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Great Dane

This regal breed combines great size and power with elegance. It is square-proportioned and well-balanced. Its gait is strong and powerful with long, easy strides. These attributes are necessary in a dog required to overtake and then over-power relatively swift but formidable quarry. Its coat is short, thick and glossy. The Great Dane is [...]

By | 2017-01-14T14:30:55+00:00 September 29th, 2013|Dog Breeds G - L, Working Dogs|0 Comments

Mastiff

The massive mastiff is heavy-boned with a powerful musculature, being slightly longer than tall. It combines great strength with endurance. Its power and strength are evident in its gait, which should have good reach and drive. Its double coat consists of a dense undercoat and a straight, coarse, outer coat of moderately short length. [...]

By | 2017-01-14T14:30:49+00:00 October 12th, 2013|Dog Breeds M - P, Working Dogs|0 Comments

Neapolitan Mastiff

With its massive size made even more imposing by its abundant loose skin and dewlap, the Neapolitan Mastiff may have the most alarming appearance of any dog, and some say this look was purposefully bred in order to scare away intruders without the dog having to act. However, when forced to act, the Neo [...]

By | 2017-01-14T14:30:49+00:00 October 12th, 2013|Dog Breeds M - P, Working Dogs|0 Comments

Rottweiler

The Rottweiler is a medium-large breed, slightly longer than it is tall and robust with a powerful, substantial build. It combines the abilities necessary to drive cattle for long distances as well as serve as a formidable guard dog — jobs that entail great strength, agility and endurance. Its trot is sure and powerful, [...]

By | 2017-01-14T14:30:46+00:00 November 13th, 2013|Dog Breeds R - S, Working Dogs|0 Comments