Bullmastiff

The Bullmastiff is not only an invincible guardian but also a versatile companion who craves love and attention. A minimal amount of grooming is necessary to keep them looking their best, although they are notorious for drooling! With the proper exercise routine these majestic dogs can stay in tip-top shape. Fearless yet devotedly loyal to its family, you can rely on the strong-willed Bullmastiff without hesitation.

At first glance, this formidable guard dog may appear mild-mannered and gentle. But don’t be fooled—this 130 pound powerhouse of a pup is anything but meek! When he isn’t leaning on your leg or sitting contentedly at your feet, snorting and drooling away, he has the strength to back up his intentions. Rest assured: you’re always safe with such an intimidating protector by your side!

With a friendly demeanor towards children and family, yet cautious of strangers, the breed is an ideal choice for families with sufficient space to provide for them. However, it is essential to establish boundaries early; training must be firm yet consistent in order to foster sound judgement and good instincts that will control his strength while inspiring kindness.

The Bullmastiff is not a highly energetic breed, but they can perform well in various activities such as obedience, agility, tracking and carting. Plus, their intelligence enables them to learn quickly – however they don’t respond too kindly towards monotonous drills. Not only are these dogs great for competitive sports; he also makes an excellent therapy dog – the perfect companion!

The Bullmastiff does not typically enjoy the company of other canines, especially if they share a gender. It is highly unlikely that two male Bullmastiffs could be living together in harmony for an extended period since even those who have been amicable companions may one day become sworn adversaries. Dependent on their powerful prey drive, Bullmastiffs are most likely unable to live with cats. Although they make ideal guard dogs and will protect your home and family fiercely, it is essential that you provide them with a securely fenced yard; never allow them to roam free.

If you’re thinking of getting a Bullmastiff, be aware that drooling is part and parcel to their experience. This slobbering occurs after meals, exercise, smelling food or when the dog is feeling hot or stressed. Generally speaking, one can expect more drippy jowls with longer snouts – so if this isn’t something you would like to deal with on a daily basis then maybe reconsider your choice! But for those who are still keen; it’s best practice to always have some sort of cloth handy in order mop up any mess before it gets everywhere.

Don’t let the burly size of a Bullmastiff fool you; they live well in apartments! Plus, his low exercise requirements and minimal barking make him an ideal companion for your home. When it comes to grooming, all that’s needed is a few brush strokes each week to keep fur off furniture and regular nail trimmings – simple enough! With these effortless maintenance needs, this breed can easily fit into any lifestyle.

A home, family and companionship is the only thing this pup needs. This breed of dog has an incredibly strong bond with its caretaker, meaning that if kept isolated in a garage or yard for prolonged periods it can result in extreme unhappiness and even worse – destructive behaviors which could put his size into play. To ensure he doesn’t become miserable or dangerous to your household provide him with love and attention from yourself as well as other members of the family!

Bullmastiffs are generally very fond of children, but bear in mind that a dog this size may unintentionally harm or frighten small kids. For your child and pup’s safety, it is vital to always keep an eye on them while they’re together, especially if you have toddlers at home. While these lovable beasts make wonderful companions for the whole family, waiting until all young members are older before introducing one into your home would be prudent.

  • Furlyfe Rank
  • Group AKC Working
  • Origin United Kingdom
  • Size Giant
  • Weight 100 to 130 pounds
  • Coat Length Short
  • Coat Type Smooth
  • Colors Fawn,Fawn Brindle,Red,Red Brindle,Red Fawn,Red Fawn Brindle
  • Other Names Bully, Bullie
  • Temperament Alert,Calm,Courageous,Devoted,Docile,Powerful,Loyal,Protective,Reliable

Breed Characteristics

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