This still primitive dog breed was developed centuries ago in Tibet. Originally used as guard dogs for livestock and property, Tibetan Mastiffs can still be found performing that role, but they also enjoy life as a family companion and show dog.

Watch and learn about Tibetan Mastiff dog's key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Tibetan Mastiff Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Tibetan Mastiff Dog Working Dogs 2 feet to 2 feet, 2 inches tall at the shoulder 75 to 160 pounds 10 to 14 years