All Molossers

The taxidermied-dog gallery in Britain’s Natural History Museum has some surprising Molossers in the mix.

A Mastiff, Dogue de Bordeaux and Tibetan Mastiff from a century ago are the Molosser highlights at a curious taxidermy museum in Tring, England.

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Francisco Peltier suggests ending the Fila Brasileiro wars by creating an altogether new breed: the Brazilian Mastiff.

For decades, critics contend, the Fila Brasileiro has been crossed with Great Danes and Neapolitan Mastiffs, in effect ruining the breed.

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The “M Word”

When Modern Molosser was founded in 2009, some people – far too many people – had absolutely no idea what a Molosser was.

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The American Kennel Club puts a Molosser Group on the table

What are the 20 breeds slated for the proposed AKC Molosser Group? Which breeds desperately want in -- and which ones want out?

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Timing is everything when socializing young Molossers

A well-behaved, confident and stable adult Molosser is not just the result of good breeding. The other contributing factor is early socialization.

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Yes, there is such a place. No, they don’t have Molossers. At least, not yet.

Move over, ancient Epirus. The modern nation of Molossia exists in Dayton, Nevada -- and Molosser dogs are more than welcome.

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The DragonVale app, in which players raise and rear virtual serpents, has some uncanny parallels to breeding Molossers - or any purebred dog, for that matter.

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It’s All In How You Say It

Everyone may be a critic, but not everyone is able to critique.

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Meet our cover photographer, Sanna Sander of Sweden.

Sanna Sander talks about what makes Molossers so special to photograph, her love of the Tibetan Mastiff, and what it’s like to have that Molosser share the household with an otherworldly Sighthound like the Azawakh.

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