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Kalu's Story

Swapped for a jacket, a Tibetan Mastiff named Kalu was acquired by Anne Rohrer and became a founding dog for the breed in the United States.

Foreign Service

Six feet tall, with striking red hair, Ann Rohrer was nothing short of the grande dame of Tibetan Mastiffs in America. Laying the groundwork for breeding programs outside of Tibet, she ultimately transformed this ancient breed into a documented purebred.

Early Bullmastiff Osmaston Turk
A splendid specimen. Osmaston Turk. Weight 120 lbs. Dam, Old Nell, half Bloodhound, half Mastiff. Owned by Mr. Biggs.

A Plea for the Bullmastiff

Originally appearing in 1911, this article argues the virtues of the fledgling Bull-Mastiff, even as the Mastiff was on the wane.

His Excellency President Kevin Baugh greets Molossia tourists.
His Excellency President Kevin Baugh greets Molossia tourists, and stamps their passports. There were 48 visitors in 2015, one of whom was actor Jack Black.

All Hail, Molossia!

Move over, ancient Epirus. The modern nation of Molossia exists in Dayton, Nevada -- and Molosser dogs are more than welcome.

Neapolitan Mastiff
In American show rings, Neapolitan Mastiffs are often relegated to the sidelines because many judges are simply not knowledgeable or comfortable enough to reward them.

No Respect

Neapolitan Mastiffs are often relegated to the sidelines because many judges are simply not knowledgeable or comfortable enough to reward them.

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