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I will be rescuing a mastiff (about 2-3 yrs old). What are some tips you can give me?

Is the dog full grown at this age? Any further info that I can gather will be most helpful. I've been researching the breed for 3 months but find owners the best for info. Thanks!!

Asked By: cutiepie - 4/2/2007
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Experience with rescuing a dog/pup that is in poor health... More
Answered By: Sylves - 4/2/2007
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Carry a towel with you everywhere you go.... you'll need it for all of the drool! :)
Answered By: JustHeather - 4/2/2007
 
They slobber a lot. They are very very friendly dogs and are very big even at a young age. It's size may scare you at first but as long as you don't scare it or threaten it, they are very friendly... More
Answered By: ginseng_and_honey - 4/2/2007
 
He will be full grown at that age (thankfully). My best advice is to invest in some obedience training. He is a big boy and if he hasn't had any, you'll both need it so you can handle him. Even if he has had some, it will teach the two of you to work as a team and strengthen your bond. Good luck!
Answered By: Bozema - 4/2/2007
 
are you rescuing a male or a female? make sure you have him or her fixed, and feed high-quality chow. they are prone to hip dysplasia so visit the vet regularly. mastiffs are my favorite breed. have fun with your new buddy!
Answered By: sargeyboo - 4/2/2007
 
Congratulations on rescuing this dog... More
Answered By: Kamah - 4/2/2007
 
2 years old is full grown for most large breed dogs... More
Answered By: spottedmyappy - 4/2/2007
 
Yes, probably full grown, especially if closer to three... More
Answered By: Debbi K - 4/2/2007
 
yes they are full grown at that age, but it's possible that it won't be fully trained yet (depending on its past). i think it's important to allow for a period of adjustment for both yourself and the dog. just be prepared to get frustrated sometimes and to train him/her the way that best suits your lifestyle. good... More
Answered By: lb - 4/2/2007
 
My son had a Mastiff for 8 years, there are several types. His weighed in at 185 lbs and wore a 36" collar. They are normally great with kids and other animals if they are socialized. They do need to walk but do not require long runs they are kinda lazy. The most important thing I can tell you is to elevate his food... More
Answered By: Grandma D - 4/2/2007
 
My hat off to you. Many people avoid rescuing an adult dog for fear of the baggage that may come with them. Be aware that there was reason that this dog ended up in need of a new owner... More
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