The Bullmastiff is a large purebred dog recognized by the English Kennel Club, they are called “silent watchdog,” because they are firm and fearless good as a family guardian or watchdog. They don’t need a lot of exercises it is enough for them a couple of short walks every day to keep them healthy and fit.
Bullmastiff is a large breed of dog weighing around 50 to 59 kg for males and 45 to 54 kg for females, their height is around 64 to 69 cm for males and 61 to 66 cm for females. Their face is flat and their muzzle is short. Their coat is short and dense that is good protection from rain, snow, and cold, the common color of their coat is red, fawn or brindle. Like other breeds of dog, it is better to bathe and groom them as necessary and used the right shampoo and conditioner for their fur to make it soft, silky and smell good.
It is best to keep their dental hygiene and nail care properly, periodontal disease is very common to dog whatever their size, brush their teeth several times a week to help remove tartar and bacteria and maintain the good condition of their teeth. Trim their nails once or twice a month to prevent injury in your dogs, long nails can also cause arthritis or other health concern in dogs. Short, neatly trimmed nails keep the feet in good condition and prevent our dog’s legs from getting scratched when they excitedly jump up to greet us.
The Bullmastiff sweet, loyal, lovely and very affectionate to its owner, they love to cuddle with them for a long period of time but the only thing that you might notice is their a droller but aside from that they are cute. They are also smart, fearless and confident which makes them good as a watchdog, they are very reliable and can be an independent thinker. Early socialization can make them a good companion to other animals in the house, they are also a good playmate to the children as long as we teach the children how to handle the dogs for the safety of the dogs and the children themselves.
Bullmastiff dog has an average life span of 8 to 10 years, They are generally healthy but like other breeds of dogs, they are also prone to some diseases. Not all of them will get any or all of these diseases but the following are the common diseases they can have.
|Hip dysplasia||It is an abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints.|
|Periodontal Disease||it is an inflammation of some or all of a tooth’s deep supporting structures, it happens when food and bacteria build up along the gums and form plaque that when combined with saliva and minerals will transform into calculus or also known as tartar.|
|Canine Eye Inflammation||If your dog is suffering from eye inflammation in the outer skin and middle (muscle, connective tissue, and glands) of the eyes it is classified as Blepharitis, and if your dog is suffering from eye inflammation in the iris and ciliary body of the uvea of the eye it is classified as anterior uveitis, this may affect your dog’s vision and needs meditate veterinarian attention.|
|Dog Ear Infections||Most ear infections in adults are caused by bacteria and yeast, though ear mites are a common cause in puppies. You may also notice an abnormal odor from the ear or see redness or swelling.|
How much is Bullmastiff?
In buying to a legit Breeder you can expect to pay $1000– $2000 to Bullmastiff puppies.
The legit breeder puts a lot of effort into high quality and healthy breeding of dogs. They provide healthy Dog Foods, visit the Vet for check-ups, Vaccinations, Vitamins, and proper Grooming of the dogs. The breeder will coup up all the expenses he/she spent to provide a healthy breed to you so expect a little expensive.
Nowadays hundreds of thousands of dogs are being abandoned that’s why instead of buying I suggest you adopt! Support those in need give them love and a home to stay for the rest of their life.
Note: The expenses of taking care of dogs do not end in buying one after you bought or adopt your dog you must provide their necessary needs, like visit vet once a year for their health check-up, complete and follow up vaccinations, foods and provide vitamins as their maintenance and the most important is time to play and cuddle with them, I think that’s the most affordable one, giving attention to them, proper care and lots of love from you…