Mastiff Dogs: About Tibetan Mastiff, English Mastiffs, and all things mastiff!
The search is finally over, at long last I've found my spirit animal. This giant mastiff recently competed in a dog show and when it came to the agility course he absolutely nailed it. The mastiff is a huge animal and they can weight over 200 pounds so normally you don't think of this breed when it comes speed and agility, until now.
#94. Neapolitan mastiff - 2019 registration rank: #100 highest of 193 breeds - Change in rank from previous year: +2 in popularity As one of the largest dog breeds in the world Neapolitan mastiffs can weigh up to 200 pounds. Because of their size, it's recommended that training for these dogs start early-otherwise these big animals will rule the roost. This slideshow was first published on Stacker
Mastiffs stand out due to their large size, as they are one of the heaviest dog breeds out there. A mastiff dog is usually calm and loving to its family, as long as you can get past its stubbornness during training sessions. - Understanding of new commands: 80 to 100 repetitions or more - Obey first command: 25% of the time or worse
Mastiffs weigh up to 160 pounds and are a massive breed developed to guard livestock from predators such as wolves. There are also accounts of them being used for entertainment as fighting dogs in ancient Roman arenas, where they were pitted against lions and tigers. Despite their fierce history, mastiffs are good-natured dogs and surprisingly docile.