Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Mastiff

Introduction

General information

  • An ancient breed originating in Great Britain. Used as a guard dog as well as a military and fighting dog.
  • Generally easy-going, this powerful dog requires sensible handling as it can be difficult to control and may become protective of its owner.
  • Suitable in both hot and cold climates, it requires little grooming.
  • This breed needs an ample living area and being one of the largest dogs in the world, will need large quantities of food.
  • Makes a good guard dog.

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