A powerful, heavy, impressive dog with a strong head, slightly slanting eyes, and a heart shaped rib-cage. May have dew claws on the hind legs. This is a slow maturing breed with a guarding instinct and protective nature. The coat is long, thick and hard, straight and standing off, it has a heavy undercoat. The neck and shoulders are heavily coated giving the feature of the breed - the mane.
Colours are rich black, black & tan, brown, gold, grey and grey with gold markings.
In Ireland, they have their own rules and these are the same as the F.C.I. - CAC and CACIB can be won here. At the moment GB residents, must register with the Irish Kennel Club to compete.
|Club Name||Contact||Phone number||Homepage|
|Tibetan Mastiff||Mrs I Feddon||0181 859 1309||no||yes|
|Size||Active||Temperament||Kennel||Training||Grooming||Problems||D. min. 66cms=26"|
B. min 61cms=24"
Fax. 01269 823355
|KHUKLI||Bob & Chris||n/a||n/a||yes||No|
|SOBARNA||Andy Briggs||0113 250 5505||West Yorkshire, England||yes||yes|
|CHYMERA||Lynn Turner||0044(0)1945 700965||East Anglia||yes||n/a|
|DARCHEN||Caroline Allen||0044(0)23 92712622||Gosport, Hampshire||yes||yes|
|Darchen the Gambler||Sire- Sw Ch Saipal Gallant Dam- Heronsview Black Magic of Darchen Breeder/Owner Carpline Allen||Caroline Allen||0044(0)23 92712622||Gosport, Hampshire||yes||none|
For pictures of the top dogs in Scotland by Michael Trafford