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Breed Standards for the Spanish Mastiff

 

 

General Appearance:

The breed is longer than it is high

 

 

Head:

The big strong head is shaped like a truncated pyramid, broad at the base, and the medium sized; Triangular ears hang close to the head when at rest but are partially pricked at the top when attentive.  The ears are not cropped.

 

 

Color:

Solid colors are appreciated most, but combined colors, brindles or parti-colors are possible

 

 

Coat:

Thick and dense

 

 

Size:

Height:  male:  30.5; female:  28.5”

Weight: 121-154 lb

 

 

Temperament:

An obedient guard, sure of itself, aware of its own enormous power, and very determined when facing harmful animals or strangers


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