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>“The Bullmastiff is a large breed of domestic dog. It has a solid build and a short muzzle. The Bullmastiff shares the characteristics of Molosser dogs, and was originally developed by 19th-century gamekeepers in England to guard estates and immobilize poachers. The breed’s bloodlines are drawn from the English Mastiff and Old English Bulldog” (“Bull Mastiff”).
> “Males should be 25 to 27 inches (63 to 69 cm) tall (AKC Std.) at the withers and 110 to 130 pounds (50 to 59 kg). Females should be 24 to 26 inches (61 to 66 cm) at the withers, and 100 to 120 pounds (45 to 54 kg)” (“Bull Mastiff”).
> “A Bullmastiff usually lives to be eight to ten years old. A Bullmastiff will not stop growing until it is about three and a half years of age. Bullmastiffs are prone to certain hereditary diseases including: hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, entropion, hypothyroidism, lymphoma, progressive retinal atrophy, arthritis, bloat” (“Bull Mastiff”).
“Bull Mastiff.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wiimedia Foundation, Inc.. 8 May 2012. Web. 18 May 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullmastiff#cite_note-0>.
American Kennel Club – Bullmastiff