Bullmastiff

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A bullmastiff

The Bullmastiff is a breed of dog. It started in 19th-century England. It is a mixture of a bulldog and a mastiff. It has a short tan, reddish-brown coat with black on the face and ears.

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It stands 24–27 inches (61–69 cm) and weighs 95–130 pounds (43–59 kg). Bullmastiffs were originally used to discourage poaching and are now also used by police and as guard dogs.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mastiff". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/368782/mastiff. Retrieved 2010-08-22.