10 different types of Mastiff breeds to know

The English Mastiff is one of the largest dog breeds, known for its gentle and protective nature.

English Mastiff

A cross between the Bulldog and Mastiff, Bullmastiffs are powerful and make excellent guard dogs.


Originating in Tibet, these dogs are known for their protective instincts and thick, weather-resistant coat.

Tibetan Mastiff

With their loose, wrinkled skin, Neapolitan Mastiffs have a distinctive appearance and are loyal family pets.

Neapolitan Mastiff

Known for its stocky build, this breed is strong, loyal, and often featured in movies.

French Mastiff (Dogue de Bordeaux)

A gentle giant, the Spanish Mastiff is a livestock guardian breed with a calm and protective demeanor.

Spanish Mastiff

Hailing from South Africa, Boerboels are powerful and protective working dogs.


These mountain dogs are known for their guarding abilities and their gentle, calm temperament.

Pyrenean Mastiff

The Fila Brasileiro is a Brazilian breed used for hunting and guarding, with a strong, muscular build.

Brazilian Mastiff (Fila Brasileiro)

This Italian breed is highly intelligent and protective, making them excellent guard dogs and loyal companions.

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