The author with her first homebred Tauralan Ruby Tuesday, circa 1974.
The author with her first homebred Tauralan Ruby Tuesday, circa 1974.
Longtime breeder Carol Beans of Tauralan Bullmastiffs looks back over four decades in the breed – and shares her thoughts on what the future might hold.
Bullmastiff breeder and judge Helene Nietsche of Banstock Bullmastiffs gives a hands-on demonstration on what to look for in a promising Bullmastiff puppy.
Farcroft Felons Frayeur, whelped in 1927
Farcroft Felons Frayeur, whelped in 1927, was an early champion for Moseley.
At his Farcroft kennel in Stoke-on-Trent in the 1920s and '30s, S.E. Moseley perfected and solidified Bullmastiff type.
Emily Bronte's Bullmastiff Keeper
If you thought Heathcliff had it rough on those moors, consider what Emily Brontë dishes out to her Bullmastiff, Keeper.
Emily Brontë was famous for her Gothic novel, Wuthering Heights. But she was also a Bullmastiff owner with a rather heavy hand.
Thorneywood Terror was a Bullmastiff prototype who always got his man.
Carol Beans of Tauralan Bullmastiffs in California walks us through the breed standard, line by line.
Because of a quirk of biology, a litter of puppies can have more than one father. We explore these intentional "multi-sired" litters.
In this unabashed love letter to the two breeds that have captivated her over the decades – the Mastiff and, later, the Bullmastiff – Judy Nash sums up their essence with anecdotes so powerful and moving, we'd keep the Kleenex close by.
Molosser owners often encounter "breedism" when they join training classes with more "traditional" breeds. Learn what Sharron Mischefski of New Zealand did to overcome these stereotypes -- and turn her once recalcitrant Bullmastiff into a non-stop dog who's dying to work for her!

Bullmastiff from a 1952 French magazine cover, which referred to it as “the dog of the future.” But in breeding for the time and place in which they live, are breeders irrevocably changing the breed’s fundamental character?
While I was at school, I had two burning ambitions: One was to own a Bullmastiff and the other was to have a Bull Terrier with my own affix. For as long as I can remember, we had show dogs in our home, and to us, there was only one type of Bull Terrier: the white, dome-faced, very jaunty creature...