This magnificient protection breed was developed by Dominick Donovan of the New Jersey based Donovan K-9 Training And Breeding Facilities, reportedly from established working dogs such as the Belgian Malinois, Dutch Shepherd, American Pit Bull Terrie…
Another breed bearing a rather misleading name, the Bandog is becoming increasingly popular worldwide
Not to be confused with the Catahoula Bullterrier, the Catahoula Pit Bull Dog was originally developed in the late 1800's from Irish, English and American fighting and hunting dogs, but it became virtually extinct until it was revived in the 198…
The Serbian Defense Dog is a re-creation of the old Serbian Mastiff of the Middle Ages, which became extinct during the early 20th century
One of the Troika of "Russian" guarding breeds, the Caucasian rains as top dog
Sarplaninac is a breed of Antiquity, believed by many to be one of, if not the oldest true Molosser in the World.
This breed was developed by Luigi Langella in mid 1980's, using a strict breeding programme based on bio-mechanics and genetic research. The breeds used to create this impressive working dog were the English Bullterrier, Staffordshire Bull Terri…
The American Bully is currently being promoted as a new pure breed apart from the American Pit Bull Terrier
his is a classic Italian bulldogge/mastiff, descended from the old Roman Molossers, closely associated with the southern Puglia region and related to the Neapolitan
In the United States, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier breeders preferred taller and bulkier dogs than those in England, which resulted in the consistently larger AmStaff
Considered un-pure and inferiour by the Sarplaninac authorities, as well as by traditional Serbian and Macedonian breeders, the Albanian Qen Sharri is commonly found in the northern part of the country close to the Yugoslavian border, near and in the…
This was an immensely popular working strain of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier breed, developed in Ireland during the 19th century. Whereas the English dogs were primarily fighters and vermin killers, the Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrier was also use…
It is believed that the ancient Central Asian dogs are the ancestors of all breeds.
This lovely companion dog was developed by crossing the smaller specimens of the Bullmastiff breed with the English Bulldog and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier
This wonderful ancient Turkish breed is sometimes regarded as just a color variant of the Anatolian Shepherd Dog in the West. This is definitely NOT the case, seeing how there are some major physical and temperament differences between these dogs
Found throughout Northern Iran, the ancient Sage Mazandarani is believed to be descended from old Hyrcanian Mastiffs of Persi
This rare Molosser from Kazakhstan is viewed by many as just another variant of the Central Asian Ovcharka breed, even though it is much older than the popular Russian creation. Being one of the mountain varieties of the old Persian Mastiff and thus …
One of the ancient molosser and very popular.
Anatolian Mastiff name is sometimes incorrectly used for the Kangal and other Coban Kopegi breeds in the West, it should be noted that this is actually a separate breed
One of the most fascinating Molossers in history, this legendary eastern warrior is thought by some of its fanciers to had remained pure and unchanged since ancient times