I. Caucasian vs Tibetan Mastiff – size
A. Caucasian vs Tibetan Mastiff – size
1. Caucasian body type
The Caucasian is a strong, powerful, athletic dog with well-developed muscles and well-proportioned bones. The body length is slightly longer than the shoulder height. It has a large wedge head that tapers from the head to the end of the muzzle, with a blunt end. It has high hanging ears, which are sometimes cut off. Its eyes are deep-set and almond-shaped. The black nose is bulging, with wide nostrils and thick hair. The strong forelimbs are straight and long, with hairs between the big toes that serve to isolate and protect the toes. Strong paws allow them to stand on uneven ground, with hips slightly above the back and a thick tail pointing toward the neck. When they are excited or in motion, they curl or roll up into a sickle shape.
Caucasian height range: 64-90 cm. Weight range:45-100 kg. The minimum shoulder height for adult dogs is over 251/2 inches for males and 241/2 for females. over 271/4 for males or 251/2 for females. weight must be proportional to height, which will allow the dog to balance a magnificent appearance.
2. Tibetan mastiff body size
Large dog body structure is thick and well-proportioned, muscular and powerful, head and tail balance moderate, agile and athletic movements, calm and confident, fast, enduring endurance. The shoulders are flat and the backbone muscles are well developed. The front legs are straight and thick, gently tilting inward when upright. Thick, straight and broad back, well muscled, slightly squat overall. The chest drops and is below the upper elbow. The length of the trunk is slightly greater than the height. Male mastiff minimum 65cm, female mastiff minimum 55cm. normal weight about 50 ~ 60 kg, female mastiff about 40 ~ 50 kg. Height is greater than shoulder height.
II. Caucasian vs Tibetan Mastiff – temperament
2. Caucasian vs Tibetan Mastiff – temperament
1. The temperament of the Caucasian
The Caucasian is a valiant, intelligent, determined guard dog that is docile and obedient to its owner. Natural defensive reactions and territoriality can make it suspicious of strangers or other dogs. The temperament is stable and even placid. But they are fierce, fast and light-hearted when it comes to protecting their livestock, family and property. Caucasian Mountain Dogs are keenly perceptive, so they are very alert and adept at searching. Any slight change in the environment can be exchanged for their growling and barking, especially at night. This dog is slow to mature and stubborn. Good social training and patient skill training will reduce the Caucasian’s suspicion and aggression toward strangers or dogs and enhance the Caucasian adult’s judgment. The Caucasian can tolerate difficult situations and adapt to a wide range of climates.
2. Tibetan mastiff temperament
Self-motivated, territorial, loyal to its owner, not easily approached by strangers, solitary and fierce, calm in everything it encounters, one of the most popular breeds. Tibetan mastiff is an omnivore who likes meat and fishy food, cold and heat resistant; hearing, smell, developed sense of touch, vision, poor sense of taste; understanding, considerate, loyal to the master, memory; brave, protective, wild, attack strangers.
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The Tibetan mastiff
III. Disadvantages of the breed
1. Disadvantages of the Caucasian
Light or lax body, insufficient bone mass, square or oversized, pronounced curvature of the sternum, male less than 65cm tall and female less than 62cm cm head too small, too light or ill-fitting compared to the body. Prominent forehead, defective hind spoon, long chewing, fine chewing, sharp chewing, overly beautiful or swollen head and face, poor chin, too tight transition of forehead and nose, excessive head wrinkles, loose lips, loose eyelids, eyes too large, goldfish eyes, eyes too light rainbow or blue and yellow-green rainbow, small, sparse, severely damaged teeth, high neck, underdeveloped chest, flat chest, narrow chest, thin short chest, narrow back, narrow back, concave back, hunched back, narrow waist, long waist, bowed waist, collapsed waist The joints are poor, the limbs stand too narrow, the feet are narrow, the feet are flat, the cankles are swollen, the pace is smooth and quick. This is not the typical over-running movement of this breed. Bulky, runs too high in the rear, unbalanced action, abnormal smooth turn.
2. Disadvantages of the Tibetan mastiff
Tibetan mastiff fierce, but loyal to the master, collar powerful territory, powerful, expensive, considerate, of course, now most of the bloodline of Tibetan mastiff is not pure, these dogs, a little nervous, in Tibetan mastiff in heat, due to the role of androgens, Tibetan mastiff temperament will not be known as irritable.
Disadvantages of the lion-shaped Tibetan mastiff:From more than 80% of the population size of the lion-shaped Tibetan mastiff can be seen, the head of the lion-shaped Tibetan mastiff than the tiger mastiff small, long and thin mouth, generally very small, most of them are pointed, sensitive brain nerves, easily excited, easy to bark. After shedding in summer, the dogs can cause excessive image differences and can have environmental health problems due to shedding.
Disadvantages of the Tiger Mastiff: The dog’s head does not look as good as the Lion Mastiff due to the lack of hair on the head and the short mane. Some fractional dogs hesitate or are not good at active aggression because their temperament is too stable and intelligent.