Homeland and time of occurrence: Argentina, 1920s; height 61-69 cm, weight 36-45 kg.
Description: The Great Dane of Argentina is a solid, imposing dog with a powerful character. The body of these dogs is covered with a short, thick, smooth and shiny coat of white color. Mention is also made of the massive skull along with strong, powerful jaws.
Breed history: In the 1920s, Antonio Martinez, a famous Argentine breeder, developed an original breeding program, the purpose of which was to obtain individuals of dogs capable of preying on such predators like cougars, jaguars, etc. Continue reading
Homeland and time of occurrence: Great Britain, antiquity; height 70 – 76 cm, weight 79-86 kg
Description: The English Mastiff is one of the largest dogs in the world. The body of the mastiffs is covered with short and thick hair, there is a winter undercoat. The most common colors: apricot-reddish, silver-fawn, dark tiger.
Breed history: It is known that individuals of this breed already 2000 years ago lived in Great Britain, where they came from Asia thanks to Mediterranean and Phoenician merchants. Continue reading