Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan Mastiff


Tibetan Mastiff Profile

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Lifespan: 12-15 Years

Avg height: 61-70cm

Avg weight: 55-80kg

Coat type: Long, thick, double coat

Coat colours: Black, black and tan, brown, gold and grey, grey with gold markings

Originally bred for: Guardian of livestock, villages, and monasteries

Breed traits: Protective, territorial, stubborn, gentle, patient, calm, thoughtful, dignified


A little about the Tibetan Mastiff

This breed is and undoubtedly loyal protector of their family. An independent disposition means they are strong-willed and may be stubborn. This breed belongs with an experienced dog owner, who can establish strong leadership ability. This powerful the dog is surprisingly sensitive and will intervene to protect where they see fit. A quick learner, the Tibetan Mastiff is not motivated to please you, so much as to protect you. They will get along with other pets and children if they are raised with them but will command respect.  



Tibetan Mastiffs can experience Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, and Hypothyroidism 

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.