Argentinean Mastiff
Dogo Argentino

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Argentinean Mastiff
Dogo Argentino

Argentina, 1920s.

Companion, Hunting

Life Expectancy
The Argentinean Mastiff can live up to 11 - 12 years on average

Weight & Height
80 to 100 pounds & 24 to 27 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia
Sun Sensitivity

Physical Description
Large, muscular and powerful dog. It has a large, broad head and a short, broad muzzle. The short drop ears are set wide apart and may be cropped or left natural. The nose is large and black that may have some pink on it. The eyes are almond-shaped and they are dark brown to dark hazel. The chest is deep and the hindquarters are muscular. The tail is natural.

Loyal family companion that loves children. They can be dominant with other dogs and may not be the best dog for a family that has lots of pets.

Consistant ,well-balanced training needed. This dog is not for the beginner dog owner

Living Conditions
This breed will do ok in an apartment if exercised properly

Little grooming needed, bath when necessary

Needs regular long-walks and/or a large fenced yard to run freely in

Coat Texture
Short, smooth coat

Coat Colors




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6-12 puppies can be born per litter. Socialization and training should begin at an early age..

American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club


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Argentinean Mastiff Breeders

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