Category: Working Dogs
Facts about Bullmastiff Dogs, "Scientific name for Bullmastiff Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Bullmastiff Dog is a powerful looking dog at first glance. They are massive, and with his powerful stance and solid body frame, Bullmastiff Dogs can be quite intimidating to any kind of person. In fact, he is one of the largest breeds of dogs all over the entire world. Nonetheless, with is muscular body, the Bullmastiff Dog is relatively docile, intelligent and he can be a good a good family companion way beyond many people expect. its stocky build makes the dog to look rigid but in reality, the Bullmastiff Dog is an agile good hunting dog. Bullmastiff Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Bullmastiff Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Bullmastiff Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. Bullmastiff Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Bullmastiff Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Bullmastiff Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Bullmastiff puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Bullmastiff Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Bullmastiff Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Bullmastiff Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Bullmastiff Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
A Bullmastiff Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Body And Shape
The Bullmastiff Dog is broad, short head possess a wrinkled skin on the surface. The muzzle is dark in color and it is usually broad and deeply set. With the head clearly marked by a black nose and focused hazel eyes, the Bullmastiff Dog have widely set, black, v-shaped ears. The backline is short and straight and it lays in the same position as wither and the loin. Its tapering tail is usually set high while his teeth meet at scissors bite.
The Bullmastiff Dog have great intelligence, which comes with a cool, docile temperament. The Bullmastiff Dog is easy to train because he is obedient. This is the reason why the Bullmastiff Dog is popularly used for tracking, hunting, therapy work and an excellent family companion. He actually needs daily exercises making the Bullmastiff Dog a good outdoor dog rather than indoor dog. They are very sensitive dogs with strong behavioral concerns if he is treated badly. The Bullmastiff Dog needs a pack leader who is assertive rather than being harsh. They can get along well with other pets and children especially if they are trained while they are still young. Drooling, sobering and snoring is a common thing among all the Bullmastiff Dogs.
Coat, Color And Weight
The Bullmastiff Dog coat is thin, short often rough, and covered with various color patterns. These colors are always set in such a way that they are consistent in texture and length throughout the body. The acceptable coat colors for the Bullmastiff Dog include brindle, rich red, fawn, reddish brown, light brown or red-fawn. Any white colors isn’t acceptable among the Bullmastiff Dogs except on the chest. They weigh between 100 to 140 pounds (45.3 to 63.5kg), with the females being smaller than the males.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Bullmastiff Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Bullmastiff Bullmastiff Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Average body temperature for a Bullmastiff Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Bullmastiff Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Bullmastiff Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
Health And Care
The number one heath problems amongst Bullmastiff Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Bullmastiff Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. Although he can contract hip dysplasia, hypothyroidism, retinal atropy and lymphoma, he is generally a healthy dog. He requires minimal grooming since his coat his thin.
Bullmastiff Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.