American Bandogge Mastiff
Breed group : Working
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GENERALBreed group: Working Type: Hybrid
Talent: Guarding, Hunting, Military work, Police work, Tracking, Watchdog, Weight pulling
PHYSICALSize: Large Weight: 100 -140 pounds Fur length: Ears: Pointy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Black & White, Brown & White, Light Brown / Golden, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: About 10 years. Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
The American Bandogge Mastiff, often referred to as American Bandogge, is an impressive athletic breed. This breed is a mix of American Bulldog and Mastiff. These dogs will need a dominant owner and will do best when socialized early and given the proper attention they needed. According to breed standards, the American Bandogge Mastiff should be between 23 and 29 inches tall, when measured from the ground to the withers, with males being larger than females. Their weight should be between 85 and 140 pounds. The breed has a well-muscled and nicely proportioned body. The triangular ears are held in the upright, pricked position and are placed rather far apart. The lips have the overhanging flews that all bulldog type breeds share in common. The nose is black in color with large nostrils. The jaw is strong and the muzzle is slightly pushed back. The eyes are widely set, holding an expression of sensitivity and that tired look. Today, this breed is accepted for registry in the ACHC, the DDKC, and the DRA.
The coat of this breed comes in tawny, blue, black and red. However, these breeds commonly come in black brindle.
Their coat are short, close-fitting, harsh and thick.
The American Bandogge Mastiff have a calm temperament. They are docile, but very confident. Like all mastiffs, they will need a lot of attention from their master. They are loyal and devoted to their master and makes a great guard dog.
Regular brushing of coat is advised. Bathing should be done when necessary.
This dog breed is known for their high intelligence. They are very easy to train and is very obedient. Early socialization and obedience training is recommended. They have an exceptional obedience which makes them very easy to train.
They need a great deal of exercise. They will do okay in an apartment living provided that have sufficient exercise. They are active indoors and a small yard will do. They are energetic, lively and loves to play with their owners.