Tibetan Mastiff Dog Breed Info

The Tibetan Mastiff makes a good loyal companion who will protect you and yours families.

BREED GROUP:    Mastiff
   Livestock guardian
HEIGHT:  61-71 cm
WEIGHT:  64-78 kg
COLOR(S):  black and tan, golden brown
LONGEVITY:  10 to 12 years
EXERCISE:  Moderate
GROOMING:  Moderate
TRAINING:  Challenge


The Tibetan Mastiff also known as the “Do-Khyi“. They is a ancient breed, have been in existence as early as 1100 BC. They is descended from crossing the famous Tibetan dogs and Mastiff. They were bred to guard the property, herding dog and guardian dog.

This breeds of dogs was registered with the AKC in 2006.


The Tibetan Mastiff is a massive large and giant dog with a sturdy bone structure.  They has a immense double coat with a long and thick hair. The undercoat is wooly, soft and heavy coat makes him resistant to cold weather. The outer coat is thick and dense.

The coat colors comes with black, brown and blue, with or without tan markings.


The Tibetan Mastiff is the hardest dog breeds to train. They learn the news commands more slowly than other breeds. The early socialization training is important, as this breed is very protective. Should let’s this dogs meet variety of people and other dogs.

Training can be challenge, as this breed is quite stubborn. However with the consistency, variety, firm and structured, yet fun training, the training can be done well.

Here are the dog training tips for your reference.


The medium length coat need to brush with firm bristle brush regularly. When is season shedding, you may need to brushed and combed them daily to remove loose hair.

They is a clean dog, they has very little dog odor. Tibetan Mastiff is good for allergy sufferers.

The Tibetan Mastiff is strong willed, and very intelligent, but sometimes they can also be very stubborn. They is very affectionate, courageous, fearless, loving, and calm. They is very loyal to their family and highly protective of their family and property.

They have a loud, deep voice bark, which they tend to bark  at night if left outside, but will be quiet indoors.

Tibetan is a excellent loyal companion who will  protect you and yours families.