More Molossers

A Tosa Inu afficionado goes in search of a new puppy.

Sumerian dog from 2100 B.C.E., courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum. Can dog breeders -- better yet, should dog breeders -- try to replicate this ancient Molosser?
The creator of the American Molossus seeks to re-create the ancient guard dog of Mesopotamia. The effort has garnered a lot of media headlines -- and not a little controversy.

Boerboel registrations were on the upswing in 2018, along with many other Molosser breeds.
On the American Kennel Club's newly released list of its most popular breeds for 2018, most Molossers either maintained their rankings, or in some cases even moved up.

"The Old English Mastiff Club Show at the Crystal Palace: Taking a Photograph Under Difficulties," 1890. Some things never change!
Handlers share their tried-and-true tips on wrangling, um, showing Molossers to best advantage in the ring.
Mastiffs rule as the AKC Museum of the Dog opens in Manhattan.
A Bullmastiff with no tail? A larger Cane Corso? A Shar-Pei on steroids? No, it's a Boerboel, and those unfamiliar with the breed have a large learning curve.
Your heart is encased in a cement block, your throat is in a vice, and your whole body feels like you are dragging the Titanic’s anchor behind you. This is what it feels like to mourn a Molosser.  
A veterinarian shares the pros and cons — but mostly pros — of naturally reared and raw-fed Molossers.
With apologies to the Bard, how do Molosser owners suffer the slings and goobers of outrageous slobber?
What you need to know before your Molosser undergoes anesthesia.

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