Category: mastiff

This mornings lesson gave me the inspiration f…

This mornings lesson gave me the inspiration for this post. Your dog will give you “teachable” lessons everyday. It is best to pay attention follow through on them.

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In today’s lesson, the dog keyed into a situation as if he was going to react but his owner didn’t correct him. In these moments it is best to correct your dog, even after the fact. A dog would understand why it is being corrected despite catching them after the fact.

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Next time you find yourself with your dog, identify the teachable moments and correct them. Your dog will understand and you’ll appreciate it when he gets it.

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This breed, considered a #Mastiff grew such a …

This breed, considered a #Mastiff grew such a good reputation for their ability to rescue drowning swimmers that they were once required at lifeguard stations along the British coast.

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Name this breed, for bonus points name the type (has to do with the color of the dog)

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This #mastiff and the DeBeers Diamond mining c…

This #mastiff and the DeBeers Diamond mining company shared a brief history together in the early 20th century.

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Name this breed….

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#bigdog #debeers #diamonds #diamondsupply #supreme #dog #dogs #dogstagram #pets #puppy #puppiesofinstagram #instadog #history #instalike #bulldog #workingdog #bullmastiff (at Los Angeles Dodgers)

The Swiss Confederation controlled the German …

The Swiss Confederation controlled the German city of Rottweil from 1463 to 1803, and the herding dog now known as the Rottweiler derived from tri-colored Swiss dogs that were also used to create the St. Bernard. You can say that the Rottweiler is more related to the St. Bernard than it would be to any other German breed. (Boxer, Dobe, Great Dane)

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The myth that a Brandy barrel was carried on a St. Bernard’s neck is false. The monks of the St. Bernard Hospice deny that any St. Bernard has ever carried casks or small barrels around their necks; they attribute the image to an 1820 painting by Edwin Landseer, where an Alpine Mastiffs Reanimated a Distressed Traveler (which became a popular engraving in 1831 by Charles Landseer).

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The name “St. Bernard" was not in widespread use until the middle of the 19th century. “Saint Dogs”, “Noble Steeds”, “Alpenmastiff”, or “Barry Dogs” we’re common names before that time with Barry dogs being given for the famous St. Bernard who was credited with saving more than 40 lives during his lifetime.

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St. Bernard dogs are no longer used for Alpine rescues with the last recorded instance of a rescue in 1955.
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#stbernard #saintbernard #dog #dogs #dogstagram #pup #mastiff #newfoundland #boxer #greatdane #dobe #bernesemountaindog #pets #bigdog #history #wordoftheday #instadog #instalike #workingdog (at Culver City Arts District)

#mastiff have played a major role in the lives…

#mastiff have played a major role in the lives of people over the past hundreds of years and this dog has been involved in helping many. Unlike what many today are accustomed to seeing this dog was a short hair breed before the introduction of another breed.

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Name this breed, for bonus points name the added breed as well.

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#dog #dogs #dogstagram #pets #history #europe #bigdog #pup #mastiffsofinstagram #puppy #instadog #instalike #facts #picoftheday #blackandwhite #movie #life #love (at Savi Ranch Center)

Should this breed be considered a #mastiff too…

Should this breed be considered a #mastiff too? It surely is one of the largest dogs in the world, being taller and heavier than a Great Dane on average.

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Name this breed…..

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#dog #dogs #dogstagram #pup #puppy #dogsofinstagram #pets #history #instadog #instalike #humpdaymotivation #bigdog #workingdog #greatdane #huntingdog #hunter #pics #picoftheday (at Danny K’s)

Other facts about the Great Dane, (err) German…

Other facts about the Great Dane, (err) German Mastiff…

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They’re known for their huge height, but statistically they’re not the tallest breed. On average, Irish Wolfhounds tend to be taller than Great Danes.

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Pennsylvania’s founder, William Penn, was a Great Dane fan. A portrait of Penn with a Great Dane hangs in the governor’s residence. Pennsylvania named the Great Dane its official state dog in 1967.

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Three cartoon dogs were Great Danes. Marmaduke, Astro and Scooby-Doo.

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The Great Dane became the National dog of Germany in 1876 overshadowing other more popular German breeds such as the German Shepherd, Rottweiler, Doberman and Boxer.

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#greatdane #germany #german #dobe #boxer #rottweiler #pets #germanshepherd #history #scoobydoo #mastiff #bigdog #dog #dogs #dogstagram #irishwolfhound #dogsofinstagram #instadog #facts #instalike (at Marriot Hotel Los Angeles)

This is another breed that is considered a #ma…

This is another breed that is considered a #mastiff that I might have to disagree with as well (future post)

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The breed is also the official state dog of a state here in the US. You can find a painting of the state’s founder and his dog hanging in the Governor’s reception room.

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Name the breed…..

#mastiff #dog #history #america #dogs #dogstagram #pets #pup #bigdog #workingdog #hunting #mastiffsofinstagram #instadog #instalike #pics #picoftheday #questions #answer (at Irvine BMW)

In a recent post I stated my opinion that the …

In a recent post I stated my opinion that the Argentine Dogo is not a MASTIFF. This isn’t a diss to the creators (the Martinez family) nor am I trying to disenfranchise anyone about the breed. In fact this is one of the few breeds that was created in recent times that is functional and PURPOSE DRIVEN and I truly like. As @hbains707 commented in my post, “I don’t think he (Dr. Martinez) intended any labels” I agree!

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These were the breeds that influenced the DOGO to become the breed it is today. POINTER, BOXER, BULL TERRIER, BULLDOG, IRISH WOLFHOUND, DOGUE DE BORDEAUX, GREAT PYRENEES, GREAT DANE and the FIGHTING DOG of CORDOBA.

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With that many breeds and less than half being “MASTIFF” (Bordeaux for their strength, Great Dane hunting ability and size, Great Pyrenees for size and it’s white color & Irish Wolfhound for its size and hunting ability) technically in terms of percentage, this mixture wouldn’t make it half a Mastiff, let alone a full blown Mastiff breed.

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It is important to point out that the Fighting Dog of Cordoba (extinct today) was a breed established in Argentina and was its main ingredient to produce the DOGO. It was a mixture of Mastiff, Bulldog, Bull terrier and Boxer.

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With Boxer, Bull terrier and Bulldog to add tenacity and go. Pointer and Irish Wolfhound adding the nose and hunting ability. If anything the Dogo is more of a Hunting/Coursing dog bred for extreme hunting rather than a cumbersome Mastiff.

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If you make it down this far, thank you for reading as this is my opinion and I would be open to hear anyone’s comments about it.

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#dogo #dogoargentino #pets #dogoftheday #dogs #dog #pup #puppy #instadog #instalike #history #greatpyrenees #boxer #bulldog #bullterrier #pointer #doguedebordeaux #mastiff #irishwolfhound #argentina (at El Gaucho Grill)

A popular myth amongst dog historians is this …

A popular myth amongst dog historians is this breeds ancestry of Molossers, with many claiming that mastiffs descends from the breed.

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Name this breed….

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#dog #dogs #pets #history #mastiff #dogstagram #pup #puppy #bigdog #workingdog #instadog #instagood #blackandwhite #newfies #nature #picoftheday #life #amazing (at Carbon Canyon Regional Park)