Giant Maso Mastiff

He is not recognized by the F.C.I.

Origin
U.S.A.
Translation
Francis Vandersteen

A brief presentation of the Giant Maso Mastiff

Giant Maso Mastiffs resemble very shiny Old English Mastiffs, available in a wider variety of colors, including fawn, gray, gray brindle, solid black, brindle, reverse and apricot.

History of the Giant Maso Mastiff

The Giant Maso Mastiff is a new breed in development, not a hybrid dog. Mastiffs were started around 2001 and have several years to go before they are complete. The lines consisted of Old English Mastiff and Cane Corso Italiano. The founder states that they are not a 50%-50% hybrid, it's 75%-85% Old English Mastiff. The aim is to create a mastiff that will be healthier, more athletic and live longer.

Appearance of the Giant Maso Mastiff

The Giant Maso Mastiff is a large dog with a lean, muscular body. Everything about this dog shows stability and strength. It has a big, massive head and a long, powerful muzzle. His lips extend well beyond his mouth. His ears are medium-sized and floppy. The eyes are dark and close-set. The neck is thick and strong, covered with loose folds of skin. The chest is broad and solid, and the back is beautifully curved. The tail is long and supple. Its body may not emphasize agility, but this dominant dog has an imposing appearance complemented by elegant movements. The coat is very short, but dense and very glossy. Colors vary, but generally the most predominant are fawn, gray or black to brindle. The legs are long and muscular, giving the whole body a certain suppleness. At the withers, the male measures around 76 centimeters and the female around 69 centimeters, with the male weighing between 80 and 90 kilos and the female between 60 and 61 kilos.

Temperament of the Giant Maso Mastiff

Confident, vigilant and patient, the Giant Mastiff is gentle with its family. Intelligent and dignified. He rarely barks, but it's in his nature to defend his territory and family. Calm, stable and docile. Good temperament, but very large and heavy. Responds well to calm, but firm, requires patient training. This breed loves to please and needs lots of companionship. Lives to please its owners. Usually gets along well with other dogs. Guard dog training is unnecessary for this naturally protective breed. Loves his family and doesn't mind being home alone all day. Fairly easy to train. Loves children. Masos have little or no drool. The goal of training this dog is to achieve pack leader status. It's a natural instinct for a dog to have a pack chaf. When we humans live with dogs, we become their pack. The whole pack cooperates under one leader. The lines are clearly defined. You and all other humans must be higher in the pecking order than the dog. This is the only way your relationship can be a success.

Needs and activities of the Giant Maso Mastiff

Even though it's so big, this dog will do well even in an apartment, as it's not very active outdoors. What's more, a small yard would be perfect for his character type. Nevertheless, he needs daily walks and regular exercise to stay in shape. He tends to be lazy indoors and won't mind if you leave him alone from time to time.

Maintenance of the Giant Maso Mastiff

With its medium coat, the smooth, short-haired coat is easy to care for, and a good brushing twice a week will suffice. Giant Maso Mastiffs have floppy ears, so they should be checked for ear infections. Wax build-up and dirt should be removed. His nails should be trimmed, especially if they don't wear themselves out, and his teeth should be cleaned 2 or 3 times a week to prevent dental disease.

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