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Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Tibetan Mastiff History: Guardian of Ancient Monasteries
Midtown Manhattan may be an unlikely place to have my first encounter with the Tibetan Mastiff, but there they were— four behemoths charging toward me from the far end of a long hallway at the home of Martha Felsenstein. president of the American Tibetan Mastiff Association (ATMA). The pack was led— naturally— by a little […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/tibetan-mastiff-history-ancient-guardian-monasteries/ | January 31, 2022
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 9 Fun Facts About the Mastiff
The calm, sensitive, and self-assured Mastiff is an enormous, powerful dog with a long history. These excellent guard dogs from the Working Group also make perfect foot warmers and couch-potato companions. Here are nine interesting Mastiff facts to know. 1. Mastiff-Like Dogs Appeared in Ancient Art There is evidence that Mastiff-like dogs lived in the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/9-fun-facts-about-the-mastiff/ | September 22, 2021
Expert Advice: Feature How a Microchip Helped Reunite a Tibetan Mastiff With His Breeder 1800 Miles Away
In February 2021, Tibetan Mastiff breeders Dan Nechemias and his wife Lois Claus received the phone call that no breeder wants to hear. Waffle, a male puppy they sold to a new breeder in San Antonio, Texas three years ago, was one of several Tibetan Mastiffs seized in an animal neglect situation. The dog had […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/a-microchip-help-reunite-waffle-tibetan-mastiff-with-breeder/ | June 7, 2021
Joseph of Hellingly, Mastiff. c. 1925
Expert Advice: Breed History Mastiff History: From War Dogs to Loyal Companions
Over the centuries, Mastiffs have maintained a reputation for their irrepressible protective streak. Learn more about the history of this dignified breed.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/mastiff-history/ | May 11, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Neapolitan Mastiff History: Get to Know the Giant, Italian Guard Dog
You don’t have to speak a word of Italian to understand opera: With a universality that transcends spoken word, its arias plunge a listener into the depths of our most primal human emotions – love and hate, jealousy and revenge. You also don’t need to know anything about dogs to register the similarly strong emotions […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/neapolitan-mastiff-history-italian-guard-dog/ | March 11, 2021
Expert Advice: Training Mastiff Breaks Breed Stereotypes at First-Ever Fast CAT Invitational
One of Maria Ruoto's goals has always been to shatter the "couch potato" reputation that Mastiffs are oftentimes stuck with. Maria first fell in love with the breed after lots of research and attending as many dog shows as she could. After meeting many different breeds, she decided the Mastiff would be the perfect fit […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/mastiff-quint-fast-cat-invitational/ | December 2, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Mastiff vs. Bullmastiff: How to Tell the Difference
There are many large, muscular dog breeds. And several have droopy flews (big, hanging upper lips). But can you tell them apart? For those unfamiliar with the breeds, the Mastiff and the Bullmastiff in particular can be tricky to distinguish. Read on to learn about these two formidable protectors. Mastiff Mix-Up When Diane Collings, two-time […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/how-to-tell-the-difference-mastiff-vs-bullmastiff/ | July 15, 2020
Monge [?], Bullmastiff. 1963
Expert Advice: Breed History Bullmastiff History: From World-Class Protector to Family Companion
If civilization is the intersection of a group of people with their environment, so too are their dogs. Learn about the history behind the Bullmastiff.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/bullmastiff-history/ | May 11, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Steve Krulish and Jackie Smith of StoneBull Bullmastiffs
StoneBull BullMastiffs is a small hobby kennel located in the southwest corner of New Hampshire. Owners Steve Krulish and Jackie Smith have been involved in Bullmastiffs since 1989. With each litter, they say that their goals remain the same: to produce sound, healthy puppies that are good examples of the breed and who will enrich […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/steve-krulish-and-jackie-smith-of-stonebull-bullmastiffs/ | December 10, 2018
mastiff best in booth
Expert Advice: Events Mastiff Wins AKC Meet the Breeds “Best Booth in Show”
Every year in conjunction with the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin the general public is given the exciting opportunity to meet (and more importantly, play with!) over 100 different dog breeds at AKC Meet the Breeds. Attendees get the opportunity to learn about the different breeds and find out which dog might be […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/mastiff-wins-best-booth-in-show/ | December 17, 2017

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