The Neapolitan Mastiff or Mastino Napoletano is an Italian breed of large dog. It descends from the traditional guard dogs of central Italy. It was recognised as a breed by the Ente Nazionale della Cinofilia Italiana in 1949, and accepted by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale in 1956.The breed is closely related to the Cane Corso.
Also known as
This breed is also called Cane da Presa Meridionale, Mastino Napoletano, Napolitan Mastiff as well as Neapolitan Mastiff.
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