Animals >>

Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan MastiffTibetan MastiffTibetan Mastiff
[Jump to Article]

Tibetan Mastiff Facts

Name:
The name of the domestic breed
Tibetan Mastiff
Origin:
The area where the animal first came from
China
Size:
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is
71cm (28in)
Weight:
The measurement of how heavy the animal is
81kg (180lbs)
Life Span:
How long the animal lives for
15 years
Group:
The domestic group such as cat or dog
Mastiff

Tibetan Mastiff Location

Map of Tibetan Mastiff Locations
Map of Asia

Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan mastiff was originally bred in the Himalayan mountains to be used to a guard dog for flocks of goat, sheep and cows against hunters and natural hunters such as the Asian black bear and even tigers.

There Tibetan mastiff flock guard and the English bred Tibetan mastiff differ enormously in their temperament. The Tibetan guard dog is more aggressive and much more assertive making them hard to train. The English bred Tibetan mastiff is well known for its quiet and relaxed personality, while being a good guard dog and loyal to its family.

Post Comment

Please enter a nickname which you can use to identify your comment, but which others can not use to identify you. Please do not use your online usernames/handles which you use for social networking.

Article Tools

Add to Phobia Filter
Update your Tibetan Mastiff phobia filter.
Print Article
View printer friendly version of Tibetan Mastiff article.
Source/Reference Article
Learn how you can use or cite the Tibetan Mastiff article in your website content, school work and other projects.

First Published: 11th November 2008, Last Updated: 9th January 2017 [View Sources]

Sources:
1. David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (2008) Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 11 Nov 2008]
2. David Burnie, Kingfisher (2011) The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2011]
3. Dorling Kindersley (2006) Dorling Kindersley Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 11 Nov 2008]
4. Richard Mackay, University of California Press (2009) The Atlas Of Endangered Species [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2009]
5. Tom Jackson, Lorenz Books (2007) The World Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 11 Nov 2008]

Are you Safe?

Are You Safe? is an online safety campaign by A-Z-Animals.com. If something has upset you, the Are You Safe? campaign can help you to speak to someone who can help you.

Are you Safe?