Facts & Origin
Clumberstiff ( Clumber Spaniel and Bullmastiff Mix )
The Clumberstiff, also known as the "Clumber Spaniel and Bullmastiff Mix," is a fascinating hybrid breed created by crossing the Clumber Spaniel and the Bullmastiff. Both parents have a rich history and contribute to the unique characteristics of this mix.
The Clumber Spaniel: This breed originated in England and was originally bred as a hunting and working dog. The Clumber Spaniel is characterized by its calmness, intelligence and love of family.
The Bullmastiff: Originally bred in England, the Bullmastiff was used as a guard dog to fight poachers on large estates. Its imposing appearance and ability to be both a protector and a family dog make it a prized breed.
His unique personality, loving nature and ability as a protector make him a great companion for the right family. With a loving environment, adequate exercise and care, the Clumberstiff can become a loyal and faithful companion that enriches the lives of his family.
|Origin||England - UK|
|Life expectancy||8 - 14 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
The Clumberstiff combines the characteristics of its parent breeds, developing a unique character.
Protective Instinct and Loyalty: The Clumberstiff often inherits the strong protective instinct of the Bullmastiff, which makes him an excellent watchdog. Coupled with the Clumber Spaniel's loyalty to his family, he becomes a loyal and protective companion.
Calm and loving nature: The Clumberstiff can have a gentle and loving nature, especially towards his family. Despite its imposing appearance, it can be calm and patient.
Intelligence and Trainability: Thanks to the Clumber Spaniel's intelligence and the Bullmastiff's ability to learn commands easily, the Clumberstiff is usually trainable and responds positively to consistent but loving training.
Socialization: early and positive socialization is important to ensure that the Clumberstiff interacts well with other dogs and people.
Suitability and attitude
The Clumberstiff is a versatile dog that does well in a variety of households, provided its needs are met. The Clumberstiff can be an excellent family dog , loving with children and other family members. However, he can also be a good fit for individuals or couples who have the time to spend with him and give him the love and attention he needs. His protective instincts make him a vigilant guardian. Although the Clumberstiff tends to be quiet, he still needs plenty of exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and healthy.
Care and health
Grooming the Clumberstiff requires special attention to ensure its well-being. The Clumberstiff's coat can vary depending on its heritage. It can be smooth or slightly wavy and requires regular brushing to prevent matting and remove loose hair.
As with all dog breeds, the Clumberstiff can be subject to certain genetic health problems. These include hip dysplasia and eye problems. Regular vet visits and a balanced diet are important to maintain his health.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Clumberstiff can physically have characteristics of both parents.
Size: It is usually a large dog with a shoulder height of 60 to 70 cm.
Weight: The weight usually varies between 30 and 45 kg.
Coat and Color: The coat may be smooth or slightly wavy and is often found in colors such as white, cream or brown.
Build: The Clumberstiff has a muscular and powerful build that reflects its strength and endurance.
A rolled eyelid (entropion) is an eyelid malposition in dogs
Tumours of the mammary gland, also known as mammary tumours, are among the most common cancers in dogs.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Can occur in a number of breeds, regardless of genetic makeup.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
They usually have a life expectancy of 10-12 years.
Clumberstiffs are very energetic dogs and love to enjoy their time outside. They can do lots of walks and other physical activities, but they should not be overworked.
The coat can be smooth or slightly wavy and is often found in colors such as white, cream or brown.