Neapolitan Mastiff Photos | Dogs Photos 2012

Reactions: 

Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff






Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff




Neapolitan Mastiff






The Neapolitan Mastiff is a direct descendant of the Middle East war dogs: the Molossus. It was often used to fight against lions, bears or gladiators in Roman arenas.
The Neapolitan Mastiff fought with the Roman legions. This is how they got spread everywhere in Europe. This breed was rediscovered approximately in 1940, in Italy, and is now becoming more and more popular.

Neapolitan Mastiff Breed Group

Working
Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff Size

Male: 26 to 31 inches
Female: 24 to 29 inches

Neapolitan Mastiff Weight

Male: Approximately 150 lbs
Female: Approximately 110 lbs

Neapolitan Mastiff Color(s)

The dog’s color can be gray, blue, black, mahogany and tawny. It can also come in darker shades of these colors.

Neapolitan Mastiff Coat

The coat is short, smooth and dense. It has straight hairs, no longer than 1 inch.

Neapolitan Mastiff Life Expectancy

About 9 – 10 years.

Neapolitan Mastiff Personality

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a steady dog. It is very intelligent and stubborn. It’s extremely protective and courageous as well as very suspicious of strangers but affectionate with the family and their friends. If not provoked, it is calm and silent. Females are better family pets because the males are more aggressive and dominant and females are better with children. Plus, males do not tolerate other males.
Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff Care

The Neapolitan Mastiff is very easy to take care of. Removing dead hairs with a brush once in a while is all it needs. It is an average shedder.
Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff Training

For the Neapolitan Mastiff, obedience training is a must. The training should start at a young age to avoid high dominance. The dog also needs to be socialized early to be sure that they don’t become too protective. The training approach should be strict and constant.
Add caption

Neapolitan Mastiff


Neapolitan Mastiff Activity

The Neapolitan Mastiff needs regular exercise. It has to be walked at least twice a day to stay healthy in what should be a big yard.

2 comments:

  1. I have been studying your blog posts during my break, and I need to admit your complete article has been very useful and very well composed.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thank you for some other informative blog. Where else could I get that type of information written in such an ideal means? I have a mission that I’m just now working on, and I have been at the look out for such information. read review

    ReplyDelete