Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a large, ancient dog breed. This massive breed is one of the most physically impressive dogs in the world.
Neapolitan Mastiff Information

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

HEIGHT

24-30 Inches

WEIGHT

110-150 Lbs.

LIFE EXPECTANCY

8-10 Years

Neapolitan Mastiff Information

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a large, ancient dog breed. This massive breed is one of the most physically impressive dogs in the world.

The Neapolitan Mastiff’s head is enormous, with a pronounced stop between the eyes. The muzzle is short and broad, and the teeth meet in a scissors bite. The skin on the head is loose and wrinkled, especially around the muzzle. The ears are small and floppy. The neck is thick and muscular. The body is large and muscular, with a deep chest. The legs are short and stocky. The tail is short and thick, and may be carried either low or high.

The Neapolitan Mastiff’s short, thick coat is available in various colors, including black, brindle, fawn, and blue. The coat is easy to care for and only needs occasional brushing.

This breed is not suitable for everyone. The Neapolitan Mastiff is an enormous breed and needs plenty of space to move around. They are also very active and need plenty of exercise. This breed is not recommended for first-time dog owners.

Exercise Needs

The Neapolitan Mastiff needs plenty of exercise. This breed is very active and needs a lot of space to run and play. A daily walk or jog is necessary, as well as some playtime in the yard.

Training

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a very intelligent breed but can be stubborn. This breed responds best to positive reinforcement techniques such as praise and treats. Socialization is also essential for this breed. Training must be started early and be consistent.

Health Issues

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a relatively healthy breed. However, some health issues may be seen in this breed. These include hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, and heart problems.

Grooming

The Neapolitan Mastiff has a short, thick coat that is easy to care for. This breed only needs to be brushed occasionally. The coat does not require trimming or stripping.

Breed Identification

COLORS

Blue, Black And Sometimes Chocolate

HAIR LENGTH

Short

Breed Care

GROOMING

Once a week

EXERCISE NEEDS

Up to 1 hour per day

HEALTH CONDITIONS

hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, and heart problems

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