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Despite their intimidating looks, Neapolitan Mastiffs are actually quite gentle natured when it comes to people.

They are loyal family members who form strong bonds with their owners and will protect them fiercely if needed.

While they’re powerful guard dogs, those who own them know that they will occasionally attempt to crawl into nearby laps.

Neapolitan Mastiffs tend to be quiet dogs but can be very vocal when expressing themselves or warning off intruders.

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Despite their intimidating looks, Neapolitan Mastiffs are actually quite gentle natured when it comes to people.

They are loyal family members who form strong bonds with their owners and will protect them fiercely if needed.

While they’re powerful guard dogs, those who own them know that they will occasionally attempt to crawl into nearby laps.

Neapolitan Mastiffs tend to be quiet dogs but can be very vocal when expressing themselves or warning off intruders.

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Neapolitan Mastiff – Collingwood Park

3 girl pups for sale Vaccinated, microchipped and wormed. DOB 01/02/24 Vet checked on 18/03 Girl 1 was 6.1kg Girl 2 was 6.7kg and Girl 3 was 6.3kg Pups personality are very lovely, calm, cuddly and friendly with our cats Mum is Neo X (black/brindle) Dad is Mastiff X (white) Pic of parents is last picture Located Collingwood park QLD 4301 Contact me on 0455677991

Dana O'Connell


Neapolitan Mastiff – Mitchell

EOI - Neapolitan Mastiff Puppies. Both parents are on the main register with ANKC, are owned by me since they were 8 weeks old (5 and 7 years) with no health issues. This will be their first and only litter, they have both been raised as family pets on our rural land with livestock, children and other dogs, with puppies being exposed to all these things before leaving for their forever homes. Pups will be microchipped, vaccinated, wormed, vet checked, DNA tested and have main register papers before leaving for their homes. If you are interested in giving one of these beautiful pups a forever home, please feel free to contact me.

Dee Schafer


Neapolitan Mastiff – Manjimup

$3,500 Negotiable Ultra Cute Neo Mastiffs WA Lucky Last Female searching for her Furever Home Born on the 7th of December 2023. The warrior litter – Litter of the lifetime. Miss Purple is ready and waiting to bless your family with endless love and loyalty, she won’t come home with pedigree papers and is on a strict “NO BREEDING & 2 YEAR DESEXING CONTRACT.” Both parents have been Health and Temperament tested to produce the most perfect Family companions. Ever New owners Receive the following when purchasing a puppy. 2 x Puppy Packs Master breeders Black hawk puppy pack – • 3kg bag of Black Hawk Large breed Puppy Food • A pack of Black Hawk treats • an exclusive Black Hawk dog toy • Some poo bags, and • A handy puppy guide Ultracutemastiffs Puppy Pack – • Custom Ultracutemastiffs calico bag • Take Home Puppy Folder Containing Contracts, Parents Health Scores, Vouchers, Weekly Paw Prints, Weight Gain Graph and Change Of Ownership Form • Cub sensitive thick and soft baby wipes • Anko - Jersey Plush blanket with mum and siblings scent • Nestwell POP-UP Travel bowl • Plastic Feeding mat • Feedchar Charcoal sample bag • Apple, Blueberry and oat Baby sample food • Varity of healthy treats/ pigs ear • SPD - Prime 100 slow cooked meals 2x CHICKEN & brown rice 1x LAMB & blueberry • Aristopet - Flea, Heartworm and Worm Treatment • Tropiclean – Gentle coconut HYPOALLERGENIC Puppy & Kitten Shampoo Miss Purple is Up-to-date on vaccinations, Microchipped and health checked by a certified veterinarian. 11 weeks old this Thursday 22nd February Located in Manjimup with delivery and Cheap flights available on buyers expense If You Would Like To Meet Miss Purple Today Or Arrange A Video Call Please Contact Me ~ Sarah ~ On 0457580871

Sarah


Stud Service – Neapolitan Mastiff

Pure Bred Neapolitan Mastiff Male Available for stud service. Health and temperament tested. Proven stud Available for viewing. 97kg - artificial inseminations recommended Up-to-date with vaccination and parasite protection Semen can be flown on request. RPBA 5516

Sarah


Neapolitan Mastiff – Buccan

3 black boys 1 tawny boy 1 Mahogany boy 1 Mahogany/Tawny boy All puppies have had 2 vaccinations and vet checks, fully wormed and microchipped. They have been well socialised with people and children, they have been around other large dogs as well as a small one. They will make fantastic family pets and guards as it is in a mastiff’s nature to protect their family and home. They come with puppy packs and have only been fed Advance puppy large breed. I have both parents you can see and meet. I am a registered breeder with RPBA.

Nicole McIntosh


Neapolitan Mastiff – Dubbo

2 male Neapolitan mastiff pups Currently 9 weeks old. Ready just in time for Christmas. Beautiful big pups. Been vaccinated, microchipped and vet checked. Come with main papers.

Michelle


Neapolitan Mastiff – Gladstone Central

2 female neo mastiff puppies looking for their forever home. They will come with puppy packs that includes: bed, bowl,collar, lead, harness, blanket, toys and all the training information you will need to train them. They also come vet checked, microchipped and they had their first shots on the 01/11/23. They have been wormed since 2 weeks old. Will be ready to collect on 10/11/22 $2000 Located in Gladstone Willing to travel if needed Message for more information

Shai


Ultimate Mastiff- Sandstone Point

Dad: Neapolitan Mastiff Mum: dogue De Bordeux x Born 1/9 They are 8 weeks on Friday and will be ready for their new homes. Wormed 2,4,6,8 weeks Frontline Vaccinated, Microchipped, Vet check They have been raised in a house with 4 kids who absolutely adore them and play with them everyday. They have grown up with large and small dogs. Very cuddle, chunky, healthy babies. Exposed to loud noises, yard equipment, baths etc Happy to travel to Sunshine Coast to meet for pick up as I am regularly up there. Visits welcome any day. Text Erin on 0482985726

Erin


Neo mastiff x ultimate mastiff

!!URGENT SALE!! Willing to negotiate !! Neo Mastiff x Ultimate Mastiff 13wks old 2 GIRLS Pink collar Purple collar 9 BOYS, 2 left Light green collar Orange collar Pups have 8wk vaccination, microchipped and regularly wormed and flea as per vet recommendation. Mum-pure Neo Dad- ultimate mastiff Both parents have great temperaments, great with little kids, aren’t fazed by cats and are all round great dogs. Colouring is a throw back to dads parents (brindle pure neo mastiff and red pure French mastiff)

Gradi


Mastiff pups

I have 5 boys 1 girl DOB 9/9/23 were born mum is neo x mastiff dad is neo x English mastiff

Sam


Neapolitan Mastiff Puppies

I have 12 Neo pups to sale. 4 girls and 8 boys. 1 blue girl 3 black girls 3 black boys 1 tawny boy 1 Mahogany boy 1 Mahogany/Tawny boy $1800 2 blue/Tawny boys $1600 All puppies will be fully vaccinated, wormed and microchipped. They will be well socialised with people and children, they will be around other large dogs as well as a small one. They will make fantastic family pets and guards as it is in a mastiff’s nature to protect their family and home. I have both parents you can see and meet. I am a registered breeder with RPBA. 1 black female has a hernia so will be sold less the cost of her surgery. BIN 0006673512357 RPBA 8744

Nicole McIntosh


Neo Mastiff (Neapolitan) pups Blue Tawny

Neo Mastiff (Neapolitan) pups BLUE & TAWNY 12 male 6 female Breed: Neapolitan Mastiff Born: Litter 1 - 13/8/23 Litter 2 - 20/8/23 Ready for new homes by: Litter 1 - 8/10/23 Litter 2 - 15/10/23 Dad – Neapolitan Mastiff TAWNY Mum 1 – Neapolitan Mastiff BLUE Mum 2 - Neapolitan Mastiff BLUE PRICE: $2500 ** FOR MORE PHOTOS / VIDEOS ** Please go to our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61551419079778&mibextid=LQQJ4d AVAILABLE: —— MUM 1 LITTER —— - Collar / Colour / Markings GIRLS: 1. Pink: Blue - Small white dot on chest, 2 x white toes left BOYS: 2. Brown: Blue - Upside down Y on chest, 1 x white toe front left leg, 1 x white toe back right leg 3. Black / Aqua: Blue - Horseshoe shape white chest, small white dot on neck, tip tail 4. Black: Blue - Downward arrow on chest, white toes on 3 x feet, white splash in chin 5. Yellow: Blue - Bat shape white patch on chest 6. Blue: Blue - 4 x white feet, upside down Y on chest to neck, white splash on chin, tip tail ———— MUM 2 LITTER ——- - Collar / Colour / Markings BOYS: 1. Light Blue black line: Tawny - Small white patch on chest, Tip tail 2. Pink: Tawny - White patch on chest shape like a T, Tip tail 3. Dark Blue: Tawny - Small white tripe on chest to neck, Tip tail 4. Red (Purple): Blue - Plain (no white) 5. Dark Blue Red diamond: Blue - White patch on chest shape like number 7 6. Green (paws) # 2: Blue - Small white patch on chest, 2 x white toes back left foot 7. Green (neon strip) # 1: Blue - Plain (very small white tip on back toe) GIRLS: 8. Red (Black): Tawny - Small dot on chest 9. Purple: Tawny - White dot on chest & neck, white toe on back left foot 10. Black: Tawny - * SOLD * 11. Light Blue: Tawny - Small white patch on neck, white dot on neck 12. Pink polka dot: Tawny - Plain (no white) These babies come from exceptional parents which have been raised in a family environment & have amazing temperaments. Both parents are of sound health and temperament and are a huge part of our family. All of our pups are raised on the farm around children, machinery and other animals in a relaxed and clean environment. Our puppies have our full time attention and care, so your puppy will be well adjusted to human contact and love. So if you are looking for a versatile family and guard dog for your family / business, one of these puppies would be an excellent choice. Pups will come with the following: *1st Vaccination *Wormed *Micro chipped *Vet Checked *Fit to Fly Certificate for Interstate Buyers A puppy pack will be supplied with each puppy for their new family, which includes - *Collar *Toy *Puppy food *Information sheet about caring for your new puppy. *Birth certificate & Passport Deposit of $250 is requested to keep hold of selected pup (non refundable) Payment plans are available * Puppy will not leave the property until it has been fully paid for For further information, please message. Located: UNDULLAH 4285 Queensland Breeder identification number: BIN0003923911874 Please note: puppies are not papered however grandparents are

Max


Mastiff Puppies

Mastiff Puppies Dad: Neapolitan Mastiff Mum: Dogue De Bordeaux x Rottweiler Born 1/09/23 Ready for their new homes on 28/10 at 8 weeks. Currently 6 weeks old. Will go their forever homes Vet checked, Vaccinated, microchipped. Wormed at 2,4,6, nexgard spectra at 8 weeks Confident, playful, independent, snuggly babies. Exposure to whipper snipper, mowers, blowers, baths, car trips, loud noises. Mostly toilet trained/timed. Raised in a busy household with 4 children aged from 3 to 12 who dote on them every single day. These puppies WILL be a Large to Giant breed. Will be 8-10kg at 8 weeks old. Happy to supply more photos of female or male puppies at request. Visits welcome any day at Sandstone Point. Happy to travel as far north as Gympie for people to collect puppies or as far south as Burpengary. Any further questions please don't hesitate to ask. Text messages are easier than calls so feel free to text Erin on 0482985726

Erin


Purebred Neapolitan Mastiff (Neo Mastiff) Puppies LAT PUPPY LEFT

Only 2 female puppies left. We have available 9 purebred neo mastiff puppies born 28/07/2023. Puppies will be ready for their forever homes from 23/09/2023. There are 5 males and 4 females, all are extremely stunning, big, healthy puppies that have been handled since birth and well socialised with people of all ages. We own both parents, they are gentle, loyal and much loved members of our family, dad is almost 80kg and mum is 60kg. Both will be available for viewing. All puppies will come microchipped, vaccinated, wormed, vet checked and with a full puppy pack containing history and some items to get you started (food, worming tablets, calcium powder, toy, collar etc). Please note that this breed of dog are a giant breed, they are very protective and dedicated to their family, they love to try and sit on your lap! Their loyalty requires a lot of love and attention as they just want to be close to their human parents. Puppies are on a raw mince diet with a premium dry food and have been weaned since they were 4 weeks old (fully weaned at 6 weeks) We are open to interstate buyers, transport will need to be organised and paid for by the buyer. The photos do not do justice to how beautiful these puppies really are. They have amazing personalities and temperaments just like their parents. These puppies DO NOT come with papers and are sold as pets only. Serious buyers only please. We will not hold puppies without a deposit and all microchip paperwork will be processed for the new owners.

Jess


Neo Mastiff (Neapolitan) pups BLUE & TAWNY

Neo Mastiff (Neapolitan) pups BLUE & TAWNY 12 male 6 female DESCRIPTION We are proud to announce the arrival of our beautiful puppies EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST IS BEING TAKEN NOW - PLEASE MESSAGE ME ANY INQUIRIES FOR MORE PHOTOS PLEASE VISIT - Facebook page: Farmer Max (tractor pic) https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100085035669239&mibextid=avESrC Breed: Neapolitan Mastiff Colours: BLUE & TAWNY Dad Neapolitan Mastiff TAWNY Mum 1 & 2 Neapolitan Mastiff BLUE PRICED From : $2500 to $3000 AVAILABLE: BLUE * 9 x boys * 1 x girl TAWNY * 3 x boys * 5 x girls These babies come from exceptional parents which have been raised in a family environment & have amazing temperaments. Both parents are of sound health and temperament and are a huge part of our family. All of our pups are raised on the farm around children, machinery and other animals in a relaxed and clean environment. Our puppies have our full time attention and care, so your puppy will be well adjusted to human contact and love. So if you are looking for a versatile family and guard dog for your family / business, one of these puppies would be an excellent choice. Pups will come with the following: *1st Vaccination *Wormed *Micro chipped *Vet Checked *Fit to Fly Certificate for Interstate Buyers A puppy pack will be supplied with each puppy for their new family, which includes - *Collar *Toy *Puppy food *Information sheet about caring for your new puppy. *Birth certificate & Passport *Baby pics (Puppy will not leave the property until it has been fully paid for) For further information, please message. Located: Queensland Breeder identification number: BIN0003923911874 PRICED From : $2500 to $3000 Please note: puppies are not papered however grandparents are

Max


Neapolitan Mastiff pups

2 Female Neo pups 4 sale I have two almost 11 month old Neo pups for sale both are fully vaccinated, wormed and microchipped. One is around 40kg and the other around 45kg. They have basic training of sit and come. They have been raised with my children and other dogs one being a pug, we have chickens on the property, so have been around them, but not free running. The only reason I still have the pups is I was holding one back because she had a rash and did not want to send her to her new home until it had fully cleared and the other girl had to have surgery on her eyes as her bottoms eyelashes were inwards, it was done, but Before they were ready to go I had family drama and did not have the time to reply to people or place a new add or anything. They are both very loving dogs. One is a bit more energetic then the other. You will need to do more training and socialising with them. They will make fantastic family pets and guards dogs as they have learnt from the older dogs to let you know when something or someone is near. I have both parents you can meet. BIN 0006673512357 RPBA 8744

Nicole


Neo mastiff Puppies- ready for forever home

We are so excited to announce our beautiful litter of Neo mastiff x puppies which were born on the 29/6/23. We have 10 adorable puppies available. 5 males and 5 females in both fawn and chocolate colours. Dark Blue- Male- Fawn Dark Green- Male- Chocolate Light Green-female- fawn Yellow-Male- Fawn- SOLD Black- Male- chocolate -SOLD Pink-Female- Chocolate Light Blue- Female- Fawn- PENDING Light Purple- Female- Chocolate Dark Purple- Female- Chocolate Red- Female- Chocolate-SOLD All puppies will come vet checked, wormed, vaccinated and microchipped. Our puppies are being be raised with both cats and small children. We have included photos of Mum and Dad. Both have the most beautiful calm nature, they are protective, love to cuddle and are great with children, they truly make amazing family pets. They also don’t require a lot of exercise. Please be aware these puppies will be very big. Dad is 70kg Mum is 50kg Our puppies will be ready for their forever homes from the 24/8/23. We can organise pet transport if required at the new owners expense. BIN- BIN0013569248120

Samantha


Neapolitian Mastiff Puppies 5 weeks old

Big Strong healthy pups available from the 23rd AugustCurrently 5 weeks old Full of personality Mum is 2.5 Years old and 70kg Dad is 12 months and 70kg still plenty of growing to do expecting 80kg Full brother to Khan Neo Mastiffs 1x Tawny Girl $2500 Green Collar 4 Blue Girls, Pink, yellow, multi, Red 1 Blue Boy blue or purple collar Please Call or message for any info 🙂 All puppies Come full health checked wormed at 2,4,6 weeks, Vaccinated and Micro chipped. All pups also come with puppy packs.. food, toys, blankets with mum and sibling scents. Puppies also started toilet training a couple of weeks ago and all doing well 😀Looking for there forever 🏡 come and meet them 😊 Growing up on an acre with other dogs and cats also with children and they love water play 💦 Happy to help with transport within reason 😊  BIN0013522754414

Jemma


PB Neo Mastiff puppies

Pure Bred Neo Mastiff Puppies 2 x mahogany girls 2 x Mahogany Boys 1 x tawny boy 1 x tawny girl 1 x light brown girl 1 x black & grey brindle Boy 1 x pure black Girl Vaccinated, health checked, microchipped & wormed accordingly Ready to go to their forever homes this Friday

Kristy Fraser


Neo mastiff puppies

Neo mastiff puppies ready to go to their forever homes Microchipped, vaccinated, health checked & wormed 2 x brown boys 2 x brown girls 1 x tawny boy 1 x tawny girl 1 x light brown girl 1 x black girl 1 x black & grey brindle boy (runt) Located kippa-ring open for viewings

Kristy Fraser


Neo mastiff cross

3 boys Due to go to new homes on the 14th of July

Liana


Neapolitan Mastiff x German Shepherd puppies

We have 5 gorgeous pups looking for their forever homes! The mother is a pure Neapolitan Mastiff and the father is a pure German Shepherd. We have 3 boys (black with white chest/ some feet) and 2 girls (one black with white and the other brindle) They will come fully vet checked, microchipped and vaccinated they have been wormed every 2 weeks also.

Taylar Williams


Purebred Neapolitan Mastiff pups

Beautiful large Neo pups, very stunning. Pups are over 8 weeks now and ready for their forever homes. They have been vet checked, vaccinated, wormed and microchipped. I own both parents you can meet. I am a registered breeder with RPBA #8744 I have Tawny male Blue male Blue male blue collar bridle leg Blue female purple collar brindle leg Blue brindle female pink collar Blue bridle female black collar   BIN 0006673512357  

Nicole


Purebred Neapolitan Mastiff pups

I have 13 purebred Neapolitan Mastiff pups. They will be ready for their new homes on the 29th Nov at 8 weeks. pups will be vet checked, wormed and vaccinated. Pups have been so listed with my children daily. I have 2 Tawny female 1 Black female 3 blue female 1 Tawny/ mahogany Female   1 blue male 3 black male 1 mahogany 1 blue/tawny Mum and Dad are loving family dogs as well as great guard dogs. Dad is around 78kg and mum is around 60kg I have both parents you can meet and see. I am a registered breeder RPBA 8744 and registered with my local council BIN 0006673512357 Feel free to ring or text me on0412982465

Nicole McIntosh


Neopolitan mastiff X Great Dane puppies for sale

Beautiful neopolitan mastiff X Great Dane puppies, 8 girls and 2 boys available. Dad is a neopolitan mastiff, mum is a neopolitan mastiff X Great Dane. Both loving dogs that love cuddles and also protective. Puppies have been handled alot due to being so many and needing bottle feed so they love to cuddle. Litter of 15 all together! Please contact me if you have any questions. Ready for re-home on the 4th of November.

Tahlia Mitchell


Neo mastiff x border collie

This is hemi he is house trained and love affection. Such a friendly dog, he is 6 years old and absolutely loves males and he has always had male owners. sad to have him go but am looking to move to Sydney in the next few months and won't be able to take him. Hoping to find him a good new forever home.

John Pearson


Neo Mastiff cross Dogue De Bordeaux puppies

I have 9 puppies left to find a home for. All puppies have been wormed 2,4 and 6 weeks. All up to date vaccination and microchip. I have 5 boys and 4 girls in many beautiful colours. Parents have great temperament all round family dogs and great guard dogs. Puppies have been in a loving environment surrounded by children. Message if you would like more pictures. Born 16th of August ready to go 10th October 2022

Christine


Neapolitan mastiff x puppies. 9 weeks old.

Hi, my 2 dogs just had a big litter of 13 puppies. They are 9 weeks old now and ready to go to their new loving home. They come with vaccination, microchip, vet check, worming treatment and ticks and fleas treatment. They have been fed only premium large breed puppies. I have 7 boys (3 blacks and 4 blues) and 6 girls (all blue). The mum is 50 kg and the dad is 65. They have a good temper, perfect with kids and are very sweet dogs. They will get very protective towards children's and their household, as they are very loyal. The price is negotiable, however offers are from 1300$. Contact me for more infos and pictures.

Deborah


Neapolitan mastiff puppies

Wrinkles galore! Pure bloodlines. 2 blue males and 1 tawny male left. 10 weeks old . Please message 0421927102 for further details Located Wellington NSW

Katrina


Pure Neapolitan Mastiffs

Purebred Neapolitan Mastiffs. Excludes papers. Born on 10/06/22 and will be available from 08/08/22.   5x blue boys 4x blue girls 1x tawny girl Each with different white markings, contact for individual photos.   Dad is Frank (60kg) -blue with tiny white marking on his chest   Mum is Darla (40kg) -blue with white markings on chest and foot   All puppies will come wormed, vet checked, vaccinations and microchipped.   BIN0011698473984 RPBA member 12421   Contact for further questions and photos 0474655205

Caitlin Anderlini


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The Ultimate Neapolitan Mastiff Guide

About Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiffs, also known as Mastinos or Neos, are large and powerful dogs that have been around since the days of ancient Rome. They are known for their massive size, muscular build, and distinct wrinkled skin. Although they have a fearsome appearance, they are actually quite gentle and loyal companions.

One of the most distinguishing features of this breed is their thick and wrinkly skin which gives them an even more intimidating appearance. This skin folds over the entire body including the face, neck, chest, back, belly, legs and tail which also adds to their unique look.

Lifespan

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7 to 9 years

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50 to 68 kg

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60 to 79 cm

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Grooming

This breed has a short coat that requires brushing 1-2 times a week.

Origins

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a large, ancient dog breed that has been around for centuries.

It is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean area, specifically in Southern Italy around what is now known as Naples. The Neapolitan Mastiff’s ancestors were bred by the ancient Romans to protect their livestock and property from predators and thieves.

The Neapolitan Mastiff’s exact origin is unclear, but it is believed that they descended from the Tibetan Mastiff and other Molosser-type dogs of Asia Minor.

It is also thought that they may have been bred with local herding dogs found in Southern Italy.

The Neapolitan Mastiff was once used for various purposes such as hunting, guarding, cart pulling, fighting, and even attending bullfights. The breed became known as one of the most powerful guard dogs of its time.

In the 20th century, the Neapolitan Mastiff was nearly extinct due to World War II and the lack of breeding programs in Europe after the war ended.

However, a few remaining specimens were discovered, and breeder Dr. Piero Scanziani worked hard to revive this breed by creating a breed standard based on his personal knowledge and observations of existing specimens.

Today’s modern Neapolitan Mastiffs still possess many of the same qualities they had hundreds of years ago; however they are now much more docile than their ancestors due to selective breeding.

Despite this change in behaviour, these large dogs still make great companions for those looking for a loyal companion or guardian for their family or home.

Key Characteristics Of Neapolitan Mastiffs

Are Neapolitan Mastiffs Family-Friendly?

Yes, Neapolitan Mastiffs are typically considered to be family-friendly. They are loyal, protective dogs that form strong bonds with their owners.

They can be good with children if they are socialised and trained properly. However, they are not recommended for first-time dog owners, as their immense size and strength make them difficult to handle.

Common Health Issues & Considerations

Neapolitan Mastiffs may suffer from:

Cherry eye

A condition where the gland of the third eyelid prolapses, becoming visible as a red, swollen mass in the corner of the eye.

Periodontal disease

Bacterial infections

Nature / Temperament

Dignified, Loyal, Watchful, Relaxed, Loving

Suitable Environment

The most important factor when creating a home environment for a Neapolitan Mastiff is space.

As they are large dogs, they need plenty of room to move around and play. This means providing them with an area of the house that has plenty of space for them to roam and stretch out.

They aren’t well suited to apartments simply due to their size, despite being mostly couch potatoes indoors.

Other Considerations

● A Neapolitan Mastiff can tend to be lazy, so their owner will need to motivate them to get out and exercise.

● Mastinos are sometimes clumsy and can have trouble navigating stairs, especially while they are young.

● Neapolitan Mastiff puppies can be playful and outgoing, but it’s important to prevent a lot of jumping or stair climbing until their bodies have developed fully.

How can I take good care of my Neapolitan Mastiff?

Nutrition

A Neapolitan Mastiff puppy should be fed a premium diet that includes high-quality protein, healthy fats, and carbohydrates.

In addition to providing a balanced diet tailored to the needs of this breed, it is also important to monitor portion sizes carefully in order to prevent obesity.

A slow rate of weight gain is ideal; rapid weight gain can put extra strain on joints which can lead to health issues. Clean, fresh drinking water should always be available.

Neapolitan Mastiff puppies will generally eat between 3 and 4 meals a day during the first 6 months of their life, after which they may transition over to 2 meals a day.

If you have any questions about how much food your pet should be eating each day, contact your veterinarian for advice.

Grooming

The Neapolitan Mastiff needs regular grooming in order to maintain its health and keep its coat looking beautiful.

Regular brushing will help prevent matting while keeping dirt and debris out of its fur, while regular bathing will help keep its wrinkly skin healthy and free from irritation or infection.

Exercise

It’s important to make sure your Neapolitan Mastiff gets enough exercise and mental stimulation in order to prevent boredom and destructive behaviour.

Also, because they are a large breed, it’s important to start them off slowly with any physical activity to avoid injury.

Training

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a large, powerful dog that requires an experienced owner with plenty of patience and dedication.

They need early and consistent socialisation, training, and exercise. Training is essential for the Neapolitan Mastiff as they are highly intelligent and responsive to commands.

Any training program should be done with positive reinforcement such as food rewards or verbal praise to encourage desired behaviours. Neapolitan Mastiffs are sensitive dogs; they do not respond well to harsh corrections or punishments.

The owner should also set realistic expectations for their dog; some behaviours may take longer than others to master.

You may opt to enrol your Mastiff in puppy training classes; if you do, ensure that the training program uses positive reinforcement methods.

This is general information and should not be relied on for adopting or purchasing advice.

Most Asked Neapolitan Mastiff Questions

No, Neapolitan Mastiff puppies should not live outdoors. They are a large breed and are susceptible to extreme temperatures. They need to be kept in a warm, comfortable environment and ideally should live indoors as a part of the family.

Housetraining a Neapolitan Mastiff puppy can be a challenging task due to their large size and stubborn nature. The key is to start early and be consistent with your training methods. Establish a routine, use positive reinforcement, reward good behaviour and remain patient throughout the process. It is also important to keep in mind that these puppies may take longer than other breeds to learn and understand new commands, so you should be prepared for the occasional accident!

Your first stop for a Neapolitan Mastiff for sale should be reputable breeders with a good deal of experience in breeding them. Neapolitan Mastiff puppies from good breeders will end up better behaved and longer-lived than otherwise. The average cost of a Neapolitan Mastiff for sale is typically between AUD $1500 and $5000.

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