Dog breeds Group 2 - Section 2.2 of the FCI - Molosoides, mountain type

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

Group sections 2

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 - Molossian breeds - Swiss Mountain and Cattle
  • Section 2.2: Molossoid, mountain type.

Today there are two categories of dogs Molossoid; dogs mastiff type and dogs mountain type. In this box we will focus on the Molossoid, mountain type, that the molossians more primitive, with long fur , or failing that, very dense, very tall stature at the cross and traditionally associated with keeping livestock.

1 Aidi – Atlas Mountain Dog

Aidi

The Aidi is highly energy, protective and extremely vigilant. Despite its resemblance to Sheepdogs, the Aidi is not

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2 Bosnian and Herzegovinian - Croatian Shepherd Dog

Bosnian and Herzegovinian - Croatian Shepherd Dog

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,

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3 Castro Laboreiro Dog

Castro Laboreiro Dog

The Castro Laboreiro Dog It is an excellent guard dog and companion

The Castro Laboreiro Dog (Castro Laboreiro Dog) is a race

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4 Caucasian Shepherd Dog

Caucasian Shepherd Dog

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

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5 Central Asian Shepherd Dog

Central Asian Shepherd Dog

The Central Asian Shepherd Dog It is a cat with dog skin, sensitive and partner.

The dog Central Asian Shepherd Dog (СРЕДНЕАЗИАТСКАЯ ОВЧАРКА or

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6 Estrela Mountain Dog

Estrela Mountain Dog

The Estrela Mountain Dog is a big dog, the rough lines and powerful appearance

The Dog of the Sierra de

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7 Hovawart

Hovawart

The term Hovawart derives from medieval German, in which -hova- meant “Court” y -wart-, “guardian”.

The dog as guardian of the house and

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8 Kangal Shepherd Dog

Anatolian Shepherd

The Kangal Shepherd Dog is quiet, bold, independent, Intelligent, docile.

El Pastor Kangal It is a large and very strong watchdog that is very

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9 Karst Shepherd

Karst Shepherd

The Karst Shepherd a typical watchdog. Acts largely independently, which is also essential for protection

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10 Landseer

Landseer

The nature of Landseer and Newfoundland is very similar, considering the first one as something more agile.

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11 Leonberger

Leonberger

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.

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12 Newfoundland

Newfoundland

The Newfoundland radiates majestic serenity.

The Newfoundland was born on the east coast of Canada. The great island of Newfoundland, which is in front

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13 Pyrenean Mastiff

Pyrenean Mastiff

The Pyrenean Mastiff he is very tolerant and sweet with children, Watch them as if they were his flock.

The Pyrenean Mastiff It

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14 Pyrenean Mountain Dog

Pyrenean Mountain Dog

The Pyrenean Mountain Dog is a guardian and protector with territorial claims.

The Pyrenean Mountain Dog is a

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15 Rafeiro of Alentejo

Rafeiro of Alentejo

The Rafeiro of Alentejo It is an excellent watchdog in the haciendas and houses of the Alentejo.

The Rafeiro of Alentejo (Mastiff

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16 Spanish Mastiff

Spanish Mastiff

The Spanish Mastiff, He is regarded as the oldest Spanish race.

The Spanish Mastiff (also called Mastín español) is a breed of dog type

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17 St. Bernard

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

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18 Tibetan Mastiff (Do-Khy)

Tibetan Mastiff


The Tibetan Mastiff It is not a dog to live with children.

of the “Tibetan Mastiff”

The Tibetan Mastiff or Bulldog

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19 Yugoslavian Shepherd Dog Sharplanina

Šarplaninac

The Yugoslavian Shepherd Dog Sharplanina is a brave dog, quiet, safe and reserved with strangers.

As it is the case with many breeds, the

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