Irish Mastiff

Irish Mastiff

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Group:Working
Life Span:8-12 Years

Irish Mastiff Build Information

The Irish Mastiff is a large hybrid dog resulting from the cross of the Mastiff and the Irish Wolfhound. They stand roughly 38 inches in height and may be anywhere from 120-250 pounds. Their coat may either be medium length and rough or fine and short, coming in many colors such as black, tan, gray, silver, white, and red.

Size:Giant
Length (Male):27-33 in.
Length (Female):22-24 in.
Weight:> 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

These gentle giants are very loving and loyal dogs with easy-going and even-tempered personalities, making them great additions to families. Being eager to please, Irish Mastiffs make for relatively easy training. Although very large, these dogs don't need excessive amounts of exercise and will stay healthy with normal levels of exercise.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Wiry

Irish Mastiff Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Easy
Agile/Zippy:Yes
Obedient:Yes