Ultimate Mastiff:Dogue de Bordeaux and Neapolitan Mastiff Mix
Facts & Origin
Dogue de Bordeaux and Neapolitan Mastiff mix - a hybrid breed
The Dogue de Bordeaux is one of the oldest breeds in France. Its history goes back to the year 1300. It has a very short head, a very broad chest and long, muscular legs. It is very intelligent and independent, but also very loyal to its owners.
The Neapolitan Mastiff is another popular and versatile Molossian breed. It originates from the south of Italy. The Neapolitan Mastiff is a very strong and heavy dog with a head that is more square than roundish. He has a multi-colored coat, which makes him look unique. A Neapolitan Mastiff is very affectionate and cuddly, but also a very good guard dog.
Both breeds make a very remarkable mixed breed. The Dogue de Bordeaux Neapolitan Mastiff is an impressive, loyal dog that builds a strong bond with its owners*. He is very intelligent and alert, but also very loving and affectionate. If you are looking for a capable, but also loving companion dog, the Dogue de Bordeaux-Neapolitan Mastiff is the perfect choice.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Dogue de Bordeaux and Neapolitan Mastiff mix breed is a powerful, imposing dog with a normal height between 58-71 cm and a weight between 50-65 kg. It has a broad, elongated muzzle, large, black identity button eyes and a muscular, short back. Their coat is usually short, smooth and thick, varying in color from dark red to mahogany. Their head is surrounded by a dense layer of wrinkles that give the impression of a bulldog-like face.
|Origin||France - Italy|
|Life expectancy||6 - 10 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
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Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Ultimate Mastiff - Such is probably its nature.
The Dogue de Bordeaux and Mastino Napoletano mix, or a Bullmastiff mix, is a very interesting breed. It was developed only recently and should not present any challenges to dog owners. While it has characteristics from both parent breeds, it exerts a positive effect on most people.
The Ultimate Mastiff is usually described as a nice, lively and loving companion. He loves to interact with his family and greet new people and animals around him, but he is also perceptive enough to discern when something is wrong and then become suspicious. He is very alert and will always try to protect his family if he senses danger is imminent.
The Mix is usually a calm and even-tempered dog that, despite its confident and alert nature, never becomes aggressive as long as you don't hurt it. It is important that they are particularly well socialized as a puppy so that he builds trust towards other people and animals. He has a strong need for love and attention and expects a minimum amount of interaction and activity.
This breed is very loyal and has a strong need to be close to its family. It has a strong protective instinct, but it is also very affectionate. It will be very sensitive if you hurt it or someone it loves.
The Ultimate Mastiff is a proud and majestic dog that can prove to be a family-friendly companion and protector. He needs regular training and stimulation, but with proper care, education and socialization, he will be a loyal, loving and charmingly entertaining companion for his family.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Ultimate Mastiff
Dogue de Bordeaux Neapolitan Mastiff hybrids come from the crossing of two breeds, the Dogue de Bordeaux and the Neapolitan Mastiff. This mix is a very popular cross due to the characteristics of the two breeds: protective instincts, strong muscles, and intelligence. Unfortunately, this mix also has many health problems, some of which are serious enough to affect the dogs' quality of life. Some of the more common health problems in Dogue de Bordeaux Neapolitan Mastiff mixes are described below.
The first health concern in Dogue de Bordeaux Neapolitan Mastiff mixes is skeletal muscle. These dogs have a relatively heavy structure and their skeletons are excessively large for their size and weight. This can cause the dog's joints and bones to become overstressed, which in the worst cases can lead to severe arthritis and other pain.
Another problem that many Dogue de Bordeaux x Mastino Napoletano mixes are at increased risk for is respiratory problems. The respiratory systems of these dogs are very sensitive and prone to problems such as chronic coughing or decreased lung function. Therefore, these dogs often need to be examined and treated by a veterinarian to detect and treat respiratory problems in a timely manner.
Another problem that affects Dogue de Bordeaux Neapolitan Mastiff mixes is vision. Due to their massive head size, these dogs have an increased risk of suffering from retinal degeneration and other eye diseases. Therefore, regular eye exams with a veterinarian are essential to detect and treat eye diseases early.
The final area of focus for Dogue de Bordeaux Neapolitan Mastiff mixes is the skin. These dogs are more prone to allergic reactions and eczema. In addition, due to their coloring, they are prone to pigmentation disorders of the skin, which can lead to discoloration and flaking. Therefore, it is important that owners* of these dogs perform regular grooming and sensitive skin care to avoid allergies and pigment disorders.
Although most Dogue de Bordeaux Neapolitan Mastiff mixes are generally healthy and long-lived, they are at increased risk for certain health problems. Therefore, it is important that owners of these dogs are aware of potential health problems and perform regular examinations to detect serious diseases early.
What does this mongrel look like?
The coat texture of an Ultimate Mastiff is extremely durable. The coat is thick and short, with a smooth, silky sheen. It tends to have more of a long-haired look. The color of the coat varies depending on the mix, but most dogs are found in red, red-brown, red-black, or brown. Sometimes their muzzles, ears, legs and tails are darker than the rest of the body. Some Ultimate Mastiffs also have white patches on their chests and paws.
|Ear shape||Tilt-ear - Floppy Ear|
|Size ♀||57 - 70 cm|
|Weight ♀||45 - 60 kg|
|Size ♂||60 - 77 cm|
|Weight ♂||45 - 70 kg|
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
The hip dysplasia or hip joint dysplasia of the dog (HD) is a maldevelopment of the hip joint.
An Ultimate Mastiff is described as a loyal, friendly, affectionate and loyal dog. They also have a calm personality and a strong alertness.
The price for a Dogue de Bordeaux Neapolitan Mastiff mix varies and depends on the quality of the animal. However, most often such animals are conceived "unintentionally" and therefore can be purchased as mixed breeds in animal shelters or privately.
Yes, this breed needs a lot of exercise to stay healthy both mentally and physically. That's why you should give them a lot of exercise for at least an hour every day.
Yes, they are very social dogs that get along well with other dogs. However, it is important to carefully socialize the dogs earlier in life to avoid problems in the future.
No, this mixed breed does not require much care. A weekly brushing is quite enough to keep the skins in good condition.
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