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Mastiff - English

Country of Origin: Great Britain Group: Working
Height: 27 - 30 inches Weight: 175 - 200 lbs
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Mastiff - English: Additional Info

Temperament

The Mastiff breed is intelligent, loyal and protective. They are very calm and gentle which is surprising given their size. They are a good family dog as they love children and rarely are aggressive. They love to be around their family and thrive on attention.

Coat

The Mastiff breed has a double coat. The outer coat is straight, short and coarse while the under coat is dense and lies close to the body.

Coat Colors

The Mastiff colors are fawn, apricot and brindle.

Coat Care

This breed requires little maintenance to keep their coats nice and healthy. Brush occasionally with a hard bristle brush and bathe when necessary.

Health

The average life span of a Mastiff is between 10 – 12 years. Some health issues to watch for in this breed are:
• Obesity
• Hip Dysplasia
• Elbow Dysplasia
• Gastric Torsion

History

The Mastiff breed is thought to be the oldest English breed of dog. They were used in gladiator arenas for fighting with lions, bull baiting & bear baiting. They were later used as a protection dog for peasants. It was documented that this breed came to America in the late 1800’s. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1885 and grouped as Working.

Mastiff - English Puppies for sale in PA

Click on any of the available Mastiff - English puppies for sale to receive the breeder name, telephone number, and additional information on the puppy. Any puppy that has a white box, instead of blue, comes with a 1 year genetic health guarantee.