Neapolitan Mastiff


The Neapolitan Mastiff is a large guard dog that originated in central Italy. The breed was originally used to guard houses and protect livestock.
Neapolitan Mastiff

Appearance & Grooming

The Neapolitan Mastiff is an extra large dog. They have a short and dense coat in black, blue, mahogany, and tawny. The Neapolitan Mastiff sheds seasonally and requires weekly brushing when shedding.

Behavior & Disposition

The Neapolitan Mastiff is known for its loyal, trainable, stubborn, fearless, and protective personality. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.

Activity Level

The Neapolitan Mastiff has a moderate activity level. Because they grow fast, it is recommended to feed them balanced, nutritious foods with high fat and low protein.


The Neapolitan-Mastiff requires consistent training with positive reinforcement. Early socialization and obedience training in puppyhood are recommended.

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