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.
This gentle, super-sized Mastiff is a role model to disadvantaged schoolkids.
Spanish Mastiffs being presented in the show ring.
Showing dogs is a challenge, and even more so when the dog at the end of your lead is super-sized. Five Molosser handlers share their tricks of the trade.
Not to be bested: Breeder-judge Helene Nietsch presents a visual gallery of AKC Best in Show Bullmastiffs.
When it comes to classic pairings, there’s love and marriage … peanut butter and jelly … salt and pepper.
Dare we add … Bullmastiffs and Frenchies?
Guido Vandoni awards Best Group to Neapolitan Mastiff kennel Allevamento dello Stradone Vesuviano.
In this wide-ranging interview, Italian breeder-judge Guido Vandoni discusses ideal Mastino temperament, problems of hypertype, and his favorite memories of the breed.
Ed Hodas of Belmonte Kennels helped establish the Cane Corso in the United States. Take a walk with him down memory lane.