The Tibetan Mastiff, like the rest of the Mastiff crew, can have a tendency toward having a dry nose, tough paws, maybe even elbow calluses, and even anxieties. And of course, they need a bath every now and then! We've gathered all of our blissful goodies here for your big buddy.
The Tibetan Mastiff or the TM as their friends call them, will sleep all day to be ready to patrol the property all night. Much like a Great Pyrenees, they patrol by barking. All. Night.
In 2008, a genetic study proposed the Tibetan Mastiff split from wolves over 58,000 years ago and the next 12 oldest breeds split around 42,000 years ago. Truly making the Tibetan Mastiff THE oldest breed of dog.
It is said there are two types of Tibetan Mastiff, the Do-khyi which is a lighter, more active type and the Tsang-khyi. The Tsang-khyi, known as the monastery type,which is a bigger, heavier boned dog with more facial wrinkling.