Saint Bernards – The Giant Alpine Rescuers in an Apartment

Saint Bernard Puppy

The Saint Bernard is giant. They’re big, they stand more than 25 inches high and weigh up to 200 pounds. They have a massive, wide head with a short muzzle and a seemingly sad face. They have a large nose, with wide, black nostrils.

Saints seem fluffy and they are, but they are also muscular and powerful. They have a very dense coat that comes in various combinations of tan, red, brindle and black markings on a white base. There are two types of Saint [...] More about: Saint Bernards – The Giant Alpine Rescuers in an Apartment

 

Mastiffs Have a Suitable Temperament For Apartment Life

Tibetan Mastiff

The English Mastiff, otherwise known as the Mastiff, is the largest breed in the world in terms of weight. They weigh around 200 pounds, males can go up to 250 while females stick to the slightly more modest 200 pound mark. They are massive dogs and are natural guard dogs.

Yet, unlike Rottweilers for example, Mastiffs are rarely, if ever, aggressive. They are much more likely to defend rather than attack. They are, in essence, big, gentle elephants. However their guarding instincts can kick in [...] More about: Mastiffs Have a Suitable Temperament For Apartment Life