Mastiff Dog Breed Information

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The Mastiff is the classic giant, loving but sometimes His size alone is enough to troublemakers. At heart, he is a peaceful but he is always protective of his family and step in if danger threatens.

his imposing size, sleek and distinctive black-masked face, the — sometimes called the Mastiff or Old English Mastiff is probably not the dog you think he is. Certainly the largest of the dog breeds, not the tallest but the routinely weighing in at more 200 pounds.

Mastiffs are known as giants, big dogs whose weapons are their size, and instinctive understanding of what is and a threat. A well-bred, well-socialized will protect his human as part of his nature, without any training beyond simply him a well-behaved member of the family.

If you’re physically up to the challenge of an powerful dog who probably outweighs who is gentle and loving but has a definite streak (and that’s not a for aggression; the Mastiff is typically selectively deaf than and don’t mind a certain of slobber, then the Mastiff may be ideal dog.

If you want to him tied up in the backyard to protect home, or view him as a status because of his size or image, he’s definitely not the dog for you. A protective nature won’t itself on behalf of an arbitrary line nor in defense of a few bricks and it’s his family he protects, and means you need to make him of yours. Leave him in the yard all the and all you’ll get are some spectacular in the lawn and a bored, lonely, and destructive dog whose potential is completely ignored.

When it comes to everyday the Mastiff is easy to live He’ll certainly alert you if comes to the door, but he’s a quiet presence in the home. His coat sheds, but brushing a of times a week will keep it under control.

And while he does slobber, not a world-class slobberer, and it can mostly be with a quick wipe he’s eaten or had a drink of Still, if you’re totally dog slobber, don’t get a Mastiff.

training needs to be consistent and and must begin when dog is a puppy, before bad habits a chance to take hold. In you need to teach your not to pull on the leash or jump on or he’ll be a hazard to anyone around when he’s Mastiffs are easy to housetrain if you them where you want to go and give them consistent to eliminate outdoors.

The key to developing proper Mastiff as an … is to socialize him around all of people when he’s Far from making him less it will make him more as a protector. He’ll know all the body language that him someone is a friend.

He’ll be with how children, the elderly, on bikes, and skateboarders look, and sound, and he’ll use that to pick out those with bad all the more readily.

Speaking of Mastiffs usually love and treat them with care, but the reality of a dog this big is he can unwittingly hurt or scare a Be cautious and always supervise and kids when they’re If you have toddlers, consider until they’re older to a Mastiff into your

More Quick FactsMastiffs are an old once used as war dogs and to estates. These days, are lovers, not fighters, but they always protect their

Mastiffs are flatulent and can clear a fast when they gas.

Breeders often to keep Mastiff puppies they are at least 12 weeks old to that they are … to go to their new homes.

Mastiffs can well to apartment or condo but if you have stairs, think how you would get the dog in and out if he were old or incapacitated and manage them on his own.

Don’t overfeed your puppy. He will still his genetically programmed size if you him at a healthy, lean weight puppyhood.

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