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Dog people - what is this?

Discussion in 'General' started by Gorilla George, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. ryoung57

    ryoung57 Off his meds

    The English Mastiff is quite a bit bigger. Neapolitan is pretty much the same dog as mine, the Cane Corso. They're cousins, if you will. Both tend to be around 150lbs or so.
  2. panthercity

    panthercity Thread Killa

    As I said, biggest I'VE ever seen.
  3. Hammer 4

    Hammer 4 Can't Touch This

    Possible cross, Malamute and a Newfoundland..? :D

    BTW, I had a Malamute male that was just a tad under 120 lbs..;)
  4. Scotty87

    Scotty87 Lacks accountability

    Damn dude, you have a Cane Corso? That is one serious animal. :eek:
  5. streetrocket22

    streetrocket22 Well-Known Member

    I've always been a big fan of these guys, "Dogo Argentino" used for hog hunting.

  6. Sheik Abdul ben Falafel

    Sheik Abdul ben Falafel Well-Known Member

    most big dog breeds tend to be much larger than what their "wiki weight" states.
    I have never seen a malamute under 120-130lbs. my sister has two...the male is over 130lbs.

    Take dobermans for example. breed standards are changing to include dobes as big as 120lbs. This is Bengal. He is currently 123lbs and 31 inches at the withers (breed standard states 28 inches). Just for reference, that trainer is 5'8"


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  7. ryoung57

    ryoung57 Off his meds

    Serious? Hardly. He's just a big, slobbery goofball. Here he is, ready to party.

  8. ryoung57

    ryoung57 Off his meds

    That's because wiki just pulls whatever the AKC rules say. In reality the breeders of big dogs tend to favor the larger animals so they're bred more often, enlarging the breed. Plus, just like American people, our animals tend to be overweight;)
  9. Derrick1

    Derrick1 Well-Known Member

  10. Sheik Abdul ben Falafel

    Sheik Abdul ben Falafel Well-Known Member

    actually, breed standard changes with the times.
    and with most dogs it is more about proportionality than a weight.

    funny you mention that: European great danes, german sheps, and dobermans tend to be quite a bit larger than american versions....russian german sheps are huge, hungarian dobermans are massive, french great danes are big and square.

    there is a difference between overweight and proportionality/bodyfat percentage. ;)
  11. Sheik Abdul ben Falafel

    Sheik Abdul ben Falafel Well-Known Member

  12. SpeedyE

    SpeedyE Experimental prototype, never meant for production

    Pretty much.
    I/my family adopted an un-neutered hybrid, for the last year of it's old life (throat cancer/14yrs old), 20 years ago.
    50% great loving dog, 50% unpredictable and dangerous to men/me and other dogs. He killed and ate some dogs where he lived his previous life in the country (he was not fed, and had to get his own grub...bunnies/etc), before we took him in.

    Pissed on my bed every single day.
    Near the end of it's life, I was laying on my back, sleeping and woke up because of a huge weight on my chest.
    It was on top of me, laying all it's weight on me, nose to nose w/ me. I went to move/push it off, and it bared teeth an inch from my face (I about pissed myself), so I just closed my eyes, meditated and went back to sleep. That dog was a scary trip.
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  13. BC

    BC Well-Known Member

  14. That Corsa with the party hat is awesome. Look at that big ole thick head. Haha. He looks cool.
  15. Mr Sunshine

    Mr Sunshine Banned

    Why do you think I have the name Mr Sunshine?
  16. duggram

    duggram Sunrise Bahia de LA

    Mackenzie River Husky. I've been around a few that were well tempered. Nice pup but not for hot weather. They're bred as freight dogs, not racers.

  17. eurobiketrash

    eurobiketrash Well-Known Member

    Irish Wolfhounds are big lovable babies

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  18. Yzasserina

    Yzasserina sound it out

    Pretty sure that first pic is Seth from Twilight.
  19. Mblashfield

    Mblashfield Well-Known Member

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