The Tibetan Mastiff is an ancient breed of dog originating from the nomadic cultures of Central Asia. The breed has become a status symbol in China as they are thought to be holy animals, blessing their owners' health and security.
The Caucasian Mountain Dog was developed in medieval Russia for guarding livestock. It is a powerful, robust breed, popular at Russian dog shows. Its temperament remains cautious with strangers & difficult to obedience train. It is not recommended with children nor other dogs, nor in urban spaces. The thick, dense coat provides good protection against cold weather.