I'm looking to adopt an OES. I have plenty of experiance with them. I live 1 hr. outside of philly. Keep me in mind. Carla James
I would like to know the price of a long haired chihuahua so I can buy me one sometime before the summertime ends this year okay I really love small puppies and I really want a long haired chihuahua one day soon mary schaefer
I will have a female chorkie for sale April 19th,I think,The Mom is a registered Chihuahua,she has her papers,she is long haired.The Dad is a Tea Cup Yorkie-as you see in my pic.He has his papers,but they were never mailed in,so therefore the puppy wont have papers,sorry to say. The puppy will be black and rust colored. They were born Feb. 21st. My tea cup yorkie weighs about 3 pounds,and the Mom weighs about 8 pounds I believe.Any other questions plz feel free to ask. Chanda Walden-Volz
i have a 2month old pure Queensland heeler name spike that needs a good home. I am not able to provide a warming home at this time due to being evicted because of having him. i received the puppy as a birthday present from my grandmother and i feel so bad that i cant provide for him. jordan
I've grown up with Chihuahuas. I got my first one about 4 years ago and since that shes had two liters of pups. My dad kept one of the first ones. He was a long hair and we all loved him very much. Just last friday he got hit and dad is so upset over it so we're trying to get a male long hair to breed with Misty, my dog. Wish me luck sammie
My first Westy, Phoebe lived with my daughter in England for 17 years. Lived all over the world. A lot of time on a bicycle in France. Wonderful, and my daughter totally bereft when sh died. I have a westi too, in the USA, she is now 10 years old. I adore her beyond words. The best in the world. I want to buy my daughter in England one. Very young. She lives in the heart of herefordshire. Where can I get an inexpensive one for her please. I,m going over to England April 11 th for two months and would like to find one for my daughter Tetesa. Love Marjorie hart Anonymous
The large Bullmastiff is a strong, intelligent working dog breed. This large dog breed has been trained throughout the years to knock down and hold intruders, but not to bite them. Therefore the Bullmastiff makes a good guard dog, but is not a dangerous animal.
Although the Bullmastiff looks quite imposing, this large breed actually has an affectionate and calm disposition. It has a placid temperment and responds well to a firm and gentle hand. When choosing a Bullmastiff, look for eye and lip problems and hip dysplasia and family history of cancer.
Breed Type The Bullmastiff is a working breed. It has been used for guarding game from poachers, as well as in military and police work. This breed fares best in moderate climates.
Background The Bullmastiff is the result of crosses between the Mastiff and the Bulldog. The practice goes back to the 1700s, but the Bullmastiff was not registered by kennel clubs until 1924. Today, the breed is sometimes crossed with the Labrador Retriever.
Description The Bullmastiff is a large dog with a short coat. Colors include brindle, fawn, and red, usually with a black muzzle or face. The head is broad with a short, square muzzle. The eyes are dark hazel, and the ears v-shaped, pendant, and dark in color. Males measure 25-27 inches and weigh 110-133 pounds. Females are 24-26 inches tall and weigh 100-120 pounds.
Care and Feeding A Bullmastiff needs a diet that is high in fiber, and should also include beef, horse meat, and poultry. Two or three small daily feedings should be given to prevent bloat. Combing, brushing, and as-needed baths are all that are needed to maintain the Bullmastiff's coat. Nails should be trimmed regularly. Bullmastiffs need annual checkups to stay healthy. Vaccinations are due as follows:
Bullmastiffs shed very little. Minimal maintenance is required if keeping them indoors.
Housing Your Dog Bullmastiffs can live indoors or out. They should ideally have a small yard to exercise in. Extreme temperatures should be avoided.
Social Behaviors The Bullmastiff gets along well with children. It may be reserved with strangers, but is rarely aggressive toward them if unprovoked. This breed tends to be aggressive toward other dogs and pets, but proper socialization as a puppy can minimize this.
Handling and Training The Bullmastiff definitely has a mind of its own. Trainers must be authoritative, but they must also be gentle. Positive reinforcement works best.
Activities Bullmastiffs do not require extensive exercise, but they must have a daily walk and some other physical activity. They will be lazy if you allow them to, and this can lead to obesity.
Breeding/Reproduction This breed is prone to some hereditary health problems. When selecting a mate for your Bullmastiff, look for joint dysplasia, hypothyroidism, and family history of cancer. Progressive retinal atrophy is also a frequent problem among the breed.
Common Health Problems Bloat is a concern for the Bullmastiff. It can be prevented by proper feeding and exercise, but it is important to know how to contact your veterinarian quickly if your dog shows signs.
Availability Bullmastiffs may be difficult to find in some areas, but breeders can be found online. Prices vary, but average around $1,000.
Des - 2010-08-10 The Bullmastiff is not known as a Bernese Mountain Dog....or any other names the Bernese carries...lol
Editor's Note - 2010-08-13 You're right! Thanks for pointing it out. Where in the world did we get those names? We can't find any alternate names for the Bullmastiff, if you know of any, please let us know.
Madoda - 2012-09-27 In the townships we call them 'Bulldogs' ...lol I have one but he has ticks I tried powders and ginger tablets whats the best remedy or product for bllodsucking ticks:-(