• Vigorous, courageous, hardy, well-balanced and defined.
  • Despite its frightening appearance, it is an affectionate, calm, quiet dog of excellent character. 
  • Makes a marvelous playmate for children, and develops a strong bond with its owner.
  • Firm training is required. 
  • It can adapt to city living, provided it gets regular exercise. 
  • Does not tolerate heat well.
  • Daily brushing is required. 
  • Special attention must be given to the folds on its face to ward off possible skin irritation.
  • Guard dog; Police dog; Army dog; Pet