The Neapolitan Mastiff originated from the ancient Mastiffs about one thousand years ago. It was used for hunting, guarding and herding. The Neapolitan Mastiff is most commonly seen in gray, black, mahogany, tawny, tawny stag, and brindle.
NAPOLEAN MASTIFF - - The Neapolitan Mastiff is fearless and extremely protective of its home and family. They prefer to be with their family and to remain in and around the home at all times. The Neapolitan Mastiff rarely barks unless under provocation, renowned for sneaking up on intruders as opposed to first alerting them of its presence