Breeds


Mastiff in plaster, sculpted by Bolté more than 40 years ago.
Damara Bolté immortalized Mastiffs on her lead, and in her art.
Breeder-judge Richard Eichhorn gives a mentoring session on the nuances of Tibetan Mastiff head type.
From monitoring fetal heart rates to checking contractions, the WhelpWise service delivers peace of mind for Molosser breeds.
Modern Molosser asked six Mastiff breeders from around the world for their opinions on the state of the breed today. Here are their responses. */
A 19th-Century account of the Mastiff captures a new English breed just as its roots are set in American soil.
When Modern Molosser sent out a call for our “Got Ink?” contest, we were inundated with a dazzling array of body art. Check out these tats!
Dilated cardiomyopathy strikes nearly every Molosser breed – and its causes are far from clear.
Molosser breeders and exhibitors – particular in Bullmastiffs and Mastiff – agree that brindles face an unfairly uphill battle with judges.

Betty Baxter at Farnaby in 1975.
Janine Morffew interviews the long-time Mastiff breeder-judge and author. */

Tu-Bo, a very influential Nepalese import to Europe in the late 1970s and early ’80s.
Marta Kowalska of Poland discusses stylistic schisms that threaten to divide Tibetan Mastiff fanciers.

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