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Ultimate Mastiff Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Ultimate Mastiff so you can get to know the breed more.

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Ultimate Mastiff
OriginFrance Italy
Other Names
What other names does the Ultimate Mastiff have? The dog breed also known as...
Dogue de Bordeaux & Neapolitan Mastiff mixNeodeau Mastiff
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Ultimate Mastiff recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Ultimate Mastiff recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Ultimate Mastiff breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.American Canine Hybrid ClubDesigner Breed RegistryDesigner Dogs Kennel Club
Price
How much does the Ultimate Mastiff puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Ultimate Mastiff price:
Unknown
Unfortunately, we couldn't find the price of the Ultimate Mastiff. If you have a Ultimate Mastiff for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Ultimate Mastiff gets to a happy place.

Ultimate Mastiff General Appearance & Basic Info

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Ultimate Mastiff size:
LargeGiant
Weight
How much does the Ultimate Mastiff weigh? Ultimate Mastiff weight:
120-145 pounds (54.4-65.2 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Ultimate Mastiff? Ultimate Mastiff average weight:
132.5 pounds (54.4-65.2 kg)
Height
How tall is the Ultimate Mastiff? Ultimate Mastiff height:
Male: 26-30 inches (65-75 cm), Female: 24-28 inches (60-70 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Ultimate Mastiff average height:
Male: 28 inches (70 cm), Female: 26 inches (65 cm)

Ultimate Mastiff Hair & Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Ultimate Mastiff have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
FineDense
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Ultimate Mastiff's coat?
FawnMahoganyIsabellaRedBlue TawnyBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Ultimate Mastiff and how often?
Easy to groom: The Ultimate Mastiff doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Ultimate Mastiff is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Ultimate Mastiff dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Dogue de Bordeaux & Neapolitan Mastiff mix? Ultimate Mastiff shedding level:
Ultimate Mastiffs shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.

Ultimate Mastiff Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Ultimate Mastiff have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
CompanionableDevotedLoyalCourageousOutrightTemperedVigilantProtectiveFearlessStubbornDominantObedientTrainable
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Ultimate Mastiff? Are they intelligent?
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one. Keep in mind that if you want to teach them any tricks, they understand and memorize new commands in 40-80 repetitions. Ultimate Mastiff obey for the first command 30% of the time or better. So if you want to have a smart dog, you might have to reconsider your choice with this breed.
Trainability
Are Ultimate Mastiff dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Ultimate Mastiffs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
Ultimate Mastiffs are not the most playful dog breed. Sometimes they do like playing, but that's not their favorite activity.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Ultimate Mastiff sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Ultimate Mastiffs don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
Ultimate Mastiffs are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Dogue de Bordeaux & Neapolitan Mastiff mix need? Ultimate Mastiff social needs:
Ultimate Mastiffs need for social interaction is average. This breed likes being around people or other animals, but they don't mind being left alone for a few hours either.
Barking
Do Ultimate Mastiff dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Dogue de Bordeaux & Neapolitan Mastiff mix bark?
Low to Average: The Ultimate Mastiff rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Ultimate Mastiff good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Ultimate Mastiffs are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Ultimate Mastiff dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Ultimate Mastiff dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Ultimate Mastiffs are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Ultimate Mastiff can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Ultimate Mastiff will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Ultimate Mastiff bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Dogue de Bordeaux & Neapolitan Mastiff mix? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Ultimate Mastiff? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Ultimate Mastiff has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Ultimate Mastiff do?
Ultimate Mastiffs have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Ultimate Mastiffs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Ultimate Mastiff to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Ultimate Mastiff roam?
Ultimate Mastiffs are not the biggest explorers. They have low wanderlust potential. Low chance for escaping from home with this breed.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Ultimate Mastiff have high prey drive?
Ultimate Mastiffs have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is Ultimate Mastiff good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Nem ajánlott lakásban tartani Ultimate Mastiff kutyafajtát. Kertben érzi magát a legjobban, ha mégis lakásban szeretnéd tartani, akkor napi szinten hosszabb sétákkal alaposan le kell mozgatni, így a napi rutinok beiktatásával megoldható Ultimate Mastiff tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Ultimate Mastiffs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner. With proper socialization and quality time with the dog can solve this problem.
Fighting Dog
Where Ultimate Mastiff dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Ultimate Mastiff Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Ultimate Mastiff temperament with other people:
Ultimate Mastiffs are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Are Ultimate Mastiff dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Ultimate Mastiff temperament with children:
Ultimate Mastiffs are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Ultimate Mastiff dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Ultimate Mastiffs are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Ultimate Mastiff good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Ultimate Mastiff dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Ultimate Mastiffs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Ultimate Mastiffs good office dogs? Do Ultimate Mastiffs make good office friendly dogs? Can Ultimate Mastiffs be office dogs?
No
Ultimate Mastiff is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Ultimate Mastiff dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Dogue de Bordeaux & Neapolitan Mastiff mix temperament with senior people? Are Ultimate Mastiff dogs good for elderly owners?
Ultimate Mastiffs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Ultimate Mastiff dogs get along with other pets? Are Ultimate Mastiff dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Ultimate Mastiffs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Ultimate Mastiff breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Ultimate Mastiffs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Ultimate Mastiff be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Ultimate Mastiff is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Ultimate Mastiff be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Ultimate Mastiff be an emotional support animal?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Ultimate Mastiff is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Ultimate Mastiff be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Ultimate Mastiff is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Ultimate Mastiff be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Ultimate Mastiff is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Ultimate Mastiff be a boat dog?
Not really
Ultimate Mastiff breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Ultimate Mastiff be a drafting dog?
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Ultimate Mastiff breed is a good choice for drafting purposes.

Ultimate Mastiff Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Ultimate Mastiff dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Very healthy dog breed. The Ultimate Mastiff rarely meets with the veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Ultimate Mastiff dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Ultimate Mastiff be?
10-12 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Ultimate Mastiff breed hypoallergenic?
No
Ultimate Mastiffs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Ultimate Mastiff have? What is the activity level of the Ultimate Mastiff?
Ultimate Mastiffs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Ultimate Mastiff dogs require per day?
Ultimate Mastiffs exercise need is minimal. If you live a slow life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Ultimate Mastiffs like sleeping so they do sleep a lot. They're not the most active dog breed. If you live an active life, this breed can be a bad choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Ultimate Mastiff need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
6 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Ultimate Mastiff risk for obesity:
High: The Ultimate Mastiff breed has a strong tendency to overweight. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you want to keep balance, increase the amount and frequency of your daily dog walk and play with the Ultimate Mastiff more often. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Ultimate Mastiff's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Ultimate Mastiff has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Ultimate Mastiff drool?
The Ultimate Mastiff is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool much more than others, just like the Ultimate Mastiff. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Ultimate Mastiff Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Ultimate Mastiff: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Ultimate Mastiff have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Ultimate Mastiff have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
6-12 puppies

Ultimate Mastiff Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Health Issues: Very healthy dog breed.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Ultimate Mastiff doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Watchdog Ability: Ultimate Mastiffs are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Ultimate Mastiffs are not the biggest explorers.
  • Child Friendly: Ultimate Mastiffs are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Ultimate Mastiffs are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Ultimate Mastiffs are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog: A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Cons
  • Intelligent Rank: Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
  • Hypoallergenic: Ultimate Mastiffs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Nem ajánlott lakásban tartani Ultimate Mastiff kutyafajtát.
  • Drooling tendency: The Ultimate Mastiff is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: High: The Ultimate Mastiff breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
  • Office Friendly: Ultimate Mastiff is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Ultimate Mastiffs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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