To understand rustic Molossers like the Dogo Argentino and Cane Corso, look to this cigarette-smoking icon.

Dr. Antonio Nores Martinez, right, in 1948.
Read his own words about Argentina's "perro de presa."
A TikTok video of this impossibly pelted Tibetan Mastiff goes viral. Is it a correct coat for the breed?
Actually, Bulldog influence is not always something to celebrate in Molossers.
How much exercise is too much exercise for a Dogue de Bordeaux? When she posted a video of her Dogue on a long hike, a Colorado owner got a variety of opinions — not all of them positive.
Never Ebeneezer Scrooge or Oliver Twist. The cast of characters we're focused on are the many real-life dogs owned by famous author Charles Dickens.
America's most famous — and richest — family also bred some of the first Bullmastiffs in the United States.