The Mastiff Dog Breed 1
The Mastiff dog breed is among the heaviest and toughest breeds in the world, weighing in excess of 200 lbs. 
Used in ancient times as arena gladiators where they participated in bull, bear, and dog combat, the Mastiff dog breed
is very intelligent, loyal and deeply devoted to their family. This breed is not for a first time dog owner. 
They require strict training and a firm, consistent owner to control their aggressive tendencies.

 

The Mastiff Dog Breed

Appenzeller Sennenhund
Bred to be both a guard dog and watchdog with a strong work ethic, the Appenzeller Sennenhund is very loyal, and is an excellent breed for the family or farm.

Belgian Mastiff
Intelligent and protective, the Belgian Mastiff is a large, hard working dog breed once used by the Belgian Army to pull equipment.

Canary
The Canary Dog requires a very dominant owner who understands the alpha nature in canines. Canaries make outstanding guard dogs.

Danish Broholmer
The Danish Broholmer remain a  large and impressive Mastiff breed. These powerful dogs are naturally alert and make good watchdogs.

Dogo Argentino (Argentinian Mastiff) An excellent guardian of the home and easy to train. Loyal, playful and intelligent, the Argentinian Dogo is good with children and loves to kiss and cuddle with those the family accepts.  

Dogue Bordeaux
(French Mastiff) Extremely loyal, patient, has a calm temperament and is devoted to his family. Fearless and confrontational with strangers, the Bordeaux is a first class watch and guard dog. This breed can be very aggressive with other dogs.

Entelbucher Sennenhund
Thought to be descended form the fighting mastiffs of the Roman legions, The Entlebucher is a people person dog and is one of the smaller Mastiff breeds.  Alert and very eager to please, today it is used as a livestock guarder and a companion dog.

Fila Brasileiro
(Brazilian Mastiff) The Fila Brasileiro breed is a natural protector and guard dog.  Extremely loyal to their family, they bond deeply with their owners, children and even other family pets.  But be wary, these gentle giants are powerful and require an owner that understands the alpha pack instinct.

Training Information

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