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Mastiff Info

Mastiff Breed Information

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Lifespan: 8-10 years Height: 27-32" Shedding: Heavy Litter Size: 2-5 pups
Group: Working Weight: 150-200 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: XL

Breed Overview

The Mastiff is a XL dog breed, with a starting weight of 150 lbs that can reach 200 lbs. It is officially part of the Working group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Mastiff breed has a typical lifespan of 8 to 10 years, Short hair, and have Heavy shedding. Breeders interested in the Mastiff should know that the average litter size is between 2 to 5 puppies.

Mastiff Breed Characteristics

Group Working Drooler yes
Size XL Guard Dog yes
Origin England Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs small
Intelligent no Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Mastiff Temperament

territorial and courageous dog breed who makes a good watch-dog

Health Problems

hip and elbow dysplasia, bloating, PRA, ectropion, CHD, gastric torsion, PPM and cardiomyopathy

Mastiff Coat

Mastiff Dog Colors

Fawn, apricot or brindle

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