Ranked highly in registration statistics by the American Kennel Club (AKC), the heavy-boned, powerful Mastiff is a vision of dignity and grandeur. This breed is a gentle giant who has been bred not only for size but for courage and docility. Aristocratic, intelligent, and emotional, he loves attention from his owners and has a way about him that lets everyone know he's in control. A keen sense of humor and a calm nature set the Mastiff apart from other jumbo-sized breeds. The Breed Lover's Guides are written for the discerning pet owner and represent the next level in dog care and training, with expert advice from breeders, trainers, and veterinarians and the most current care, training, and health information available. Spiral bound and stylishly designed, all books in the series also feature a striking layout and vibrant photographs for a truly unique breed book experience.