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The Neapolitan Mastiff is a serious, powerful dog with a loose, rolling, cat-like gait. This breed is muscular with a rather rectangular body, massive head, and wrinkled face. The Neapolitan Mastiff makes an excellent watchdog and guard dog.
It has massive bone structure with an express full face, joined with extreme intelligence and extreme loyalty. This Mastiff is the top defender and friend. Despite the beastly and even vicious appearance, the Neopolitan Mastiff is a peaceful and steady dog.
Grey (also referred to as blue), black, tawny and mahogany, white is acceptable on the tips of the toes and chest. Puppies begin life with blue eyes, which later darken; adult Neo eyes vary with the color of their coat.
Short, hard and shiny. It is easy to groom. Remove loose, dead hair with a rubber brush. This breed is an average shedder.
Prone to hip dysplasia, pano-ostiosis (growing pains - may occur when the dog is 4-18 months old and generally disappears on its own). Also prone to "cherry eye", the eye tissue protrudes more than normal and becomes red and inflamed; this condition is completely cured with minor surgery. To minimize the risk of your Neo developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a Neapolitan Mastiff dog from a reputable Neapolitan Mastiff breeder.