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Name English Mastiff
Other names Mastiff, Old English Mastiff
Origin England
Size Type Large Dog Breeds
Breed Group Working dog breeds (AKC)
Life span 10 -12 years
Temperament Dignified, Affectionate, Good-natured, Courageous, Calm, Protective
Height Female: 28-36 inches (70-91 cm) Male: 28-36 inches (70-91 cm)
Weight Female: 54.4-77.1 kg Male: 72.6-104.3 kg
Colors Fawn, Brindle, Apricot
Puppy Price Average $1000 - $1500 USD
English Mastiff Characteristics
Good with Kids
Best !
Cat Friendly
Best !
Dog Friendly
Hypoallergenic No
Mastiff is a tall, burly, proportioned dog, compact structure. Males are very strong overall, female structure solid, all dimensions are proportional to the ratio of male to narrow down the number, but there can be no defect. The origin for the british.
Body type
The chest is well rounded, wide and well let down, extending to the elbows. The ribs are extremely well rounded. The “false” ribs (11th and 12th) are deep and well set back. The back and loin are very muscular, flat and wide.
Short and close-lying, not too fine over shoulders, neck and back.
Fawn, apricot, or brindle. Brindle should have fawn or apricot as a background color which should be completely covered with very dark stripes. Muzzle, ears, and nose must be dark in color, the blacker the better, with similar color tone around the eye orbits and extending upward between them. A small patch of white on the chest is permitted.
A combination of grandeur and good nature, courage and docility. Dignity, rather than gaiety, is the Mastiff's correct demeanor. Judges should not condone shyness or viciousness. Conversely, judges should also beware of putting a premium on showiness.
Tasty Tidbits
Marsh Tiff mastiff is light hair dog, so without too much beauty. Beauty consists of bristles and carding, cut nails, cleaning the ear. Remove long shaggy beard and hair, cut flat buttocks hair, make its show a clear outline. Dogs fed 2 times a day is best. Especially in the winter and around 1 years of growing dogs to feed two meals every day. Adult dogs every day in the morning or the morning feed meal is enough. If the feeding at night, will lead to dogs indigestion, abdominal mast body easily, affecting body and cause obesity. Less than 1 year old dog, can be fed 3 times a day. Within 3 months of puppies, 4 times a day to feed. Within 2 months of puppies, the best day to feed 5 times. January age within the young dogs, feeding times have increased appropriately.
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