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Pakistani Mastiff

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Breed Information
Popularity (2015) #
Name Pakistani Mastiff
Other names Bully Kutta, Sindhi Mastiff, Bully
Origin Pakistan India
Breed Group Mastiff
Size Giant
Type Purebred
Life span 8-10 years
Temperament AggressiveDocileProtective
Height 32-40 inches (81-101 cm)
Weight 150-170 pounds (68-77 kg)
Colors WhiteFawnHarlequinBrindleBlackRed
Litter Size 2-5 puppies
Puppy Price Average $800 - $1200 USD
Breed Characteristics
Adaptability 3 stars
Apartment Friendly 3 starsThis breed will do best with more space where they can meet daily challenges. However, with enough exercise they can adapt to any type of environment.
Barking Tendencies 2 starsOccassional
Cat Friendly 2 stars
Child Friendly 2 starsNot Good with Kids: In isolation, this dog breed might not be the best option for kids. However, to mitigate the risks, have the puppy grow up with kids and provide it with plenty of pleasant and relaxed experiences with them. This breed is also shy toward other pets and shy toward strangers.
Dog Friendly 2 stars
Exercise Needs 3 starsBully Kuttas need to be taken on daily walks to satisfy their migration instinct. While out on the walk the dog must be made to heel beside or behind the person holding the lead, as in a dog's mind the leader leads the way, and that leader needs to be the human.
Grooming 1 starsLow Maintenance: The short coat is easy to groom. Comb and brush with a firm bristle brush, and bathe only when necessary. This breed is an average shedder.
Health Issues 2 starsHypoallergenic: Unknown
Intelligence 3 starsRanking: (#). (See All Rankings)
Playfulness 2 stars
Shedding Level 1 starsMinimal Shedding: This dog will shed a negligible amount.
Stranger Friendly 2 stars
Trainability 4 starsModerately Easy Training: The Mudi is average when it comes to training. Results will come gradually.
Watchdog Ability 5 starsGreat Watchdog Ability: This dog will bark and alert its owners when an intruder is present. It exhibits very protective behavior, acts fearless toward any aggressor, and will do what it takes to guard and protect its family.
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Puppy Names
Rank Male Female
01 Buddy Chloe
02 Bear Mia
03 Toby Coco
04 Jake Emma
05 Louie Abbie
06 Tucker Ellie
07 Dexter Annie
08 Louie Stella
09 Riley Lexi
10 Cody Lilly
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Overview

The skin of the is loose and thin but tough. This is a distinctive characteristic of the breed. The skin around the lower jaw and neck is loose. They have a deep brisket. One of the most important characteristics is the very muscular, thick bones. They have broad, wide jaws. The back is long with the tail tapering to a fine point. Their gait resembles that of a lion. The Pakistani Bully Kutta has a short, smooth coat that is usually white in color, however fawn, black and harlequin colors are also found.

The is a powerful Mastiff. They are also known as the "Beast From The East." They are a very intelligent and noble breed. This is an extremely dominant dog and is only recommended for experienced dog owners. They can be very difficult to handle if placed with the wrong owner. Pakistani Bully Kuttas are very trainable. They are loyal and protective of their master and property. With proper exercise, leadership, socialization and training, the Pakistani Bully Kutta can make an amenable companion for responsible and knowledgeable owners. Well raised Bully Kuttas are good with kids, very loving and playful.

History
There are many theories about the origin of this breed. According to the most logical theory there was already a Mastiff breed present in sub-continent of Indo-Pakistan which was used for hunting, guarding and many other purposes. When Britain conquered the sub-continent of Indo-Pakistan, the British soldiers brought their Mastiff type dogs, Bull Terriers and other breeds along with them. These dogs were crossed with the local breed. And that’s why there are different types of Bully Kuttas (Pakistani Mastiffs). There is a theory that this breed was originated in the desert areas of Sindh. That's why it is also called a "Sindh Mastiff." They are a Molosser type dog from Pakistan and are largely found in that region. The word "Bully" comes from the root word of Punjabi (a language spoken by inhabitants of the historical Province of Punjab of Pakistan) "Bohli" which is pronounced as "Boo-Lee" means "heavily wrinkled." And Kutta is a word of Punjabi or Urdu language which means "dog." Thus, Bully Kutta means "heavily wrinkled dog."
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