He is also known as the Old English Mastiff or English Mastiff
Personality and Behavior
He's a massive and powerful dog
He's gentle, good natured, loyal and friendly
He's dignified and courageous
He loves to be around his family
He bonds very closely with you
He has a mind of his own and can be quite stubborn
He's affectionate and will show it by leaning, lying, or sitting on you
His imposing look makes him an excellent guard dog
He's great with children
He gets along well with other dogs
He drools and slobbers a lot!
He snores loudly
He's one of the most difficult breeds to train. You will need lots of patience as he is one of the slowest to learn obedience commands.
He sheds quite a bit of hair. You'll find some hair stuck to your clothes, couch and carpets.
Grooming / Maintenance
His short coat only needs to be brushed occasionally. However, because it sheds you may find yourself brushing it once a week, or more, to minimize the hair in your home (what you remove with a brush doesn't end up on the couch!).