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Italian Mastiff

The Italian Mastiff Breed

Characteristics To understand more about the wonderful Italian Mastiff breed, first, we should take a look at the characteristics it has in common with all Mastiffs. Generally, this breed is massively built while still keeping an elegant appearance with its long muscles, short and oily coat, intense eyes and a wide muzzle. Mastiffs are known […]

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argentinian mastiff

The Argentine Mastiff Breed

Some History… The Argentine Mastiff, also known as Dogo Argentino, Argentine Dogo or Argentino Mastiff, was bred to produce the perfect hunting and working dog. The breed was developed in Argentina by the Martinez brothers, who wanted the dog to also have the characteristics of a loyal guard dog, who would defend their flocks, their […]

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Brazilian Mastiff breed

The Brazilian Mastiff Breed

All About the Fila Brasileiro The Brazilian Mastiff – or the Fila Brasileiro, to give them their others names – were brought to South America by the Conquistadors and eventually became best known as Brazil’s national dog. The ancestors of this dog included Bloodhounds, Mastiffs and bulldogs of European origin, which Conquistadors had taken with […]

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Cane Corso Mastiff

The Cane Corso Mastiff Breed

History The Cane Corso Mastiff goes by many names; The most popular being Cane Corso Italiano, Siciliano Branchiro, and Rare Breed Italian Mastiff. But how did this Mastiff make it onto the scene? The Ancient Roman Molosser, which looked much like the mastiff we know today, were used as war dogs and to hunt lions […]

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