Tibetan mastiffs are ancient domesticated dogs. They are large, strong and powerful.
– Their traditional purpose was to protect livestock and help with herding.
– Tibetan mastiffs look like lions, which makes them one of the most sought-after pets in parts of Asia and Europe.
– They are a trending fashion and status symbol in China, which makes their price high.
When considering adoption, some other factors must be considered, like temperament and grooming requirements:
– Tibetan mastiffs are courageous, fearless, tempered, and intelligent dogs who are very loyal to their human families.
– However, they are not very friendly toward other pets and strangers. Along with that they are stubborn, strong willed and dominant.
– They need a lot of physical exercise and a daily walk. They are not well adapted to apartment living.
– Basically, they are only recommended for firm and experience owners.
This is an aloof, reserved, bold, and proud-looking dog.
– They originated in the arid steppes of northern China and Mongolia, though some people believe they came from the Siberian regions of Asia.
– Chow dogs are also known as the Tang Quan, or the “Dog of the Tang Empire.”
– They are commonly the models for the stone guardians found in front of Buddhist temples and palaces.
– Chows can be aloof or quite aggressive with strangers. They need to be trained at an early stage by an experienced owner.
Newfoundlands are a giant and gentle water dogs from Newfoundland, Canada.
– This strong and big dog breed was created and groomed as a working dog, basically to use for pulling nets for fisherman and hauling wood from the forest.
– They are good swimmers, strong and sturdy.
– Newfies are obedient and responsive dogs.
– Newfoundlands make good family pets and usually they are good with strangers and children.