The Anatolian Mastiff breed was originated from Turkey in the region of Anatolia. This breed also called the Turkish Mastiff. They have a wide and heavy rectangular shape, with small eyes in dark hazel color. Ears are rounded and high on the head. They are muscular and powerful with strong straight legs. Anatolian Mastiff is very agile and strong driving. Mostly they are very protective and a bit aloof with strangers.
Like any other Mastiff dogs, the Turkish Mastiff has the same problem issue with hip dysplasia. We recommend checking health issues before adopting these breeds.
Characteristic for the Anatolian Mastiff is Independent, protective, and very loyal. WIth height and weight around 27-29 inches and 80 to 150 pounds. They mostly one of the smartest dog breeds group, responsive and friendly with children.
If you have children at home these dogs are might the one for your family, they will protect with intensity and very devoted. They also friendly with other animals and small animals, if you have other pets in the house it would be a good fit. But, please be aware that having to adopt Anatolian Mastiff to your home, you should have strong leadership, willing able to handle these dogs, and ready to dominate them, if you can handle this Anatolian Mastiff will be your best choice of dog.
The Anatolian Mastiffs is a very popular breed of dog that was developed in the 1920s crossing the Anatolian Mastiffs with the British Springer Spaniel, with specific plans to develop a more powerful breed, fewer problems of hip dysplasia, and less drooling due to excessive licking. The American Mastiffs are a large size dog that has a beautiful and strong coat of long hair, which is used as a protection from the weather elements and the cold temperature of the winters, however, the American Mastiffs are prone to various skin conditions which can lead to shedding. They can be a bit lazy at times, however, they are extremely loyal dogs that love to follow their masters around and they have the most gentle nature in comparison to other types of Mastiffs.
The Anatolians are well known for their intelligence, and their strength and endurance, the main reason behind the American Mastiff’s popularity in the United States, has been due to the popularity of the show dogs in the world-famous American Kennel Club. Although the American Mastiffs are bred to a high standard, they may develop certain health problems and behavioral problems that you should be aware of before getting one. The American mastiffs are susceptible to skin infections, breathing problems, and skin allergies, and should not be given to young children, and should also be avoided by people who suffer from allergies, and should also be avoided by those who suffer from an allergy to sheep or cow dander.
The American Mastiffs tend to shed more than other breeds of Mastiffs and should not be brushed or shampooed often because this can cause their hair to become brittle and thin, and they could break out into skin problems. It is very important to ensure that your dog is constantly groomed, and the regular brushing will stop the shedding down to just a few hairs in a week’s time, but it is essential that you take your dog to a vet every year or two if necessary. The American Mastiffs require a large amount of exercise, so the first step to ensuring they maintain good health is to spend about an hour a day walking your dog on a regular basis.
If you decide to get an Anatolian, make sure that you choose one which is a reputable breeder or one which has a very good reputation. Some of the most reputable breeders will always offer a guarantee on any puppy they sell, and this can mean that they will ensure that your new puppy is fully checked over by a vet before they are put up for sale. The breeder will also be able to give you some insight into the health problems that may occur in a dog of this kind and will be able to recommend the best ways to avoid these problems in order to keep your pet healthy and happy.
When you buy an American Mastiff it is extremely important that you get the correct temperament because an Anatolian is very much a ‘pack’ animal and they should be friendly towards other dogs, however, the American Mastiffs are sometimes very wary and protective of their owner, and owners. They will need extra attention from the owner, so make sure you spend a lot of time with them and spend time teaching them how to be more independent. It is very important to make sure that when they are young, that you get them accustomed to being walked around on a leash and taught commands such as sit and stay, as they do not have any problem with people until they become more aggressive and confident in their new surroundings.
The American Mastiffs are very friendly dogs and can be loving to their owners, however, they can be a little protective of their owner and they will also have a very keen sense of smell about them, therefore you should keep away from other dogs. It is important to remember that the American Mastiffs are a massive breed than many other types of dogs, so you should keep their size in mind when considering which breed to get. The Anatolians are one of the best-known breeds of dogs, so they are often the first choice for people who want a dog that is small, powerful, and highly intelligent. So, if you are looking for a dog that will keep you safe, calm, and loyal, look at the American Mastiffs and see why they are the choice of so many people.