Fila Brasileiro

Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Molosser style.
When faced with these two extremes, Molosser fanciers should choose the middle ground: “Just right.”

Neapolitan Mastiff fanciers would easily spot their breed's influence in this Dogue de Bordeaux.
It’s a natural tendency to immerse ourselves in our chosen breed, to the exclusion of all others. But it's important to know what influences from other breeds can bedevil our own.
Did Sherlock Holmes hunt a Molosser instead of a Hound? Elementary, my dear Watson.
Two female Fila Brasileiros playing
For decades, critics contend, the Fila Brasileiro has been crossed with Great Danes and Neapolitan Mastiffs, in effect ruining the breed.