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American Mastiff

Overview of American Mastiff



American Mastiff dog breed is Pure breed Large in size. Fur of American Mastiff is short and smooth . Basic origin of American Mastiff is America. American Mastiff is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train, American Mastiff is commonly Protective, Loyal, Calm, Dignified, Loving. American Mastiffs are excellent family dogs as they are good enough with children and highly devoted to their owners. They are noble, relax, calm, and quiet. While American Mastiffs are very protective, they are never aggressive. Rather, they make excellent watch dogs and only attack if their families (especially children) are in danger. American Mastiffs are social, wise, and gentle with people, and they are very patient with small children and other animals.
American Mastiff is available in Fawn, Brindle, Apricot Colors.

Height and weight of American Mastiff

Adult Male of American Mastiff is about Male: 72–90 kg and adult female of American Mastiff is about 63–81 kg in Weight.
Height of American Mastiff is commonly 65–91 cm.

Common Health Issues of American Mastiff


American Mastiff has tendency to suffer from hip dysplasia  

Appearance of American Mastiff

According to greatdogsite_com The American Mastiff is a large, powerful dog with a wide, heavy, rectangular-shaped head and a powerfully muscular build. The breed has a deep, rounded chest and well-sprung ribs. Their limbs are well-built, straight, and well-muscled, and their burly necks are thick and slightly arched. American Mastiffs have a long tail that reaches the hocks, and a pair of high set ears that are semi-round in shape. Their medium-sized muzzle is well-proportioned and features a black nose. American Mastiffs have teeth that close in a scissors bite and dark, amber-colored eyes. American Mastiff puppies are born darkly colored, and as they get older they become lighter. The breed’s coat can vary slightly in color, but is usually a light fawn that may or may not have some white markings.

Working Class of American Mastiff

Basically American Mastiff is Guard dog but is also used as Watch and Companion dog.

Training of American Mastiff

American Mastiff is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your American Mastiff.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your American Mastiff should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of American Mastiff

Daily exercise for your American Mastiff is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your American Mastiff is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of American Mastiff with children and other pets

American Mastiff is good with children of any age and animals of any size.

Special instructions related to your American Mastiff

They respond to threats with judicious warnings and courageous action if needed.

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