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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 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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Breeder-judge Massimo Inzoli of Italy offers a 10-point primer on judging this striking white Molosser.

Dogo Argentino breeder-judge Massimo Inzoli of Italy offers a 10-point primer for those who would judge this striking white Molosser.

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Portrait of a Dogo Argentino artist, Monika Paruzel

Artist Monika Paruzel of Poland loves painting dogs. But the Dogo Argentino has a special place in her heart ... and on her easel.

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Morocho the Dogo Argentino saved two girls from the jaws of a puma

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Is today's Bullmastiff temperament too tepid? Does the Presa or Dogo Canario offer a viable alternative?

Is the show Bullmastiff temperament too reduced? Is there an alternative breed? Posing the question to himself, Phil Boyd revisits his roots in the breed and travels afield to draw some shocking comparisons.

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Luis Pinto Teixeira

There are only a handful of all-round judges worldwide whose opinions Molosser fanciers apprise with as much interest and respect as they do their own breed specialists. And on that very short list is Luis Pinto Teixeira of Lisbon, Portugal.

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Molossers, Stroke by Stroke

French painter Martial Robin loves to paint Molossers, especially their "generous faces." We share some of his Molosser works ...

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For history and Molosser buffs alike, here is the amazing story of Cartache, who lived almost 200 years ago.

In the 1830s, this proto-Dogo Canario charmed a Portuguese king, sailed with the British navy and was immortalized in paint.

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The growing acceptance of black Boerboels has created a storm of controversy in this South African Molosser

Are black Boerboels a rare color that needs preservation -- or blatant evidence of crossbreeding? The debate among fanciers of this rustic South African Molosser rages on.

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