Colour: Rich black, black and tan, brown, various shades of gold, grey and blue; grey and blue and tan
Lifespan: 10 to11 years
Tibetan Mastiff is a courageous, protective and independent.
Courageous and independent, Tibetan Mastiffs are easy-going and calm. Reserved with strangers, they are loyal and protective towards their owners and territory. Early socialization and training is essential for these gentle giants.
Originally bred: to guard livestock.
This is a strong and protective dog.
Medium. Enjoys exercise.
Owners: affectionate, independent
Children: natural guard
Other pets: good if raised with them
Strangers: reserved, territorial
Unfamiliar dogs: can be problematic
Experienced, strong-willed owner who has the time to socialize this large dog and the space to exercise it adequately and safely.
Tends to be aggressive to other dogs. May be aggressive to strangers unless properly socialized.
This dog will leave loose hair in the house. Its thick coat needs daily grooming to prevent mats from forming.
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