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Neapolitan Mastiff


Neapolitan Mastiff profile

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Lifespan: 8-10 Years

Avg height: 60-75cm

Avg weight: 50-70kg

Coat type: Short coat with a harsh texture.

Coat colours: Grey, black, mahogany, tawny. All may have tan brindling and white markings on the underside of chest, throat, and toes.

Originally bred for: Guardian.

Breed traits: Calm, friendly, loyal, watchful.


A little about Neapolitan Mastiff


Originally used as a guardian the Neapolitan Mastiff is a massive dog who is dedicated and faithful to their families but can be mistrustful of strangers. It requires a large amount of living space and socialisation from a young age is crucial.




The very large breed Neapolitan Mastiff can be predisposed to the following diseases: Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Cardiomyopathy, Demodicosis, Cherry Eye and often require a caesarean section to deliver pups.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.