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Dogue de Bordeaux at Tring
Head study of Turk the Dogue de Bordeaux at Tring.

The Right Stuff

The taxidermied-dog gallery in Britain’s Natural History Museum has some surprising Molossers – including Mastiffs and Dogues – in the mix.

Proof of her breed's athleticism, this Dogue de Bordeaux tries her paw at the fast-paced Sighthound sport of lure coursing.

Workin' It

In lure coursing, what Dogues don’t have in the grace of a Sighthound they make up for in focus.

Cane Corso puppy frolicking
Docility, sociability, temperament, curiosity, watchfulness and fiber are among the traits that comprise Cane Corso temperament.

Temperamental Journey

If we lose the temperament, argues Cane Corso fancier Michael Ertaskiran, we lose the breed. 

China Syndrome

Christofer Habig outlines a plan to split the Tibetan Mastiff into two breeds: a true long-haired mastiff called the Zang Ao and the more moderate Do Khyi.

A head study of Ch. Snowy Mountain Chakotay at Iron Hills. Note the beautiful nose and lip pigment, as well as the absence of eye-rim pigment. While very desirable, pigmented eye rims are not a requirement of any Dogo standard.

Spot On

Dogo breeders strive to accomplish what Mother Nature has created in the polar bear — a black-skinned animal with a full white coat.