Roman Arena. The breed is also known as english mastiff, Old english mastiff.

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