Molossoid 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 Molossoid exist and what are the characteristics of each of them.
We will conclude this guide with some tips on how to train dogs Molossoid, 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 Dogs - Molossoids - Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs.
- Section 2: Molossoid.
The Aidi is highly energy, protective and extremely vigilant. Despite its resemblance to Sheepdogs, the Aidi is not
The Bosnian and Herzegovinian - Croatian Shepherd Dog It is a very sensitive and quiet dog.
The Bosnian and Herzegovinian - Croatian Shepherd Dog, also called Tornjak,
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
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
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
The Bullmastiff is a guard dog, Intelligent, discreet and effective.
The Bullmastiff It is a British breed of dog, as believed, proceeds of the
The Cane Corso It is a versatile and balanced dog that can adapt to all.
The Castro Laboreiro dog It is an excellent guard dog and companion
The Castro Laboreiro dog (Castro Laboreiro Dog) is a race
The Caucasian Shepherd Dog It is a healthy animal and stable temperament.
“Caucasian Shepherd Dog”
A Caucasian Shepherd Dog it's a big sheepdog and
The Central Asian Shepherd Dog It is a cat with dog skin, sensitive and partner.
The dog Central Asian Shepherd Dog (СРЕДНЕАЗИАТСКАЯ ОВЧАРКА or
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
He is a fierce guardian and defender. It is not convenient to stimulate their aggressiveness.
The Dogo Argentino (Argentine Dogo) is a breed of dog, created by the doctor
13 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
The Dogue de Bordeaux It is very faithful to its owner and loving with children.
The Dogue de Bordeaux, it's a molossian in size
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
The Estrela Mountain Dog is a big dog, the rough lines and powerful appearance
The Dog of the Sierra de
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
18 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
The term Hovawart derives from medieval German, in which -hova- meant “Court” y -wart-, “guardian”.
The dog as guardian of the house and
The Kangal Shepherd Dog is quiet, bold, independent, Intelligent, docile.
El Pastor Kangal It is a large and very strong watchdog that is very
The Karst Shepherd a typical watchdog. Acts largely independently, which is also essential for protection
The nature of Landseer and Newfoundland is very similar, considering the first one as something more agile.
Once you get to know Leonberger dogs better, you will be enchanted by them forever.
The Leonberger it is a very big and beautiful dog.
The Majorca Mastiff is a gentle dog, extremely affectionate with their owners, faithful to his master
The Majorca Mastiff Mastiff dog or
Despite his fierce appearance, the Neapolitan Mastiff It is a balanced dog and friend of children.
The Neapolitan Mastiff, to the
The Newfoundland radiates majestic serenity.
The Newfoundland was born on the east coast of Canada. The great island of Newfoundland, which is in front
The Pyrenean Mastiff he is very tolerant and sweet with children, Watch them as if they were his flock.
The Pyrenean Mastiff It
The Pyrenean Mountain Dog is a guardian and protector with territorial claims.
The Pyrenean Mountain Dog is a
The Rafeiro of Alentejo It is an excellent watchdog in the haciendas and houses of the Alentejo.
The Rafeiro of Alentejo (Mastiff
The Rottweiler is a quiet dog, docile and faithful family.
The Rottweiler is one of the breeds of German origin that
The dog's Saint Miguel Cattle Dog It is a breed of dog Portugal, specifically the Azores Islands.
With the settlement of
32 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
The Spanish Mastiff, He is regarded as the oldest Spanish race.
The Spanish Mastiff (also called Mastín español) is a breed of dog type
34 St. Bernard
The St. Bernard It is very affectionate and has an innate sense of relief especially in the snow.
The St. Bernard is a race
The Tibetan Mastiff It is not a dog to live with children.
of the “Tibetan Mastiff”
The Tibetan Mastiff or Bulldog
The Tosa is quiet, serene, worthy and extraordinarily peaceful.
The Tosa It is a breed of dog originating in Japan. Molosser appearance
The Yugoslavian Shepherd Dog Sharplanina is a brave dog, quiet, safe and reserved with strangers.
As it is the case with many breeds, the