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Bullmastiffs with very foreshortened muzzles, such as this puppy, are not in keeping with the standard.

The Long and Short of It

In the face of bans against breeding snub-nosed dogs, Helene Nietsch reminds that the Bullmastiff is not a brachycephalic breed.

Totally Tosa

Enrico Drudi of Tisama Tosa Ken kennel in San Marino shares three decades of experience with the Tosa Inu, Japan's answer to the mastiff.


Cartoon from Punch magazine in 1846 depicting Bill George's famous Canine Castle dog dealership.

By George

London dog dealer Bill George was famous for his canny ability to find a good dog no matter who bred it, which helped produce one of the most famous Mastiffs to first grace the show ring.


AKC-registered Boerboel must have pedigrees that pass a litmus test.

Paper Trail

Can you get your South African-bred Boerboel registered with the American Kennel Club? It depends on what's in that pedigree.

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