Dog breeds Group 2 - Section 2.1 of the FCI - Molosoides, mastiff type

The group 2 of the FCI is reserved for dogs type Molosoides.

Group 2

Molosoides is a term that identifies a family of dog breeds, known primarily for their powerful muscles and robust physical build. Let's see what are the general features of this family, how many kinds of Molosoides exist and what are the characteristics of each of them. We will conclude this guide with some tips on how to train dogs Molosoides, that being a family of particularly strong and energetic specimens requires extra care compared to other families of dog breeds.

The FCI ⓘ (Federation Cynologique Internationale) recognize 337 races and each is ‘property’ from a specific country, where it had its origin. All of them are included in 10 Groups under a registration number, a section number and a group number.

Standard – classification FCI

  • Group 2: Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossian breeds - Swiss Mountain and Cattle
  • Section 2.1: Molosoides, mastiff type.

Today there are two categories of dogs Molosoides; dogs mastiff type and dogs mountain type. In this box we will focus on the Molosoides, mastiff type.

1 Boxer


The Boxer It is docile and boasts an unmatched loyalty with his family

of the BOXER

The Boxer It is a breed of working dogs

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2 Broholmer


The Broholmer It was used as a watchdog for large farms and feudal lands.

The Broholmer it's interesting, partly because it's a breed of

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3 Bulldog


The Bulldog Currently he is a dog known for having a good humor.

The race Bulldog or English Bulldog, It was initially used for bets

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4 Bullmastiff


The Bullmastiff is a guard dog, Intelligent, discreet and effective.

The Bullmastiff It is a British breed of dog, as believed, proceeds of the

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5 Italian Corso Dog

Italian Corso Dog

The Italian Corso Dog It is a versatile and balanced dog that can adapt to all.

Something small and elegant that the Read more

6 Cimarrón uruguayo


The Cimarrón uruguayo Also called the Cimarrón dog or cimarrón criollo, it is the only breed fully developed in Uruguayan territory..

The Cimarrón uruguayo is a

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7 Dogo Argentino

Dogo Argentino

He is a fierce guardian and defender. It is not convenient to stimulate their aggressiveness.

The Dogo Argentino (Argentinian Mastiff) is a breed of dog, created by the doctor

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8 Dogo Canario

Dogo Canario

The aggressiveness of Dogo Canario should not be overly stimulated. It is an optimal guardian and defender without the need for training.

The Dogo Canario It

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9 Bordeaux Mastiff

Bordeaux Mastiff

The Bordeaux Mastiff It is very faithful to its owner and loving with children.

The Bordeaux Mastiff, it's a molossian in size

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10 English Mastiff

English Mastiff

The English Mastiff He is extremely loyal and faithful to his family.

The English Mastiff It is a breed of dog of large size type trotting

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11 Fila Brasileiro

Fila Brasileiro

The Fila Brasileiro it is a rare dog in Europe, which implies that it is difficult to find a good puppy.

The Fila Brasileiro has its

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12 Great Dane

Great Dane

It is an expensive dog, that he eats in proportion to his size and that when he is young he needs some care

The Great Dane is the

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13 Bou CA (Ca de Bou)

Bou CA

The Bou CA is a gentle dog, extremely affectionate with their owners, faithful to his master

The Ca de Bou, also known as

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14 Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff

Despite his fierce appearance, the Neapolitan Mastiff It is a balanced dog and friend of children.

“Neapolitan Mastiff”

The Neapolitan Mastiff, to the

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15 Rottweiler


The Rottweiler is a quiet dog, docile and faithful family.

The Rottweiler is one of the breeds of German origin that

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16 Saint Miguel Cattle Dog

Saint Miguel Cattle Dog

The dog's Saint Miguel Cattle Dog It is a breed of dog Portugal, specifically the Azores Islands.

With the settlement of

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17 Shar Pei

Shar Pei

The Shar Pei he is affectionate with his owner; he is quite reserved with strangers.

Dogs like breed Shar Pei have existed in

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18 Tosa Inu

Tosa Inu

The Tosa Inu is quiet, serene, worthy and extraordinarily peaceful.

The Tosa Inu It is a breed of dog originating in Japan. Molosser appearance

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3 thoughts on"Tosa Inu”

  1. Very interesting, but it would be easier to understand if it had not been used an automatic translator or if, at least, someone had made the revision and corrections… It would also be good to have the source of the original text to understand the pieces that were confusing. The hint.


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