One of the biggest dog breeds in the world, the English Mastiff was bred mainly for guard duties, both of properties and persons, and is used even today for this purpose. Its protective instinct – both toward its turf and its master – is highly developed. This dog is innately kind, calm, gentle, and very loyal. It gets along well with other pets and children. It may be kept as a pet as long as it gets its daily walk and exercise. This breed is not recommended to inexperienced owners.
The English Mastiff is a large and heavy dog. Its height ranges from 70 to 76 cm tall. The male weighs from 68 to 110 kilos and the female weighs from 54 to 91 kilos. Its coat is short and thick. The color of its coat is usually fawn while its muzzle and ears are of a black color.