Colour: Tan and Brown
Lifespan: 10 years
The Bullmastiff is powerful, reliable and alert.
Powerful and strong, Bullmastiffs require training and owners need physical strength if they are to stay in control. These dogs do not require very much exercise considering their large size, but they need careful socialization with other dogs to remain tolerant.
Originally bred: as a guard dog.
The Bullmastiff is protective, strong and independent.
Low - Medium. Enjoys exercise but not over-demanding.
Owners: affectionate, loyal
Children: protective, can knock over small children
Other pets: good if raised with them
Strangers: reserved unless well socialized
Unfamiliar dogs: can be problematic unless well socialized
Experienced, physically strong, strong-willed owner who will socialize and train this powerful dog well.
Tends to be aggressive to other dogs and to strangers unless well socialized.
This dog's shortened nose can make breathing difficult, and it is likely to snore. Loose jowls can lead to lack of saliva control.
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