Country of Origin: Italy
  • Activity Level: moderate
  • Grooming Level: moderate
  • Trainability: low
  • Adaptability: low
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: sometimes
  • Average Size: Giant
  • Average Lifespan: 8-10 years
  • Prey Drive: low
  • Watchdog: chill
  • Registered?: aca, akc
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Neapolitan Mastiff Breed Profile

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Shoulder height: 24 – 31 inches. Weight: 110-155 pounds.

The Neapolitan Mastiff has a short, straight, and dense coat. The color of the coat can be gray, blue, black, chocolate, mahogany, or tawny.

This breed is very protective of its home and family. They also make great guard dogs.

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a large and imposing breed, but can have a sweet nature.

This breed is a light shedder, weekly brushing is recommended.

Positive training methods are the way to go with this breed. Scolding this dog is bad idea because of the breed’s strong personality.

The Neapolitan Mastiff requires a small amount of physical activity.