PURINA: Your Pet, Our Passion


Grand and dignified, the Mastiff is believed to have originated in Asia. A giant breed, he was bred in England as a watchdog for more than 2,000 years. Powerful, good-natured and docile, the Mastiff is a gentle, loyal companion best-suited for suburban or country life due to his size. Mastiffs require light exercise and minimal grooming.
Living Considerations
  • Not suitable for apartment living
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Good with children
Did you know?
Famous Mastiff owners include King Henry VII, Marlon Brando and Bob Dylan.
Also Known As:
  • Size Giant
  • Height Males – at least 76 centimetres at the shoulders
    Females – at least 70 centimetres at the shoulders
  • Weight Males – 54 to 104 kilograms.
    Females – 54 to 77 kilograms
  • Coat Short
  • Energy Low
  • Colour Fawn, apricot or brindle
  • Activities Agility, Drafting, Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor Outdoor