The American Mastiff "is a breed dog trotting kind that was developed over many years of selective breeding by Fredericka Wagner of"Flying W Farms” (Kennel dedicated to the race), in Piketon, Ohio, ago 20 or 25 years (the truth is that me I burned eyelashes looking for date exacta… and I have not given her).
The objective was to develop a dog that had the size, temperament, the provision, and the appearance of the Mastiff breed, but with fewer health problems and did not lose as much saliva as other varieties of dog Mastiff, and that life expectancy was greater.
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THE American Mastiff is recognized and registered in the Continental Kennel Club (CKC), He was recognized as a purebred in January of the year 2000. He was raised to be a family dog, and it shows in the description of their character and temperament
"There are currently only nine American Mastiff breeders authorized by United States and part of the"CAMA"acronym for"American Mastiff Breeders Council (Consejo de Criadores de Mastín Americano)”:
Flying W Farms – Mastín Americano
Federica Wagner – Fundadora de la raza y presidente del AMBC. PO Box 845 / Piketon / Ohio 45661. Telephone: 740-493-2401 Fax: 740-493-0072
Sycamore Creek – American Mastiff
Connie Hammond- Vicepresidente de AMBC. Londonderry, Ohio. Telephone: 740-887-2111
Five B Ranch
Lisa Berberich – Secretaria del AMBC. Terrell, Texas. Telephone: 972-551-1437
Hidden Acres Farm
Diane St. Martin 13 Pleasant St. Southampton, Massachusetts 01073 Telephone: 413-203-1319
AMBer Pines Farm, LLC
Sandy Berger 6610 Reside Rd. Imlay City, Michigan 48444 Telephone: 810-614-8956
Capell Creek Ranch and Kennels
Cameran G. Pridmore 1490 Capell Valley Rd. Napa, California 94558. Telephone: 707-257-2957 or 707-363-7998.
Deepwood Acres American Mastiffs
Jim and Sandy Taylor North East, Maryland 21901 Telephone: 410-398-0769.
- Fantastic AMs American home in mastiffs in China Luis Meng, Jessica Wang Meng and Andrew Shanghai, China Email: [email protected]
Melanie and Kevin Ware Reymar, Maryland Telephone: 410-756-1507
Poplar Bluff Ranch
Home of the American Mastiff in Canada. Bob and Young Wynona PO Box 384 White City, Saskatchewan Canada S4L 5B1 Telephone: 306-771-4516
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The American Mastiff He is a great dog size and scope with a moderately broad head, drooping ears and eyes with nice expression of brown or amber color, the more dark best.
It has thick, powerful neck, chest wide and deep, very muscled back. The tail is wide at the base and will decrease to the end takes her hanging and in rest position forms a slight curve. They have a generous jaw with bite in scissors and the teeth are not visible when you have the mouth shut.
The legs are strong, well separated and heavy bones. The feet are large, round and compact. The overall appearance should be slightly longer in body than in height proportions.
The height at the cross in the males is of 81 - 91 cm and the weight of 73 - 91 kg. Females are slightly smaller, measuring of 71 - 86 cm. to the cross and weigh in 64 - 82 Kg.
The coat should be short and dense, color Fawn, Apricot or striped. The muzzle should be dark as about the orbits of the eyes and extends upward between them forming a mask (key feature of this breed).
Character and skills
The American Mastiff It, generally, a quiet dog and wonderful with children. They are loyal and affectionate dogs who are not aggressive by nature but perceive danger and need to protect your family, will draw all the power that is available.
While they love to sleep and remolonear Sun, daily exercise will keep them more shaped and happier. It is good for their health, physical and mental to walk regularly.
The life expectancy is an American Mastiff of 10 - 12 years.