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Hello all!
i dont have a mastiff yet, I am looking.  I have lurked at this site for about 6 months before joining, just love the site very informative.  You guys are all very supportive.
Wish me luck!

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My Name is Victor I'm the president of Dogs Training Youth A program that takes at risk youth and teaches them to clicker train rescue dogs which are then made available for adoption. I also help a few rescues in our area with last chance dogs that without my help would be put to sleep.
I received the mastiff in the photo as a owner surrender last night . She was wearing the muzzle because she has dog aggression issues and has caused a dog two trips to the vet for stitches and also tried to hit a dog here .I'm happy to announce in a days time she is not wearing the muzzle and is no longer showing dog aggression or cat aggression. She is very under weight for a mastiff 98 pounds and shes 4 years old . Her tail has been bobbed and will have the stitches removed shortly . I am a professional trainer and A.K.C Canine Good Citizen evaluator with a apprenticeship in animal behavior. I started training in 1999. Not that often do we get mastiffs in my line of work which speaks volumes about the breed so I was lucky enough to get advice from a professional breeder here in Cincinnati about the Mastiffs traits and putting the weight back on her the correct way ! (linfertsmastiffs). I'm a germanshepherd guy and have rehabbed lots of dogs but for some reason this girl has really touched me so shes home ! I'm keeping her and may join a club in our state ,maybe this is the beginning of me rehabbing mastiffs nobody wants . She needs all her shots brought up to date , a complete health exam ,and be spayed . I'm here to learn as much about the mastiff as I can , To meet some new friends and network . our web site is http://www.dogstrainingyouth.com Thank You.

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Welcome to the Forum Victor. You have come to the right place! Do a search on any subject you are interested in and there will be lots of information come up. It is a great tool. Be sure to ask lots of questions. Welcome to the breed too - once owned by a mastiff you will never be the same.


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Hi my name is Dan. I have 1 mastiff (Duke). He is my first. He is 9 months old and weighs 130lbs and is 31" to the shoulders. Here is a few pics the second one from the left  is the newest pic. Looking forward to sharing pics and talking to everyone.

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Hello all.  We are currently debating on adding a new addition to our family.  We are looking at both Mastiff (English) and Bloodhounds.  We are experienced in both large breeds.....and slobber!

We have 2 basset hounds right now, and also have a small farm with about 40 acres.  We feel that an English Mastiff may be the right addition to our family.  We are currently looking for the right breeder.  It may be a year or 2 (or 3) before we actually get a puppy, but we want to make the right choice.

Our St. Bernard/Rottweiler, Teddy, passed away last year at the age of 12 (He was a rescue).  We miss the big brute!
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Hi, i'm new to the site but have owned an english mastiff for almost 4 years. She is like a child to me. I recently purchased a male. Both are AKC registered, OFA certified, and the male has champion bloodlines
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Hi My name is Tanisha. I live in Maryland with my husband (we are celebrating our 14th anniversary this month), our 3 kids, ages 15, 9, and 6, and our two dogs, Teddy (2 year old Shih Tzu), and Lena (6 month fawn female English Mastiff). I am new to the Mastiff family so I will have lots of questions! I am looking forward to getting to know everyone.


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Hi everyone my name is Tim and my best friend is Shorty. He's almost 4 years old now. Got him when he was 7 weeks old.

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Hi, My name is Brent, and I have a 5 month old male Mastiff named Kona.  We went to the vet today, and he is 69 pounds.  He is fawn, and if I can figure out how to make the file size smaller, I will post a picture of him.

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Hi Everyone,
My name is Dana and I live just outside St. John's, NL, Canada.  I am a Construction Safety Officer, previously a paramedic.  We live on approximately 25 acres of land.  We have three children, ages 2 1/2, 11 and 13.  We own a Siamese cat, Nikita, a Chinese Shar Pei, Tai, and our newest addition, our English Mastiff, Thunders Lair Ivory Vision!!!  Ivory was born out of Thunders Lair Mastiffs on August 17, 2009.  I flew to Halifax, NS to get our new girl and I will never ever forget how excited and nervous all at the same time I was while waiting for the breeder to bring Ivory to the hotel to me.  When I first laid eyes on my little girl all I could do was cry!!!  We have wanted an English mastiff for a very long time but the situation was just not right, baby too young, I was working away lots etc.... As soon as everything settled down, we carefully made our decision.  The only other concern we had was how Tai was going to accept her.  Shar Pei's are known to be very unpredictable, but he accepted her with "open paws"!!!  She has taken the house over!!!  Ivory however started to develop diarrhea a few days after she had gotten home.  She would be fine, then diarrhea, fine then diarrhea.  We had her to the vet a few times, fecal samples tested and they all came back fine. All of a sudden she started to drool very large amounts.  She was being fed the same food as the breeder weaned her to.  Thanks to Sue, owner of the dad, she insisted on having her treated for coccidia.  A few nights ago Ivory started to have blood in her stool, throwing up, squatting all over this house like she had to use the bathroom so we rushed her to the vet at 9:30 in the night.  The vet gave her two injections, an anti inflammatory and an anti biotic.  She also sent Ivory home with antibiotics and anti inflammatory medication.  Today she seems a lot better and the drooling has almost completely stopped.  Finally, the vet treated her for what she needed (with us demanding).  I talked to a lot of people about her drooling and nobody has heard of this before but apparently the reason she was drooling was because she had a sore belly.  I am praying this course of medication will make my girl all better.  Sorry to have written so much but when I get started talking about her I just cannot shut up!!!  Til next time, take care everyone!!

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Hello All!!  My name is Ashley and I'm a long time mastiff lover, and an owner of 7 years.  Our first mastiff was Chewy, who sadly died of bone cancer in October of 2008.  She was a great girl and I still think about her every day.  

  We now have Nala.  A 14 month old fawn female.  She is a giant, gumpy, slobbery mess....but I wouldn't expect anything else out of my baby girl.  I found this forum looking to meet other mastiff lovers and possibly get some tips on showing.  I bought Nala from a breeder of 25 years who hurt her arm permanently and could no longer continue on with mastiffs.  Nala was her pick of the litter and was to be used in her breeding program.  I would love to breed her, but would not consider doing so without A LOT more information and of course showing her. 

I do have experience with whelping litters as I did a lot of rescues..but never with mastiffs.  We hired a handler for her, but I decided not to go with her after the first session when I saw her hit my girl to get her to do what she wanted.  Just the overall experience did more damage than good in my opinion.  Anyway, I look forward to getting to know all of you. 

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hi to all of you mastiff lovers. I have just one girl names heaven.She is 2 years old and a great protector,and lap dog. We are looking to rescue a mastiff if anyone knows of a puppy for rescue. We in ocean city,md and most rescues are down south,nothing in this area. We love them and want a playmate for our girl. If you have or know of anyone please e-mail me ,thank you.


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Welcome to the forum. Sweet pictures.
I hope Ivory is better.

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I am Sandra. I picked up my new baby 2 days ago. Her name is Charlie. I hope to post pictures soon. I went about my decision backward (common for me). I have already brought Charlie home, now I do research. Silly me! I work with children of all ages in a hospital setting and know about sensitive personalities. She is already attached at the hip with me. My lab/mix named 99 has picked Charlie to mother. The other lab/mix is named Max and he acts like he is jealous. I hope the three of them become a great family together.

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I don't often read this thread, (sorry, too busy), but I dropped in, and thought I would make a couple of comments.

Sandra, I would be pro-active about Max and Charlie. Just make it clear to Max that you as pack leader say that Charlie is part of the pack. Allow interactions, but not inappropriate interactions. To be fair, don't cuddle Charlie too much in front of Max, but when you do, make sure he knows it is your right to do so.

Gordon,  be aware of all the consequences when you rescue. They don't always work out.

Ashley, well done for sacking that handler!

Dana, rough start, but looks like you are OK now. Pups often have bad patches. I would check her temperature if she becomes unwell.

Brent, almost any image editing application will let you reduce picture size.

Tim, Shorty looks like a great pal.

Tanisa, look forward to your questions, but I can't guarantee we will all agree!

knightc, you are going to need separate, secure areas for the dog and the bitch, when she's in heat, even if you decide to mate them.

Mamahen, Bloodhounds are great, but you might have trouble keeping one within the boundaries of your forty acres! Roaming is not usually a problem with Mastffs.

Dan, Duke is a very big boy, but don't let him get too heavy.

Victor, congratulations on the work you are doing. My family had GSD's. You will find the Mastiff a harder animal to train, but very reliable when she gets the message. They are much more sensitive than they look, and need a softly, softly approach. This is going to be an education for you, as well as her.

Jessica, good luck. You have started the right way.

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Hello everyone.
My name is Marcelina and Im from Poland.
I`m the owner of Elmo MastineuM.
He is Polish Junior Champion, Champion of Poland.
 my web http://www.mastiff-canario.com


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Hello All!
My name is Amanda and my bf and I just got our first Mastiff ever about 3 months ago! Her name is Maserati and she is Brindle in color. I am fascinated by how quickly she grows!! We have been weighing her periodically and when we first got her at about 8 weeks she was ~22lbs and now we are hitting the 50lb mark!! She has the cutest personality and I am in love. Looking for a forum to discuss things about her breed, since we dont know anyone who has one. We love to take pictures and even video which we post on youtube, so please check her out if you are interested. =)

This one is a link to Mazzy and her friend Ally.. first time she ever got to play with a puppy her own age. =)




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Hello.

After heavy family discussions and a lot of research, we decided to fulfill a life-time dream of owning a giant breed dog.  Last week we put a deposit down on a Mastiff pup.  We have visited the breeder a couple of times, met the adults (including the mother) and had extensive question and answer sessions.  This forum has been invaluable.  Thank you.

We are due to pick the puppy up (still struggling with names ) in early January so my research continues.  I will post photos soon.

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Hi!

I'm Monique, I live with my 8 year old daughter Laura, 4 Friesian horses, 2 Welsh ponies (my daughters), 4 Shetlandponies, 4 cats, a pig, 1 Mastin Espanol and 2 Mastiffs in a farmhouse with 3.5 hectares of land in northwestern Netherlands. One of the Mastiffs is a girl, Brookview Born Again, she is 1 year old (born 18th October 2008). She was bred by Jacky Lewis in England and we call her Nala (as in the lion king). The other Mastiff is a 8.5 months old boy, Seaside mastiff's Ascension. We call him Simba (lion king too) and he was born on March 3, 2009. Simba was bred by Henny Alberts from the Netherlands.

I've had 3 Mastin Espanol, 2 of them died and the other I still have. This is a 7,5 year old bitch, Merle von Haus vom Steraldted, we call her Cira. The experiences in the past, I decided not to buy anotuher Mastin Espanol again. The female I have is very nice, but the other two did not like strangers. It was the perfect dog for us, but sometimes a little dangerous for other people. That's not what I wanted, so I surching for another race. When I came to the Mastiff and I was instantly sold. What a great dog! I have two, but I think it will not be long before one (or more) added to these two lovely giants. When Simba and Nala are "good enough" (I mean good hips, elbows and eyes) I definitely want to breed with them. But I must wait and see if they grow to healthy dogs with great characters. As it seems to be, will be fine.

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Monique and the "clan"

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I'm new here also, but I recognize a few of you from MOC!  My name is Toni and I am happy to have found another Mastiff Forum to participate with.  I simply can't get enough of these gentle giants.  I have two Mastiffs, Capone who is a 2-yr old Brindle and Miss Marley who is a 1 year old Apricot.  I can't forget Boozer, he is my 5-yr old Weimaraner and is as much a part of my family as Capone and Marley.  I also have two adorable cats.     

Capone is our first mastiff and he is the best!  He is extremely shy and has been since we brought him home as a puppy.  This is something we continuously work on in hopes that some day he will be able to earn his CGC. 

Miss Marley was my birthday present last year.  She is a complete goof ball and she is my heart dog.  She is Capone's best friend and they are like two peas in a pod.  She is currently has her AKC Puppy S.T.A.R., her C.G.C. and is in training for both Agility and Rally.  She does prefer Agility over Rally, she can get away with being a goof easier.    

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Hi and thank you for having us here.  Lois and I (Kevin) have been mastiff people for the last ten years and large breed folks (Great Danes) for over 25 years.  We now have 7 mastiffs and 1 Dane (to exercise the lumbering mastiffs) here at home.  Once upon a time Lois and I had a life of vacation and other hobby's but since 2007 when we decided to go all mastiff  and give back to others what we have been given we now live for the dogs.  Our dogs live in the house which we have added onto, and we have fenced in around 5 acres split into 3 different sections.  Wanting to share with others the life changing aspect of having a mastiff we embarked on our journey in 2007 by starting our kennel and the show process.  Our goal in breeding mastiffs is like so many others we have met.  Make the breed better and produce breed standard, great personality dogs.  It has been an action packed 2 years, the shows, the people and all the dogs we have met.  We are interested in competing fairly in the show ring (and winning of course) and meeting other mastiff folks who have the same values.  We are not political or obsessed with winning, our goal is to see the smiles on the face's of the lucky people that receive a puppy from us.  With our first litter we have more understanding as to what it took to make the wonderful dogs we now have.  Our hats are off to the breeders that did all this hard work to create our dogs, Troi, Crusher, Worf, Nerys, Tasha, Vash and Riker.  And Seven the great Dane too.  I saw this quote somewhere on the mastiff forum, It is not what you gather but what you sow in life that counts.  It is time for us to sow the mastiff seed so that others can be blessed with their unique gifts.  Looking forward to the future and meeting you all in person at the shows etc.  Kevin and Lois
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Hi, my name is Tess.  I have a 7 month old, female mastiff named Daisy.  She is the first mastiff I have owned and I have completely fallen in love with the breed.  They are great dogs!!  Daisy shares her home w/ me and my husband, Corey, my 2 year old son, Austin, and a 11 year old German Shepard/Rottweiler mix name Pluto.  We have had a lot of fun w/ her so far and are anticipating many enjoying years to come.

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Hi everyone,

First and foremost ,we luv the site and all the members that share their wealth of knowledge. MY wife and I reside in Homestead fl along with our two Mastiffs Simba 3yr and Nala 8mths. We also have two cats and fish tanks ITS almost a zoo .  

Our male was purchased out of Buffalo NY from a breeder who no longer breeds mastiffs. He is currently 3 yrs of age and weighs approx. 155lbs

Our female Nala is out of Ocala FL from BIGPAWSCROSSING.com
NALa is bred by Janet Torna and Linda Greeson. We love her to death and have started to show her at many local shows in FL. (WE typically wear our matching mastiffs shirts at the shows , maybe youve seen us lol)

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Hello everyone,
my name is Valentina, I come from Italy and I'm true dog lover.
I'm a dog trainer and I attended a masters degrees in Animal Behavior and Ethology.

I joined this forum because I'm carrying out a survey about dog's thunderstorm phobia (breed, sex, temperament predisposition) and I need the collaboration of many dog owners as possible.

I prepared a questionnaire that you can fill out for your actual and past dogs (even if they are not afraid of thunderstorm!!!).
In particular I need data about Mastiffs!
The information collected from this questionnaire will be used as part of a my master thesis.
This is the link of the questionnaire.
http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=it&formkey=dG82a3JWU3FoWXRTTWFQWlNDcS1ZMHc6MA

Thanks for you collaboration.
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Hello,
I am the proud mama of a 16 month old male Mastiff named Winston. We got Winston when he was 10 month old from his previous owner who could not keep him any more. I must admit that although we have always had large dogs, and we love dogs so we knew of a Mastiff but it never really cross our mind to get one until we met Winston. Now seven months into welcoming Winston into a family, he had no problem becoming part of our family, he is wonderful with our 3 year old daughter, we are truly in love with him and  the breed. English Mastiff are not only large in size, but they are intelligent, loyal, and beautiful. We are currently looking to add another Mastiff into our family.

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I need a bit of information. I am new here. I have a 3 year old English Mastiff that I got from a breeded in Alaska. He developed lumps in his throat. Vet initially gave him a shot of dexamaethasone and put him on SMZ for 10 days. That didnt do much good-went down a little. Then put hom on Metronidazole and gave him a shot of depo Medrol. He had his last dose of Metronidazole today-5 days. I t has went down a lot but still dont have a clue what it is. He has an appointment at a large clinic Jan 5. My breeder says it could be cysts-----------he said his mastiffs get them a lot-and they are treated with cefalexan. Can anyone give me some positive information here. Thanx---------I love this big old boy to death!!!

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Hello from Sunny South Fla. Tommy and I are excited to be apart of this forum

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Hello Everyone!  We are fairly new owners of an English Mastiff.  She moved in with us in September.  She just turned 6 months old Dec. 30th.  We have never owned a Mastiff before.  She has been great.  Very easy to potty train (almost instant) and picks up things very quickly.  She is skittish (for such a big dog) around new people and objects...but she loves meeting other dogs.  We are struggling with skin issues and hair loss.  We have been feeding her Innova Large Breed Puppy since we brought her home, and are not sure if it is the cause or if it is something worse.  We hope that she becomes braver (as she is quite intimidating when she barks) and mellows out as she gets older.  We are also hoping to make her skin feel better.  She currently weighs about 83 pounds.
I am looking forward to learning from all of you!
Thank you and Happy New Year.
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Hi everyone
My name is Jessica, a wife and mother of three. We are a family dedicated to the Old English Mastiff since 2004. We are very excited to share our mastiffs with your community!

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Hi everyone! My name is Natalie, and when I asked my husband for a dog, we searched every shelter within miles. He kept telling me NO BIG DOGS! Finally, one day there was a litter of  puppies that my husband fell in love with. He didn't know what they were but he wanted one. They were all taken tho. So, we did some research, and regardless of size or cost, my husband wanted one. We found a breeder online that gave us an awesome price, as a thank you to my husbands service as a US Marine. My husband drove from Orlando, FL to IOWA to pick him up. His dad was 230 lbs, and mom was 180 lbs, and Mouse (Mighty Mouse on his papers) is almost 13 months old and weighs in at a trim 118 lbs. He's a gentle giant with our cat, our kids (age 4 & 7) and is under the illusion that he is a lapdog, sitting on the couch and sleeping in  bed with me. He is also being trained to be a therapy dog so he can go to schools and children can read to him and he can go visit wounded Vets at VA clinics and Hospitals. He is currently the mascot for a few Florida 4H groups for kids that are doing dog science classes this year!
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What a treat to read about all the new people who have found the Forum - Welcome!!!!!


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We fully test our dogs. We believe that a person that "just wants a pet" has a right
to own a beautiful, well bred dog that is sound and healthy
every bit as much as someone wanting a "show dog".
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Hi everybody! Newbie here! I just found this website and am looking forward to meeting new people and learning new things! I just got my first mastiff in October for my birthday. She is currently seven and a half months old, and close to 100 pounds... And boy do I love her!!!




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Hi Everyone!
We live in Atlantic Canada.  
We have 3 dogs (1)white Shepherd and (2) English Mastiffs (fawn & apricot)
Bucky the Shepherd will be 4 years old in February 2010
Buford (apricot) is 6 months old
Boston(fawn) will be 3 years old in March 2010
I would have tons more if I had more room.(everyone thinks we're nuts but they haven't had the joy to have this wonderful breed in their lives.) Our babies bring us great joy!  
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Hi, my name is Dan we currently have a female named Jezabelle she is 6 now and still acting like a goofy pup! She is quite the shy girl but once she gets to know you(which has taken years in some cases) she is your best buddy! We share the house with Jez & Smoke (4 month old american bully) and my wife and I have a 22 month old daughter Aria.
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Hi, my name is Anne. I have an English mastiff, fawn, almost 17 months old. His name is Munchkin jr. big Munchkin died on Aug 3rd 2008 at 10yrs 8 months old. I lasted a little less than 3 months without a " Mastiff fix"and I couldn't stand it any longer. Munchkin jr. is an "only dog" so he is spoiled rotten. Also he is in cahoots with my 5 yr. old Grandson.

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My name is Carl, and I used to breed and show Mastiffs back in the 70's and into the early 80's.  Our kennel name was Roling Hils, and I am returning to the Mastiff after having had Bullies for the past 20 years, our last mastiff died in 1987.  I am trying to research pedigrees of current dogs looking for lines that trace back to dogs that we owned/bred/or liked in that time period.

Does anyone know the breeding of a dog named Walnut Creek's Grand Duke?

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Good Morning Everyone.   I am happy to join the forum. I am here to represent rescue and educate you all on the importance of rescue and spaying and neutering.  I have 5 wonderful 4-legged children. All of them tossed to the way side by an irresponsible owner, but now living the life of luxury.  I have a 12.5 year old long haired mastiff named Thorton, Gwen who was saved from a puppymill from being a breeding bitch at the at of 7...now is 9.5 yrs, Apsen (7), and Hera (9), and little Rimini that is a German Shorthair/ Brit mix.
I would love to answer any questions about rescue, and we are always happy to have more volunteers so that we can save more mastiffs!!!
 
 

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It took getting a new computer to finally join....Hi everyone

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Hello fellow Mastiff enthusiasts, My name is Pete and my guys name is Mac, I just joined today and am glad to see so many mastiff guru’s all in one place. Mac just turned 1 year last week and he is the joy of our family. He’s our first Mastiff and I’ll tell were hooked for life. He’s apricot in color and is spoiled beyond belief, but has the best temperament and behavior I can hope for. Our favorite activities are going to the dog park by our house, where he Loves to play and play and...play with the other dogs, he also loves going to the near by lake and running precariously on the water edge back and forth without going to far in of course, and while at home he loves spending his time right on top of me or anyone else willing to suffer a 130lb and growing lap dog. So much more of course but don’t want to type forever, sorry I only have one pic to upload because I’m at work (shhh) and all I have handy is one from my phone where Mac demonstrates his persistence of being a lapdog with my 8 year daughter last Saturday morning.

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Naturally I posted my, "Hello I'm new" first post in the wrong slot...so here I go again...
 Mancha Mangani is our 4-month-old English Mastiff who has taken our home by storm with his winsome ways.
 I am completely enamored with the little guy  Never would I have imagined that a puppy would so completely win me over. I've always been a pet person, but sheesh! He's the ultimate hero of all of my pets and I can't imagine ever having another breed besides him ever again.
 We aspire to be in the Therapy Dog ranks and are currently enrolled in the AKC Puppy Star Program to help us along that path. Wish us luck and good training!


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This is the link of the questionnaire.
http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=it&formkey=dG82a3JWU3FoWXRTTWFQWlNDcS1ZMHc6MA


Valentina, I tried to get the link to work and only got an http error.

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Hi, my name is John.  My family and I are hopefully to soon be proud parents of a wonderful Mastiff.  The waiting, reminds me of waiting for our first child to be born.  It just cannot happen fast enough.  Thank you for this forum, I have learned so much since being introduced (Thanks Cassie).  Everyone is so positive and helpful.  What a good change from other forums out there.

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Hi I'm Margie.  My family has a 2 year old English Mastiff named Wally.  This picture is old, but it's the only one I have on this computer.  As you can see we also have a daughter (she's almost 4 now) and the dog is wonderful with her.
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