The Right Puppy

Finding the right puppy can be a daunting process. We hope that the information provided here will help you as you search for the perfect companion for you, your family and your lifestyle.

Before the advent of internet travel, we provided those requesting information on Mastiff puppies a large package of material sent by mail. This package contained information on a variety of topics and included brochures from AKC, OFA and CERF as well as articles on puppy selection and other areas of concern to the potential Mastiff owner. We are adapting that package for the internet, utilizing information created at our own site and links to relevant information on other sites. Information on our site will have navigational links back to our pages. If you travel to an outside link, you will need to use your "back" button to return to our site and avoid getting "lost in space." We suggest bookmarking this section to avoid losing your way in the many resources of the web. Navigation buttons for the main section headings are below the Table of Contents.

Good luck with your search. As always, you may contact us directly by e-mail or phone for more personalized help and guidance.


Table of Contents


General Information

Mastiff Breed Standard

Mastiff History

Mastiff Club of America (MCOA)

MCOA Code of Ethics

MCOA Mastiff FAQ

Reading List



Choosing The Right Breed

Choosing a Breeder

Selecting the Right Puppy

Contracts and Guarantees

Reading List



Health Testing

Health Certification Organizations

Health Problems

Reading List


Bringing Up Puppy






Reading List


General Selection Health Bringing Up Puppy

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Updated August 30, 2012

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