The Japanese Mastiff (Tosa) It is a breed of dog originating in Japan. Molosser imposing aspect, It is one of the favorite breeds for the lovers of dogs large size around the world. The breed emerged in the mid-19th century, When crossing various European breeds of large size (Great Dane, Mastiff, St. Bernard, Bulldog, German Shorthaired) with the native Shikoku Inu.
In Spain it is listed as a potentially dangerous breed of dog by Royal Decree, by which to his possession must obtain the licence for possession of dangerous dogs and register it in the corresponding Municipal registry of potentially dangerous animals. One of the things that are required for this license is insurance of civil liability to third parties.
Otros nombres: 土佐 / Tosa Inu / Tosa Ken / Tosa Tōken / Japanese Fighting Dog / Japanese Mastiff / Tosa Fighting Dog
Group 2 / Section 2 – molosoides and mountain dogs.
Dogs breeds: Japanese Mastiff
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