Majestic, noble, gentle and patient. These are the words, that are desribing beautiful breed of Tibetan Mastiff. Tibetan Mastiff is one of the most ancient and primitive dog breeds that are still alive today. They were originaly bred to guard livestock and of course, as amazing guard dogs in Tibet. Today, just like almost every other dog breed, they are also used as great family companions.
You should be very prepare for very independent dog, before buying Tibetan Mastiff. They were bred to guard livestock for centuries, so they bond very closely to them and nowadays, to their families – almost with fierce possessiveness. They make their own decision who is danger to them and who is their friend. Because of that, they need very strong leader, otherwise, they will try and get control over every situation.
Tibetan Mastiffs were bred as protectors for long time, so its no wonder, that they are independent, strong willed and territorial dogs. They dont like strangers very much, which makes them great watchdogs. They can be okay with strangers, if they are socialized properly. But they love their family no matter what. Amazing thing about Tibetan Mastiff is, that they are extremely patient and gentle with smaller kids. They also have normally no problem with other dogs and animals.
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