Canis ISSN: 2398-2942


Contributor(s): Miller W


General information

  • Ancestry is said to go back to the Molossian dog of the Romans. More recent ancestor was the Bullenbeisser, a bull fighting dog from Germany. From these fighting roots the breed became a war dog and then a guarding breed.
  • A boisterous breed of good temperament and suitable for family life.
  • Needs a good amount of exercise.

Biological Data

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