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Tibetan Mastiff Breed Information

This breed was originally developed in Tibet, around the year 1100 BC. They were used as guard dogs, by the people living alongside the Himalayas. This breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in the year 2006. They were used as herding dogs and also watch dogs. They have a long body and are very large in size. Their teeth are set in level bite. Their ears are low hanging and are in the shape of a pendant. Their neck is strong and also muscular. Their feet resemble to that of a cat, and are the main reason for their swiftness. The head of this breed is covered with a dense mane, and the coat covering the body of this breed is thick, and is covered with short hairs. This breed is available in brown, black, and grey and also in different shades of gold. This breed is generally calm and also gentle. They are highly loyal and also devoted towards their master and family. They are brave, ferocious and also fearless. This breed should be properly trained in order to make them a god house hold companion. They are fast learners and very smart, hence they are easy to train. They can be aggressive towards strangers and also other animals, so to avoid such situations; this breed should be properly trained. They tend to get dominant and also over protective some times which should be avoided with firm training. They are excellent companion for kids, but they might chase other animals, if not familiar with them. The average height of this breed is 62 cm to 71 cm, and the average weight of this breed is 64 kg to 78 kg. This breed can adjust in an apartment, if they are given sufficient amount of exercise. This breed is very active and hence, daily exercise is very important for them. They should be taken out for daily walks and also jogs. If they are not provided with proper exercise they might develop behavioural problems. This breed is highly prone to health conditions such as CIDN, skin allergies and also hip dysplasia. The average life expectancy of this breed is 15 years.

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