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  1. J

    Awkward growth stages?

    Hi all, I am wondering if you can give me advice. I am a notorious over worrier. I am aware that CC often grow very awkwardly during their transition from puppy hood to adult hood. I was wondering if there are any things you noticed during your CC growth that you worried about but was just...
  2. J

    What’s your best advice for someone with a new CC puppy?

    Hi all, I am just curious as to what advice you would give to someone bringing home their first CC puppy? Or anything you wish someone would have told you back when you got your fur baby! My 15 week old boy has been with us seven days today & I’m utterly besotted with him, he’s not the...
  3. C

    GREAT NEWS!

    We just found out today that we have been accepted by Potrero Cane Corso to have a future fur baby out of their line! We are so so excited and wanted to share the news with our Corso family on here! We are not ready to bring him home yet so we still have a lot of waiting to do however it was...
  4. lac1184

    First time mastiff owner

    I'm a first time mastiff owner. My OEM, Milo, is 5 months old. Milo is the best dog we've ever had, hands down, and usually listens better than our 3 kids. I've done a ton of research on this breed and would love any advice or tips from other owners!
  5. lyrathedane

    Skinny puppy! please help I'm desperate!

    Hello all! I'll try and make this post as short as possible as I am at my wits end.I have a 4 month old great dane who is WAY too skinny! I'm feeding her FROMM gold large breed puppy formula and she is eating about 3.75 cups a day. She has been stuck at 27/28lbs for a little over a month now...
  6. O

    Extremely aggressive cane corso! Help!?

    It probably doesn't need to be written that I'm new to the forum. But yeah, lol. Anyways this is very serious, and before you/anyone wants to go off about not properly raising the dog etc, PLEASE just read the whole thing first. My screen name is Ogre because that is what we named our dark...
  7. Justingromer

    Working Dogs?

    I hear so much that CC's are working dogs and are most happy when working for there owner. That being said can I have a few examples of this? What are the best things to do to put my dog to work? Hes 9 months now at 80 pounds. I noticed if hes runs too much he will limp for a little bit on his...
  8. Waffles

    Is my EM about to go into her first heat?

    Hello, I know there are a lot of obvious signs like bleeding and an engorged vulva... but lately my EM who is 8 months (and a week and 2 days to be exact) old, started only eating about half of what she normally eats and doesn't eat the the correct time anymore... because she kinda stopped...
  9. C

    leash training/ going for walks

    Hello all, Ive recently adopted my family's french mastiff. Hes about a year and a half old. He lived at a house with a fenced in backyard and was never taken on walks because he would slink along the ground and pull on the leash too much and would sit and refuse to move. Now hes living in a...
  10. phoenix7232013

    7 week old DDB Mix on Wellness Core Puppy - Need food advice please

    Hello Mastiff Community, We were so grateful to have found such an amazingly helpful community just before Phoenix's arrival 2 weeks ago, and cannot express our thanks. When Phoenix arrived she was eating a mixture of Alpo and Pedigree Puppy from the breeder. We began the process of...
  11. lizzy.bu

    Making friends with the cat.....

    Is not really going the way I've anticipated so far. It starts off playful but once that cat gets pissed Nucky turns into a jerk. He will not back down and I need him to realize the cat is not a toy and you are not dominate over the cat. Of course the only time Nucky acts somewhat nice Capone...
  12. D

    Help for my Bullmastiff???

    Dozer is a 3 year old 150lbs Bullmastiff. He has blown both cruciates in his knees and can barely stand and walk. He was also found to have "mild" hip dysplasia. I have to carry him down 3 stairs to get him out to go to the bathroom. Closest ortho referral is over an hour away and will cost...
  13. M

    Father Wants To Breed For Profit

    Hey guys, My father has this idea that he wants to breed our French Mastiff when he is done growing, and sell the puppies to make a profit. I am disgusted with his idea, but he won't see to reason. Do you guys have any tips to deal with this? Like how much breeding really costs, and the fact...
  14. bonesnsasha

    Rescued French Mastiff help?

    Hi! I'm new to the site by the way. I recently resucued a french mastiff puppy as well as litter mates and the parents I only kept one though the others were put into other good homes. They were malnourished and he's under weight still right now. He's showing signs of food aggreesing towards my...
  15. V

    3 month old french mastiff

    hey i have a 3 month old french mastiff which i just bought a month and a half ago .. im having a few problems that id really like for you guys to give me advice on ok . for some reason she is really nervous about everything .. like when i try to pet her at times she'll like look the other way...
  16. T

    Hello! Need advice fast! :)

    Hello, I have two female English Mastiffs. They are sisters and are 9 months old. I love them, but they have destroyed my beautiful backyard! I need to build a dog run and have a large area that runs the exterior of our backyard. In a "u" shape. I have a fence already on one side of the run...