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More On The Tibetan Mastiff

Posted in cute, funny faces, puppies with tags , , , , , on August 28, 2008 by Qritiq

-originally bred as guard dogs

-highly affectionate to family; aloof to strangers

-medium playfulness and trainability

-owners of these dogs say they can be “a handful”

-weight can top 150 lbs. for males

-breeding in the U.S. began in the 1970’s with stock from Nepal and India

-included in the Working Group as of 2007

-strong-willed; can bark at night

-tail should be curled over; cat-like feet

-check for hip dysplasia

maggie from Alaska

maggie from alaska

Books On The Tibetan Mastiff