Bullmastiff The Gamekeeper’s Night Dogs


Bullmastiff is a large domestic dog breed. The bullmastiff share the characteristics of Molosser dogs. In the 19th century gamekeepers developed this breed to keep the plantation. This breed is a combination of 60% English Mastiff and 40% Old English Bulldog. And in 1924 the breed was recognized as a purebred by the British Kennel Club.

Bullmastiff has dark eyes and of medium size. V-shaped ears and a darker shade of the body. Wide and long snout and has a dark color. Nose, have large and spacious nostrils. Compact body, wide chest. Tail is set high, strong and tapering to hocks. Bullmastiff has a short coat and dense. Coat color is
Red, fawn, or brindle. Fawn may range from very light brown to reddish-brown. Red may range from red light yellowish-brown to rich dark red. Brindles are striped overlay of the fawn or red. White signs are only allowed at the chest.

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Bullmastiff Height is 63 cm – 69 cm (25 inches - 27 inches) for males dog,then the females dog is 61 cm – 66 cm (24 inches - 26 inches).
Bullmastiff Weight is 50 kg – 60 kg (110 pounds - 133 pounds) for males dog, then the females dog is 45 kg – 54 kg (100 pounds - 120 pounds).

Bullmastiff Puppy

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This breeds is intelligent, even-tempered, loyal, always be vigilant guard dog, and Bullmastiff temperament is a good-natured. Benign and affectionate. But if provoked they will be afraid. Although they are unlikely to attack, they still would catch intruders by way of knock down and hold it. This breed is good for children. The dog combines the reliability, intelligence, and willingness to please required in a dependable family companion and protector.

Bullmastiff Breeds
Be sure to socialize extensively with people and other dogs or other animals at an early age. They can be fine with other pets, depending on how well owners to communicate with their dogs. Bullmastiff dog is very sensitive to your voice so try to be the assertive owner for the Bullmastiff, because a moment when you are not strict with this breed is likely to be aggressive when meeting strangers and other dogs.

Dogs are often known as the Gamekeeper's Night Dogs tend to have a lot of saliva, drooling and snoring.

Bullmastiff Puppies

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Bullmastiff breeds would be fine if if you live in an apartment, if they get enough exercise. They tend not to be active when indoors and in a narrow courtyard. Bullmastiff body can not tolerate extreme temperatures.

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