Bullmastiff shows great
strength, endurance and alertness. He combines power, speed, and a
keen sense of smell with courage and aggression. His temperament is affectionate towards his owner.
He is a very gentle, calm, and devoted companion but also a fearless
The Bullmastiff is a compact and powerful dog standing 25 to 27 inches at the
shoulder and weighing up to 130 lbs. Grooming is minimal as the coat is
short. The Bullmastiff has a black face mask and the coat may be red,
fawn, or brindle. The most common colour is now fawn although gamekeepers once preferred
brindle as the dog became almost invisible at night. Attacking silently and on command, the
Bullmastiff could take down a poacher before he could even reach for his gun.
the Bullmastiff is not a high-energy dog, he should have lots of exercise and a balanced diet
to prevent a tendency to obesity. Bullmastiffs
need a strong, confident master. Training should begin early. Bullmastiffs
are intelligent, obedient dogs who make superb guard and watchdogs.