The breed is commonly referred to as the “Mastiff”. Also known as the English Mastiff this giant dog breed gets known for its splendid, good nature. Even though this dog breed got bred as a guard dog, it’s well-known for being docile, despite its ferocious appearance.
Mastiffs are aloof towards danger and strangers, and will not take intruders kindly. The mature male Mastiff stands at least 30 inches tall while the female should be at least 27 inches tall. An average Mastiff weighs about 175-200 pounds. Their outer coat is coarse, straight and short, while their undercoat is short and dense. Mastiffs can be apricot, brindle or fawn, with varying acceptable hues within each color.