Breeds

On January 1, 2011, the American Kennel Club formally admitted two Molosser breeds, the Dogo Argentino and the Boerboel, into its Miscellaneous Group, the final step before formal recognition. Here, representatives from each parent club answer some questions from Modern Molosser.
Too much of a good thing? Never! Columnist Bas Bosch contemplates a year awash with quality Dogues de Bordeaux.
As the American Kennel Club confronts a classification system that is bursting at the seams, the registry contemplates giving Molosser a group of their own.
One size doesn't fit all: Richard Eichhorn makes the case against pigeonholing the Tibetan Mastiff.
After the Cane Corso’s AKC ring debut, the ups and downs.
The number-one cause of death in the Dogue de Bordeaux is cancer -- in particular, lymphoma. Now, researchers are fighting back.
Diehard Harry Potter fans can rattle off every particular of J.K. Rowling’s phantasmagorical saga of wizardry and adolescent angst — including the fact that Hogwarts gameskeeper Rubeus Hagrid’s beloved dog Fang was played on the big screen by a series of Neapolitan Mastiffs.
Who says Molossers don't have what it takes to excel in everything from agility to flyball? Meet these supersized movers and shakers!
The proposed FCI standard is an attempt to fine-tune certain aspects of breed type that define the Mastino, particularly in terms of head and body proportions. 
Color has become a point of controversy in Tibetan Mastiffs in recent years. Here, a U.S. breeder discusses the genetics behind the various hues – and cries.

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