Differences Between Kurdish Dogs And Spanish Mastiffs
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.
Frank Townsend Barton M.R.C.V.S Published 1905 |
The modern incarnation of the Brazilian Bandogge is a recently created protection breed, developed by crossing the American Pit Bull Terrier with the Fila Brasileiro and the English Bullmastiff
One of the ancient molosser and very popular.
A result of crossing the Dogue de Bordeaux with the English Bullmastiff, this large Molosser was developed on both sides of the Atlantic at different points over the past centuries
This lovely companion dog was developed by crossing the smaller specimens of the Bullmastiff breed with the English Bulldog and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier
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
The American Bullmastiff was a name assigned to a number of creations throughout the 20th century, from common working bulldog and mastiff crosses to various Bandogge types
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