Tibetan mastiff puppy rearing techniques

Since ancient times, there are nine dogs into a mastiff, a mastiff against nine wolves of folklore. Tibetan mastiff’s unique dominance and nobility makes it known as the king of dogs. The Tibetan mastiff is thick-boned, strong body, roaring like thunder, brave and good fighter, is regarded as the guard dog and protector of Tibetans. Tibetan Mastiff is very loyal to its owner, so as the owner of Tibetan Mastiff, also need to be familiar with the correct way to raise Tibetan Mastiff. Do you know how to become a good Tibetan mastiff owner? Here are the aspects of Tibetan Mastiff:

Tibetan mastiff

Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan mastiff puppy rearing techniques

From birth to weaning the young Tibetan mastiff is called a Tibetan mastiff litter. At this stage, proper feeding and management is very important, as this is a critical period for a strong and viable litter.

1. Pay attention to prevent cold and heat: The newborn mastiff has poor ability to regulate body temperature. Therefore, the environmental temperature has a great impact on the life activities of the mastiff, we should pay special attention to the indoor environmental temperature. Semi-circular iron frame net made of thick iron bars. In winter, lay plastic film on the iron frame net to prevent the cold wind, plastic film to seal the front and rear windows; summer, plastic film should be removed, with iron frame net grapes, gourds and other climbing plants shade. The appropriate ambient temperature is: 0-7 days old: 28-32℃, 8-21 days old 27℃, after 28 days old 23℃, and pay attention to keep the room dry and prevent over wind.

2. Enhance lactation: female mastiff nutrition lactation of the mother mastiff gradually declined after 20 days, while the increasing demand for the mother mastiff. Therefore, the feed should be supplemented in time to provide fresh, high-quality, easily digestible and absorbable animal and plant feed for the mother mastiff to ensure that she has enough milk.

3. Improve the nutritional value of the young mastiff: one month after the birth of the young mastiff is developing rapidly, appetite, breast milk can not meet the demand. Should supplement the feed, feed some high nutritional price, easy to digest and absorb the fluid food. For example, add milk powder, broth, cooked egg yolk, porridge, etc. in fresh milk, and add some cod liver oil, various vitamins and bone meal. Otherwise, the piglet mastiff malnutrition, weak constitution, affecting its growth and development.


4. Feed the mastiff in moderation: The mastiff has a small gastrointestinal volume and should be fed less and more, 5-6 times a day. With the growth of age, the daily food concentration and daily food volume should be gradually increased to adapt to the increase in the daily weight of the mastiff.

5. Ensure clean drinking water: pay attention to the water quality, water temperature, water quantity and time when the water is supplied. Small mastiff must provide clean water in a timely manner, free of harmful substances, pathogenic microorganisms, etc. The water tank should be cleaned once a day. Different seasons have different amounts of drinking water, the most amount of drinking water in summer, can not be interrupted. Water temperature should be appropriate, drinking cold water in summer, warm water in winter, late autumn, early spring, drinking time should be selected after eating.

6. Do a good job of disease control: the female mastiff should be thoroughly disinfected in the birthing nest before delivery. Pyrotechnics 2%-3% hot water solution, 3% Lysol and 5% formalin can be used to alternately disinfect the delivery room, delivery box and litter mastiff activity places. Regular disinfection of eating utensils with 2% potassium permanganate, after birth with levamisole.5kg body weight to take 1 tablet, 30 days 2 times deworming, the effect is very good, 2 months old regular vaccination.

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Tibetan mastiff buying tips

Tibetan mastiff

Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan mastiff buying tips

Experts share their shopping experience

1. When buying a Tibetan Mastiff do not pick it up and look at it right away. First observe its movement and posture quietly. Do not buy one that is as depressed as a bereaved dog.

2. Don’t choose a Tibetan mastiff that is too fat and has a belly that is too big.

3. Don’t buy a Tibetan mastiff whose coat is tangled or shedding.

4. Don’t buy a Tibetan mastiff with a dry nose or runny nose.

5. Tibetan mastiff eye white too much, white or dirty eyes, eye corner secretions, unhealthy.

6. Don’t buy a Tibetan mastiff with odor in the ear canal, dander at the tip of the ear, or often flap ears.

7. Those with red gums and tongue are healthy. Do not buy a Tibetan mastiff with bad breath.

8. Don’t buy a Tibetan mastiff with hard, fat skin.

9, pay special attention to the bottom of the tail of the Tibetan mastiff, if the “yellow mark” is a sign of recent diarrhea or dysentery, this Tibetan mastiff should not be purchased.

10. Do not buy a Tibetan mastiff with a deformed skull, maxilla, mandible, and then touch the vertebrae and limb bones along the posterior corner of the cervical vertebrae.

Do not buy a Tibetan mastiff with dry and cracked foot pads and excellent.

Don’t buy a Tibetan mastiff that is surprised.

Notes on buying a pure Tibetan mastiff

Some people like to have purebred Tibetan mastiff, but when buying a purebred Tibetan mastiff, one thing to remember is to ask the owner of the Tibetan mastiff for a certificate of pedigree.

Tibetan mastiff pedigree certificate should generally fill in the Tibetan mastiff breed, mastiff name, mastiff farm name, date of birth, sex, hair color, breeder, other mastiff name with the litter, Tibetan mastiff to participate in competition training awards, training achievements, registrants, registration number, registration date, etc.. At the same time, both parties sign the transfer agreement in order to re-register and recognize in the relevant Tibetan Mastiff Association.

If you do not have this procedure, you will have a lot of trouble when your Tibetan Mastiff wants to compete in the future or breed with other Tibetan Mastiffs because you do not have the pedigree certificate.

Because purebred Tibetan Mastiffs are more expensive, their vaccinations and health measures are relatively strict. When buying a Tibetan mastiff, you should also ask the mastiff owner for a record or certificate of vaccination and deworming.

Records or proof can be very helpful for the future health care of the Tibetan Mastiff. Tibetan Mastiffs that have not been vaccinated should not be purchased or the owner should be required to go to the veterinary vaccination department for vaccination. It is best to pay a partial deposit and then observe a normal body for 3-5 days before taking the mastiff home.

In addition, it is best to ask the original mastiff owner about the mastiff’s original recipe. When the mastiff comes home, it should be fed according to the original recipe for a period of time, and then the feed should be gradually adjusted. If the diet is suddenly changed, the mastiff will refuse to eat because of the discomfort. List of advantages and disadvantages of Tibetan mastiff

Tibetan mastiff

Tibetan Mastiff

List of Tibetan mastiff pros and cons

a the advantages of the lion-shaped Tibetan mastiff:

Long hair, flexible, strong sex, good fighter, beautiful body mostly broad-backed thick body, more to show the Tibetan mastiff unique body, like a bear and lion like the mighty, like the fierce god.

B the disadvantages of the lion-shaped Tibetan mastiff:

As seen in more than 80% of the population of Lion-shaped Tibetan Mastiffs, the head of the Lion-shaped Tibetan Mastiff is smaller than that of the Tiger Mastiff, the mouth is long and thin, generally small and mostly pointed, the brain nerves are sensitive, easily agitated and prone to barking. After shedding in summer, the dog can cause excessive difference in image and can have environmental hygiene problems due to shedding.

C The advantages of the tiger mastiff:

The Tiger Tibetan Mastiff has a large head, wide mouth, square, short, thick lips, large height, strong bark, fierce and calm because of its huge tiger shape and heart and lung destroying roar that gives a strong impact because of its own short hair and no overall image damage problem.

4 Disadvantages of the Tiger Mastiff:

Because the hair on the dog’s head is not long and the mane is short, the dog’s head does not look as good as the Lion Mastiff. Some fractional dogs hesitate or are not good at active aggression because their temperament is too stable and intelligent. Detailed breed profile of Tibetan mastiff

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Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan mastiff detailed breed profile

Tibetan Mastiff, short for Tibetan Mastiff, English name Tibetan Mastiff.

[Tibetan mastiff overview]

The Tibetan Mastiff has a combination of sturdy physique and superior graceful strength, which together with his indifference, patience, and intelligence are concentrated and described as powerful without being dull, majestic without being rude, and agile without being reckless. In harsh conditions, this Tibetan mastiff with a certain structure and function as the main protector has agility and great endurance.

The distinctive feature of the Tibetan mastiff is the head profile blended with the rich neck hair and the tail with thick long hair curled on the back, swinging powerfully at will.

Majestic and noble posture, germplasm, body structure, strength and symmetry are the overall picture of a typical Tibetan mastiff.

[Body Type Classification] Large dogs have a sturdy, well-proportioned body structure, strong muscles, moderate head and tail balance, agile and powerful movements, calm and confident, fast and enduring endurance.

[Behavioral characteristics] Tibetan mastiff is an omnivore that likes meat and fishy food, cold and heat resistant. Hearing, smell, sense of touch developed, poor eyesight, taste, domain, considerate, loyal to the master, strong memory, fighting bravely, protective, wild, and attack strangers.


[Breed Classification] Originally from the Tibetan Plateau. It is distributed on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and its surrounding areas, and is bred by Tibetan herdsmen as a livestock dog and guard dog.

Tibetan Mastiff is produced in China’s Tibetan Plateau 3000-5000 alpine zone is considered to be the oldest and rarest breed of mastiff fans, its characteristics are long hair. Tibetan mastiff is considered the guardian dog and protector of Tibetans, is one of the breeds in the world is not afraid of wild animals, so the Tibetan mastiff is also known as the Eastern god dog.

Self-motivated, territorial and loyal to their owners. It is one of the most popular breeds because it is not easy to get close to people and it is a lonely and fierce dog; it is calm when it comes to everything.

[Head] Wide, arched, with a slight groove extending from the top of the head to the middle of the skull, united with the occipital bone, the occipital bone and forehead well defined and well developed

[Eyes] The eyes are sharp, shining in the dark, medium size, different shades of brown; some Tibetan mastiffs hang eyes.

[Ear shape] The ears are large, triangular, moderately sized, V-shaped, and naturally droop close to the face. The ears are close to the cranial surface and can be slightly erected forward when in an alert state. Mature dogs have a distinct crease from the outer corner of the eye to the corner of the mouth, which becomes more pronounced with age.

The mouth is wide and deep, in proportion to the head, showing the characteristics of a Tibetan mastiff bear. The mouth should not be thick and long, the chin is strong but not as pronounced as the cheeks. The ratio from the head to the nose is no more than the ratio from the head to the whole part.

The upper lip is rounded and thick at the edge, covering the lower lip. The lower lip of the Tibetan mastiff is not very well developed and has a zou fold that leaves the lower dentition exposed. The back of the lip has a special liquid shaving-secreting gland blue-gray, brown, etc. that may be associated with the color of the hair, but spots or flesh tones do not qualify.

[Teeth] Large, white, correctly positioned teeth form a proper scissor bite. A horizontal bite is acceptable but not optimal. A protruding lower jaw makes a bite that is more prominent in the lower jaw than in the upper jaw unacceptable.

[Neck] Thick, muscular, rarely hanging flesh, bowed and covered with an erect mane.

[Forequarters] Flat shoulders, well muscled backbone. The front legs are straight and thick, gently tilting inward when upright.

[Torso] Stout, straight and broad back, well muscled, slightly squat overall. The chest drops below the upper elbow. The torso is slightly longer than it is tall.


[Claws] The foot discs are large and symmetrical, with hair between the toes, similar to cat claws.

[Medium-length tail, not longer than ankle, back line, naturally curled, with long, fluffy, curled flowers commonly known as “daisy tails”.

[Gait] Free and strong, running in a straight line. The walk is calm.

[Back hair]

The Tibetan Mastiff has a weather resistant double back coat with a moderately long outer layer covering the entire body. The undercoat is very abundant and climate related. When the dog lives in cold climates, a lot of undercoat grows naturally. However, during the summer months, the Tibetan Mastiff naturally reduces the growth of undercoat, which does not put him at a disadvantage.

The face, head and ears of the Tibetan mastiff are short and smooth. A long, multi-structured layer with thick hairs forming a feathered jaw around it, from the occiput and shoulders to the tail, below the front legs and hind limbs, to some extent, the hind legs sit in the fall with thick hairs and the tail hairs are long and dense, forming a bundle.

[Coat size] 8-30cm, decreasing in the order of neck hair, tail hair, back hair, body hair, leg hair, face hair; double coat, bottom coat fine and soft, outer coat coarse and long.

【hair color】Iron wrapped gold, yellow red mastiff, black mastiff, snow mastiff


[Physiology] Tibetan mastiffs come into estrus every year from October to December, the first year the female mastiff is delayed by one month due to lack of months or older, but there is no summer estrus, that is, only once a year.

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