Tibetan Mastiff

protective, powerful, robust

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Welcome to the Tibetan Mastiff Breed Archive, a place for Tibetan Mastiff lovers, breed enthusiasts and pedigree addicts.
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Country of origin: Tibet (China)
Breed group: Pinscher and Schnauzer, Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs - Group 2 (FCI); Working Group (AKC, KC)


Size: very large
Coat: semi-long, harsh, thick
Colour: black, blue, brown, gold, cream
Life expectancy: 10-13 years


Strong, impressive, heavy and naturally protective with majestic strength capable of working in all climate conditions.

Most expensive dog

In 2011 a Tibetan Mastiff turned into world's most expensive dog being bought by a Chinese millionaire for ~1.5 million US Dollars.
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