Kurdish Dog Breed
The Persian Sarabi dog also known as Persian Mastiff, Persian Shepherd and Iranian Mastiff is a breed of livestock guardian dog indigenous to north of Iran
The Red Necklaces worn by Tibetan Mastiff to protect them from predators and to distinguish them from a distance.
One of the ancient molosser and very popular.
Believed by some to be a direct descendant of the war dogs brought to India by Alexander the Great in 300 B.C.
The legendary Cossack Mastiff is believed by many to be much older than the 17th century, when it received its name
There is very little information about this breed, other than it being reported as a cross between the Cane Corso Italiano and the mighty Abruzzese Mastiff
This large Molosser is thought to be a result of crossing the Spanish Mastiff with the Great Pyrenees and old Navarra herders, Cataluna sheepdogs and Italian Alpine Mastiffs
Native to the island of Puerto Rico, the mighty Borincano was developed from local working dogs and European mastiffs brought by the Spanish colonial forces, such as the Mastin Espanol, Dogue de Bordeaux and the Bloodhound, among others
Extremely rare even in India, the ancient Sindh Mastiff is more commonly found in Pakistan, where it is used as a fighting dog
The legendary Rabo Torto can trace its ancestry back to common crosses between local Terceira Island dogs and various European breeds
This ancient working breed is on its way to extinction, reportedly only existing in two-digit numbers in Algeria today
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
The ancient Hellenic Mastiff is one of the original Molossian dogs, as well as the progenitor of most European breeds of the mastiff type, most notably the Mastin Espanol and its Mediterranean derivatives
With ancient roots in the old East-European shepherds and Asian mastiffs brought to the Iberian Peninsula by the Greek and Phoenician traders some 2000 years ago
This legendary Russian Molosser is unfortunately extinct, the last documented specimens having been destroyed by the revolutionaries of 1917, as a sign of victory over the Tzar, who was very fond of the breed
The original Belgian Chien de Trait of the Middle Ages is believed to be extinct today
he majestic Cane Garouf is an increasingly rare breed from the Italian Alps, most commonly associated with the north-western region of Piemonte close to the French border, but also found further up north, in Switzerland
This breed is a re-creation of the ancient Russian Water Dog, which is believed to had been instrumental in the establishment of many Western breeds
Originally developed in Detroit's Metro area, the early Panja Mastiff was a result of crossing Pit Bull Terriers, Rottweilers and Bandogs