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Cerberus sculpted in sand at the 2009 International Festival of Sand Sculptures, in Lido di Jesolo, Italy.

Give 'Em Hell

Was Cerberus, the three-headed devil dog of Greek myth, a Molosser? Maybe even a Cane Corso or a Neo?


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 and Mastiff breeder Bill George was famous for his canny ability to find a good dog no matter who bred it.

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