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Tibetan Mastiff

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Tibetan Mastiff puppy names
Boy dog names Girl dog names
01. Nytrox Bubbles
02. Czor Abby
03. Bailey Alexis
04. Aztec Dixie
05. Diesel Autumn
06. Gunner Harley
07. Coco Annie
08. Gyro Gracie
09. Rusty Lacey
10. Dakota Penny
Tibetan Mastiff Information
Name Tibetan Mastiff
Other names Do-Khyi
Origin China
Size Type Large dog breeds
Breed Group Working dog breeds (AKC)
Guardian Dogs (UKC)
Life span Average 10 to 12 years
Temperament Stubborn, Tenacious, Intelligent, Strong Willed, Protective, Aloof
Height Female: 61–71 cm
Male: 66–76 cm
Weight Male: 45.4–72.6 kg
Female: 34–54.4 kg
Colors Blue Gray, Black, Brown, Black & Tan, Red Gold, Brown & Tan
Puppy Price Average $2500 - $3500 USD
Standard Schnauzer Characteristics
Good with Kids
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Watchdog Best!
Popularity No.129(2012) No.122(2011)
Hypoallergenic No
The Tibetan mastiff, also known as the Western Tibetan mastiff, mastiff, dog, dragon dog. Originating in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau of China, is a large, ferocious, lop-eared dog. The length of about 120 cm thick, hair hard, the rich, the outer coat is not too long, the undercoat in cold weather conditions, is thick and soft as wool, cold, in snow and ice in sleep. In warmer climates, are very scarce. Resolute, fierce, wild surviving, people terrified. Protect territory, protection of food, good attack, there is a strong hostility to strangers, but the owner is very affectionate. Is to look after the house, Wrangler sheep's right-hand man.
Body type
It has strong and compact body and chiseled, head of fine, body symmetry and size standard. Forelegs vertical supporting shoulder, shoulders muscular and strong hindquarters tilt. It is also a great stamina considerable speed. Firstly it must be free and happy, strong body, body symmetry, action obviously tend to work. All the symmetry of the dog is more popular than physical advantages, disadvantages obvious contrast in dogs.

Adult male dogs ideal shoulder height is 38.1 cm, the adult female is 35.6 cm, in the standard height 2.5 cm tall at the shoulder, the dog more than 39.4 cm or more than 36.8 cm will cancel the qualification of the bitch. Adult dog shoulder height less than 14.5 inches or adult bitches less than 34.3 cm will be subject to punishment. The height measurement is the measurement of the vertical line from the shoulder of the scapula to the ground, when measuring the forelegs natural standing, legs down to ensure the measuring line parallel with. Proportion -- from breastbone to rear buttocks slightly more than the distance from the from the highest point of the shoulders to the distance of the ground, the body must be long enough to keep straight and free at.
In general, dogs carry noticeably more coat than bitches. The quality of the coat is of greater importance than length. Double-coated, with fairly long, thick coarse guard hair, with heavy soft undercoat in cold weather which becomes rather sparse in warmer months. Hair is fine but hard, straight and stand-off; never silky, curly or wavy. Heavy undercoat, when present, rather woolly. Neck and shoulders heavily coated, especially in dogs, giving mane-like appearance. Tail and britches densely coated and heavily feathered. The Tibetan Mastiff is shown naturally. Trimming is not acceptable except to provide a clean cut appearance of feet and hocks. Dogs are not to be penalized if shown with a summer coat.
Black, chocolate brown and slate gray, all with or without tan markings, as well as various shades of gold, and sable. The shades of gold and the tan markings may range from cream to dark red/gold. White markings may occur on chest and feet. Spectacle markings around the eyes are acceptable.

Pigmentation on lips, nose and eye rims is black, except on dilute colors (chocolate, blue and gold dilute), where the pigmentation is also diluted but should be as dark as possible.
A loyal companion and natural guardian. Highly intelligent, strong-willed, independent, aloof and protective when necessary. Patient and tolerant; may be wary of strangers. Any reserve, protectiveness or lack of enthusiasm when exhibited should not be penalized provided the dog can be properly evaluated.

The Tibetan mastiff is like carnivorous and omnivorous animal with Xingshan taste food, resistant to cold, not high temperature resistant; auditory, olfactory, tactile developed, vision, taste is poor; strong understanding, considerate, loyal to his master, the memory is strong; brave good fight, the remaining strong, wild, aggressive toward strangers.

Independent and strong, full of territory consciousness, loyal to his master, the stranger is not easy to close, and fierce, encounter everything is calm, is one of the most popular dog breeds.
Powerful, light and elastic, with good reach and drive, and capable of considerable speed. Measured and deliberate when walking. At speed will tend toward, and may reach, a single track.
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