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Tibetan Mastiff

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Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 11 years of age

Weight & Height
140 to 180 pounds & 25 to 28 inches at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia, Skin conditions, Ear Infections, thyroid disease and canine inherited Demyelinative Neuropathy

Physical Description
Large, heavy, powerful dog. The head is broad and heavily wrinkled. The muzzle is square and nose is broad. The eyes are brown and slanted. The ears are drop. Long tail curles over the back.

Loyal to its owner, but it wary of strangers. The Tibetan Mastiff is usually good with children and other dogs. This is a dominant breed and needs a dominant owner

Early training is essential in this breed.. Start when it is a pup

Living Conditions
Not suitable for apartments, this dog needs at least a large yard

Regular brushing needed especially during shedding.

Average Amounts of exercise needed once it reaches adulthood.. Young pups should not be overexercised while the bones are still growing

Coat Texture
Long, thick coat with a heavy under-layer

Coat Colors
Black, Black/Tan, Brown, Grey, Brown/Tan, Grey/Tan

4-8 pups per litter.

Continental Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club


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