I owned three til daughter was born didn't want to risk it the males were 200lbs plus and female was 150lbs no since in risking it with child, I will have another one soon less worries bout wife and daughter when i amnot home. I would like to see a couple male Rhodesian Ridgeback, African Lion Hounds, mix it up with a wolf. I wouldn't bet the farm on a domestic dog taking a wolf one on one..There growing them very large around here..Look at that head and jaw power!!!! They call this breeding. 0 0 1. The wolf will turn and run and come back later when the little 65 pounder is soundly asleep. A question for anybody that knows wolves. I wouldn't want a 150 pound draht around. A friend of mine had a dog in a kennel that was to keep away people from his gun repair business. It is said that they have nerve clusters that are far less dense than most dogs, and don't feel much pain. Like I said before no contest in a cage, I've seen a wolf in a trap and it was all cowered up in the corner like a beaten animal with almost no will to live anymore. Lionman since you just seemed to pop up on this forum, just what is your so called expertise? Llasa-Poo would run circles around them.....if there was at least 10 inches of snow. No contest. Dante is 230 Ibs Mastiff...After seeing what he was capable of with my own eyes...I am very confident that a Enlish Mastiff (Much Larger Than a Bull Mastiff) would dispatch a wolf or 2. Throw another log on the fire. These wolves could be cross-bred (hybrid). - catnthehat. Individuals can weigh as much of 150 pounds. The main difference between English and Bull Mastiffs would be the size, but conformation for Bull Mastiffs is a bit more stocky than that of Engish Mastiffs. I think that such an animal will win an encounter with ANY warm weather dog, Ridgeback, Dogo, Presa or whatever. Hey Miles....After reading the last few posts of lionboy here, I've come to realize that its likely a teenaged kid somewhere posting. And he would weigh half as much as an adult male woof...........Blake. I remember reading somewhere that statistics show that there were 7 breeds of dogs whose attack was more lethal than the attack from a bear. The pitbull,small as he is when compared to a timberwolf,is a FIGHTER AND KILLER by profession! Hij is nauw verwant aan de wolf (Canis lupus). Look them up, pretty interesting. The forelegs and musculature are impressive. Lionman claims to be knowledgable on the subject, and so far I'm inclined to take him at his word, his posts seem to back that assertion up. Bullmastiff vs English Mastiff . You don't have that problem with wolves because they are a smart animal and know man is their worst enemy, who will wipe them out again in the USA. Use the tool below to compare temperament, size, personality, maintenance requirements, and everything else between Bullmastiffs and Mastiffs. no worries It'd be more like suicide! My Dad had a son of one of my males named "Chuck." Spoke to several Fish and Wildlife guys who's job it is to investigate and observe the wolves. PETA has no leg to stand on, because the alternative to the dogs, is me shooting the predators, and I know they do not want that. Since this post is never going to die. She fought for her life, and my wife heard the ruckus in time to disrupt the attack. These settlers brought Great Danes, Mastiffs, Greyhounds, Salukis, Bloodhounds, and other breeds that they eventually mixed and matched with the native Hottentot �ridged� dog to produce the courageous and versatile Rhodesian Ridgeback. Yet, both are portrayed as threats to each other’s lives. I don't think it would be humane either. Ummmmmmmmmm lots of speculation as to what would do what to a wolf! With wolves on the verge of being delisted, I guess all we need to do to put them back into extinction is to let a few pit bulls loose in the wild. A dog is basically a wolf, modified for certain desirable characteristics by humans. Recent story reminded me of this thread. They rarely leave animals in the wild and if they do they will return in afew days when they are hungry again unless a man approaches and leaves his sent there. Their canines are extremely long and sharp, and they use these to slash hide and flesh or take chunks of meat from its prey. Lion man you are probably one of those pathetic individuals who think everything passed off as a wolf is a wolf. I don't know jack about dogfights, or much about the dogs that are bred for it. One swipe across the side of that soft skin dog would rip it open as easily as a shark's teeth cut through our soft skins. Take out a tape and measure your dogs canine teeth. Just like majority of wild animals don't make good pets....killers of wolves would not make the best pet either.... ". Contrary to general belief a Mastiff isn’t a breed itself, but it is an umbrella term that describes a group of dogs of similar sizes and statures. , hound hunting precautions in wolf country. Dies geschieht in Ihren Datenschutzeinstellungen. He sure resembles the English Shepherd and had all the traits of this breed. They are most definetly the truest representation of wild critters I have come across. The bullmastiff vs. English mastiff are the most difficult to tell apart because they are the closest related, but they have different colors. They have been using these dogs for the last five years and run a lot of sheep bands over more than 600,000 acres. They had a picture of it in the paper and it looked intimidating. On his own, one on one,he has over generations, bested all comers in such one on ones.Even in the days when Bull baiting was in vogue,pit bulls often killed full grown fighting bulls,by strangling them before being battered to death by thier powerful advesaries. Just figured I throw in that observation to stir up the thread. )"Catch 'em Alive Jack": The Life and Adventures of an American Pioneer. He weighed about 80lbs. The biggest, baddest wolf in the land decides he wants a sheep for supper. I figure much of the reason is the lion knowing that a human is back there somewhere behind the dogs. Yes J I think your right. There was an article in the past year or so in the Casper Star Tribune about a breed of dog that family who lived near Cody, WY bought for just such a purpose. That's completely wrong of course, but it's the only way I can understand the confusion shown by that comment. If you have a Pack of English Mastiffs...Your wolf problem will be gone! JMO, Dutch. Anyone who's either owned or seen any of the "rough" dogs mentioned above in action, is suitably impressed! This is a genic flaw of some kind and it is not the norm. bottom line.. Dog fighting has been going on for a long time. He ended up in hospital for a long time. buffhunter, I think I have finally realized what the problem is here. O ne of the factors of dog's strength is the bite force.So do we know what dog breeds have the strongest bite force? Also the teeth are not as long as they are on coyotes. Rott's,Ridgebacks and Akita's may do great in a fight with DOMESTICATED breeds but against Canis Lupus they are simply out of their league! Wir und unsere Partner nutzen Cookies und ähnliche Technik, um Daten auf Ihrem Gerät zu speichern und/oder darauf zuzugreifen, für folgende Zwecke: um personalisierte Werbung und Inhalte zu zeigen, zur Messung von Anzeigen und Inhalten, um mehr über die Zielgruppe zu erfahren sowie für die Entwicklung von Produkten. Should I get a cross-breed? Although characterized by gentleness, they are a natural guardian of the home and will not back down from a fight. I spent a hell of a lot of time up North In the woods. I didn't realize how many different types of dogs there are in the world, but they all come from wolf stock. Lost a cat to a 'yote a few years back. Thanks for taking the time to post the photo. My Parsons Russel Terrier would at least give it a try. My Lab was attacked three years ago this past Monday, about 40 yards from the end of my driveway in our relatively well populated (for Alaska) subdivision. The Bullmastiff is a smaller dog than the Mastiff, but the Bullmastiff comes from the English Mastiff and the extinct Old English Bulldog. Damit Verizon Media und unsere Partner Ihre personenbezogenen Daten verarbeiten können, wählen Sie bitte 'Ich stimme zu.' But against a pack of wolves, he's supper just like anything else. They have canine teeth 2 inches long. A game bred conditioned pit would destroy a wolf one on one. A great addition to my growing collection of Squirrel vs Coyote pieces." Once a pit bull has his mouth full, he's defenseless. There primary use was and still is hunting. A doc that I used to work with had Irish Wolfhounds. This is happening less than 200 yard from my house. Almost immediately, the immigrants began battling coyotes, the park's previous reign- ing canine. Bullmastiff vs English Mastiff . I would say a wolverine could chase off at least one or two woofs. Everyones dogs are super hardcore I am sure, but none of them will beat a real gamebred APBT in a fight, period. Someone posted a while back about how a coyote attacked his beagle and a thread ensued. "Axel" in his younger days, fast, fearless and able to sustain savage damage while cheerfully grinning and fighting like the wonderful protector he is.[quote]. There isn't a breed of dog out there that can or will fair well with a pack of wolves. They allowed that they had to keep it on a leash when walking it as it could not even be trusted with other dogs. That wolf could be rabid. Who in their right mind would throw in a pit bull with that poor wolf after seeing that.