Weight: 90 - 110 lbs.
Height: 24" - 29.5" "
Life Span: 9 - 11 years
Health Problems: Hip dysplasia; bloat
Also Known As: Fila Brasileiro, Brazilian Guard Dog, Brazilian Molosser, Cao de Fila
Category: Guard Dog, Tracking
The Brazilian Mastiff will need daily vigorous exercise. This dog is not recommended for city or apartment living.
The Brazilian Mastiff needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.
Although friendly and protective of its human family, the Brazilian Mastiff may aggressive with strangers.
Compatibility with Kids
Can be dangerous. Not suited for families with children.
A descendant of the 15th century English Bull Mastiff, Bloodhounds, Bulldogs and Rafieros, this breed is banned in several countries.