Mastiff Information

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The Mastiff At a Glance
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Country of Origin
Great Britain 
Life Expectancy
7 - 10 yrs 
Height Range
27.5 - 30 in 
Weight Range
175 - 190 lbs 
Apricot, fawn, silver-fawn, dark brindle 
Average; requires consistent, gentle training 
With Children
Usually good, but should be supervised with small children 
With Animals
Can be good if raised with them; not good with unfamiliar animals 
Tolerates cold, but risk of overexertion in heat. 
Can be partially indoors, but need lots of room in a fenced yard 
Exercise Reqd
Low to average; Free play until 2 yrs, running/jogging not recommended under 2 yrs or over 85 degrees F 
Grooming Reqd
Occasional brushing 
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Mastiff Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Mastiff breeders:

Cardiac Evaluation - OFA
CERF Screening (Canine Eye Research Foundation)
Elbow Displasia (OFA, by X-Ray)
Hip Dysplasia (OFA or PennHIP)
Progressing Retinal Atrophy (genetic test)
Thyroid Function Test (blood test)

Mastiff Health Issues