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Mastiff

Mastiff

MASTIFF DOG BREED Description: The Mastiff (also known as English Mastiff) was originally used for hunting and grazing cattle. Also, this breed has participated in dog fights and fought in the…

Samoyed

Samoyed

Description: Allegedly, the Samoyed took the name from the population of Samoyeds settled in northwestern Siberia. Then, the selection of these extraordinary Nordic animals continued mainly in England. This breed…

Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees

GREAT PYRENEES DOG BREED Description: The Great Pyrenees (Pyrenean Mountain Dog) is a very loyal dog, which makes him an excellent protector. This dog was bred to be a livestock…

Great Dane

Great Dane

GREAT DANE DOG BREED Description: The Great Dane (also known as the German Mastiff), which is often referred to as a gentle giant, is really very sweet, gentle, and playful….

Giant Schnauzer

Giant Schnauzer

GIANT SCHNAUZER Description: This breed is the largest variety of the Schnauzer family. The Giant Schnauzer is a versatile breed, which was developed in Germany for the purpose of herding cattle….

Dogue de Bordeaux

Dogue de Bordeaux

DOGUE DE BORDEAUX DOG BREED Description: The Dogue de Bordeaux (also known as Bordeaux Mastiff, French Mastiff or Bordeauxdog) is a large French Mastiff breed and one of the most…

Bullmastiff

Bullmastiff

BULLMASTIFF DOG BREED Description: The Bullmastiff is a great companion and amazing guard dog. Despite its striking appearance, this breed can actually be very affectionate. The Bullmastiff is devoted to…