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Domitius Maximus Mastiff

Information and Pictures

Canis the Domitius Maximus Mastiff is laying on a stone surface with grass and a lot of trees in the background

Canis the Domitius Maximus Mastiff at 11 months old

Other Names

Domitius Maximus Mastiff/Bandogge

Domitius Maximus Bandogge Mastiff

DMM

Pronunciation

BAN-dawg MAS-tif

Description

The Domitius Maximus Mastiff is a large muscular breed with extreme power, speed and agility. This is a new breed in development and since it has various breeds in it's bloodline color and size can vary, but all DMM dogs will have great power and agility no matter what size. All coat colors are accepted. The coat is short and harsh.

Temperament

Domitius Maximus Mastiff is first and foremost a highly intelligent family dog with the ability and willingness to perform a variety of tasks, such as hunting, protection, weight-pull and other competition sports. The Domitius Maximus Mastiff should present an imposing first impression. This is a new breed used for guarding, hunting and being a great family companion with the ability to perform any and all task when required. The Domitius Maximus Mastiff must be stable, confident and courageous. Not exhibiting flightiness or fear. This loyal breed is highly intelligent and affectionate. Good with children and other animals. They need a strong minded owner with a firm hand and early socialization to not become stubborn. Be sure you are this dog's calm, but firm, confident and consistent pack leader, providing daily mental and physical exercise to avoid unwanted behavior issues.

Height, Weight

Weight: Males: 100 - 150 pounds (45 - 68 kg)

Weight: Females: 80 - 110 pounds (36 - 50 kg)

Height: Males: 24 - 28 inches (61 - 71 kg)

Height: Females: 22 - 27 inches (55 - 68 kg)

Health Problems

Usually very healthy

Living Conditions

The Domitius Maximus Mastiff can live indoors or out. If they are kept outdoors they will need the benefit of a good, dry draft-free kennel. They will do fine in an apartment with daily walks.

Exercise

This Mastiff, like all dogs, when not activly working needs to be taken on a daily walk to fulfill their primal canine instinct.

Life Expectancy

6-10 years old

Grooming

Coat care can consist of a daily wipe over with a cloth or soft brush.

Origin

The Domitius Maximus Mastiff is a new breed in the early stages of development being created by a veterinary technician from Georgia, USA. It has various breeds in its line including, but not limited to, the South African Boerboel, Presa Canario and the American Bully. It is considered a type of Bandogge. The name "Domitius" means "tamed" and "Maximus" meaning "greatness".

Group

Working Dog

Recognition

UKC Performance Listed

A logo with black letters that says 'DM Domitius Maximus' and there is a bully-mastiff type dog drawn in standing on top of the letter m in DM.
View from the front looking straight at the dog - a tan with a little bit of black and white bully looking puppy sitting in grass looking forward. The puppy has huge paws.

Domitius Maximus Mastiff puppy

View from the front looking at the front of a blue-eyed, blue with white bully-mastiff type dog that is laying across a person's blue-jeans and looking to the right.

Domitius Maximus Mastiff puppy

View from the front - A drop eared, white with some tan bully-mastiff looking puppy sitting on a wooden deck looking forward. The puppy has a wide chest and huge paws.

Domitius Maximus Mastiff puppy

Canis the Domitius Maximus Mastiff is wearing a leather collar laying on a stone surface with its head up and mouth open

Canis the Domitius Maximus Mastiff at 11 months old

Canis the Domitius Maximus Mastiff is sitting in the infield of a baseball diamond with its mouth open and tongue out and a person is leaning over next to it.

Canis the Domitius Maximus Mastiff at 11 months old

Canis the Domitius Maximus Mastiff is laying on the infield of a baseball diamond being pet by the person kneeling next to him.

Canis the Domitius Maximus Mastiff at 11 months old

Canis the Domitius Maximus Mastiff is laying on the infield of a baseball diamond while on a leather leash with a person bent over top of him

Canis the Domitius Maximus Mastiff at 11 months old