Englian Mastiff:Mastiff and Neapolitan Mastiff Mix

Hybrid Breed

Mastiff + Neapolitan Mastiff


Englian Mastiff ( Mastiff and Mastino Napoletano Mix )

The Englian Mastiff is an impressive hybrid breed created by crossing the Mastiff and the Mastino Napoletano. Both parents have a long history as guard dogs and working dogs, contributing to the unique characteristics of this mix.

  • The Mastiff: The Mastiff is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world and originated in Great Britain. It was originally bred as a guard and protection dog and is known for its calmness, strength and loyalty.

  • The Mastino Napoletano: The Mastino Napoletano, also known as the Neapolitan Mastiff, originated in Italy and was bred as a guard dog and watchdog for large estates and property. It is known for its massive appearance and protective instincts.

His imposing size, protective instincts and loyalty make him an excellent guard dog and protector. Experienced dog owners looking to build a strong bond with a loyal and loving giant may find a loyal companion in this mix. With proper exercise, loving training, and regular veterinary care , the Englian Mastiff can grow into a gentle giant who will enrich the lives of his family. If you're looking for an imposing and protective dog, the Englian Mastiff could be the perfect choice for you.

Alternate Name -
Origin UK - Italy
Life expectancy 6 - 12 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits

The Englian Mastiff combines the best characteristics of both parents and thus develops a unique character.

  • Imposing and Powerful: The Englian Mastiff inherits the imposing size and powerful stature of both parents. He exudes a natural authority and is often an imposing appearance.

  • Protective Instincts: The Englian Mastiff often has strong protective instincts inherited from his ancestors. He is an excellent watchdog and will vigorously defend his territory and family.

  • Loyalty and Devotion: The Englian Mastiff is usually extremely loyal and devoted to his owners. He can be a gentle giant who builds a strong bond with his family.

  • Calmnessand Composure: The Englian Mastiff is known for his calmness and composure. He is often patient and even-tempered, making him a pleasant companion.

Suitability and attitude

The Englian Mastiff is not suitable for every household and requires experienced dog owners who can handle large and powerful dogs. The Englian Mastiff is not suitable for first-time owners due to its size and strength. Experienced dog owners with knowledge of large dog needs and training are better suited.

In the right hands, the Englian Mastiff can be an excellent choice for families looking for a protective and loyal guard dog . He is often gentle and affectionate towards children, but due to his size, children should be supervised in his presence.

Care and health

The care of the Englian Mastiff requires special attention to ensure its well-being: it needs regular exercise, but due to its size, this should be appropriate and gentle to prevent joint problems.

The Englian Mastiff's coat can be short and dense, and it requires little grooming. Regular brushing helps to remove loose hair and keep the coat clean.

As with all large dog breeds, the Englian Mastiff is prone to certain genetic health problems, including hip dysplasia and heart problems. Regular vet visits and a balanced diet are important to maintain his health.

The Englian Mastiff can have physical characteristics of both parents:

  • Size: it is usually a large dog with a shoulder height of 65 to 75 cm.

  • Weight: The weight usually varies between 60 and 90 kg.

  • Coat and Color: The Englian Mastiff often has short and dense fur in various colors such as gray, brown, black or brindle.

  • Build: The Englian Mastiff has a massive and muscular build, similar to both parents.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail lang
Anatomy hefty, strong
Size ♀ 58 - 91 cm
Weight ♀ 50 - 100 kg
Size ♂ 63 - 91 cm
Weight ♂ 54 - 77 kg
Suitable For -
  • 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.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Damage to the gait

    Often seen in severely overweight dogs and heavy breeds.

  • Skin inflammations

    Can be hereditary in certain breeds.

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • This dog is usually described as large.

  • He should be trained with positive reinforcement, consistency and patience.

  • Yes, he needs regular moderate exercise as well as games to stay healthy and happy.

  • Yes, he is an excellent choice for families as he is very attentive and loyal and is usually friendly to other pets and children.

  • A dog should receive such a diet adapted to its age, activity level and size.

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