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Mastiff Dog For Adoption in McMinnville, OR, USA

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Organization Name: Mastiff Rescue Oregon
Location: McMinnville, OR
USA
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Breed: Mastiff
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Sarah

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: Fawn
Size at Maturity: Huge
Availability Date: 10/01/2016
Location: McMinnville, OR 97128
USA
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Tags: Mastiff Dog For Adoption in McMinnville, OR, USA
Physical Attributes
Eye Color Brown
Ear Type Long
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Medium
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Lots
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Slightly Active
Exercise Needs Low
Fence Required Any Type
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Protective/Territorial
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Play with Toys
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Mastiff (medium coat). Sarah Sarah is a very sweet, senior Mastiff. She gets along with other dogs and cats. Sarah likes to ride in a car and does well on leash. Sarah will need a quiet home with very little stairs. Sarah has a knee that was injured and has some resulting arthritis. She will need to be medication for her knee for the rest of her life If you are interested in Sarah or any of our fosters, please got to our website at www.mastiffrescueoregon.org, click on adoption info, and submit an application online. From foster mom: Sarah is my foster girl and I think she is fantastic. She loves to cuddle with you on the couch. She likes to play with her Mastiff friend and doesn't cause any trouble. Count yourself lucky if you get to get to add her to your family, you'll never regret it. She is a special girl. All of our fosters are in private residences. Please do not call prior to 8:00am or after 8:00pm

Mastiff

A.K.A. : English mastiff
Overview: The Mastiff is a gentle dog, despite his striking size and appearance. He makes a great watch dog and loyal companion. This dog develops enduring bonds with his family and is best suited to living in the country or suburbs where he can have lots of space.
Breed Group: Working
Weight (lbs): 175-190
Height (in): male: minimum 30 female: minimum 27.5
Colors: Fawn, apricot, or brindle, all with dark muzzle, ears and nose.
Coat: Outercoat straight, coarse and of moderately short. Undercoat dense,short and close lying.
Character: Mastiffs rarely bark, but will defend their territory and family. These dogs are very confident, dignified, and gentle-natured.
Temperament: This breed is usually good with children, and if properly socialized at an early age, they get along well with other dogs and most household pets.
Care: The Mastiff has many special needs, including diet and bedding. Dead and loose hairs can be removed with a rubber brush during the times of shedding.
Training: This breed requires mutual respect in training, with consistency and understanding thrown in for good measure.
Activity: Although when young, the Mastiff is so full of energy its activity needs to be controlled, as an adult it has rather average exercise needs.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Health Issue: This breed is prone to hip dysplasia, bloat, chronic heart disease, gastric torsion, ectropion, persistent pupillary membrane (PPM), vaginal hyperplasia, elbow dysplasia, and progressive retinal atrophy.
Life Expectancy: 8-10

More About Mastiff Breed
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    • Mastiff Dog For Adoption in McMinnville, OR, USA

      Judy

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      Breed: Mastiff
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mastiff (short coat). Adoption Fee: 450.00. Please contact Susan (smay35@comcast.net) for more information about this pet.
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    • Mastiff Dog For Adoption in McMinnville, OR, USA

      Elroy

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      Breed: Mastiff
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mastiff (short coat). Adoption Fee: 450.00. Please contact Susan (smay35@comcast.net) for more information about this pet.
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    • Mastiff Dog For Adoption in McMinnville, OR, USA

      cuda

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      Breed: Mastiff
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mastiff (short coat). Adoption Fee: 400.00. Cuda Cuda is a brindle English Mastiff male. He came into rescue very scared and confused. He previously lived with a small female dog and indoor cat. We would prefer that he go to a quiet home with no small children. Cuda needs to lose 40lbs. His adopter will need to keep him on a strict exercise regime and diet. He is recovering from his neuter and still under evaluation. If you are interested in Cuda or any of our fosters, please go to our website at www.mastiffrescueoregon.org, click on adoption info, and submit an applications online. Our fosters are in private homes. An Adoption application needs to be filled out and an appointment made prior to any meet and greets. Please do not call prior to 8:00am or after 8:00pm as this is a private residence and not a shelter.
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    • Mastiff Dog For Adoption in McMinnville, OR, USA

      Jake

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      Breed: Mastiff
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mastiff (short coat). Adoption Fee: 500.00. Please contact Susan (smay35@comcast.net) for more information about this pet. Jake Jake is a young male mastiff that has had a rough start in life. He is pretty much potty trained, is crate trained, and like a typical young dog, will chew on things if not watched. As far as we know, he hasn't been around children and is also unknown with cats. Jake is protective of the female in his foster home and takes more time to warm up to men. He plays well with the other dogs in the foster home He is currently still under evaluation. If you are interested in Jake or any of our fosters, please go to www.mastiffrescueoregon.org, click on adoption info, and submit an application online An adoption application is required prior to any meet and greet. All of our fosters are in private residences. Please do not call prior to 8:00am or after 8:00pm
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    • Mastiff Dog For Adoption in McMinnville, OR, USA

      Daisy

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      Breed: Mastiff
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mastiff (medium coat). Adoption Fee: 250.00. Please contact Susan (smay35@comcast.net) for more information about this pet. Daisy ~~Daisy is such a sweet older girl that was given up because her owners didn't want to deal with her "anal gland" issues. Within 2 days of her being in Rescue, we found that her anal glands are the least of her problems☹️. She is in acute renal failure; her kidneys are pretty much shot. She will stay with us for what time she has left. It could be weeks or several months; we don't know. Any donations for her care would be greatly appreciated. Donations can be made on our Donation page or checks can be mailed to MRO, 1200 NE 5th street, McMinnville, OR 97128
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    • Mastiff Dog For Adoption in McMinnville, OR, USA

      Athena

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      Breed: Mastiff
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mastiff (medium coat). Please contact Susan (smay35@comcast.net) for more information about this pet. Athena Athena is a 5.75 year old English Mastiff given up due to a housing issue. She is a very sweet, laid back girl that just wants to be loved and loved on. She is good walking on leash and loves to go for car rides. Athena will not be placed with small dogs, female dogs, or cats. She would be perfectly happy being the only one! If you are interested in Athena or any of our fosters, please go to our website at www.mastiffrescueoregon.org, click on adoption info, and submit an application online. All Mastiffs are in private homes; appointments are required. Please be courteous and do not call prior to 8:00am or after 8:00pm
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    • Mastiff Dog For Adoption in McMinnville, OR, USA

      Bailey

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      Breed: Mastiff
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mastiff (medium coat). Bailey Bailey is a 2.5 year old female Mastiff. She is good with other dogs and people. Unknown with cats. Does well on leash and in the car. She needs a home with few stairs as she has some hip issues. Bailey is a very, very sweet girl. If you are interested in meeting Bailey or any of our fosters, please go to our website at www.mastiffrescueoregon.org, click on adoption info, and submit and application online. Our fosters are in private homes. Please no phone calls prior to 8:00am or after 8:00pm.
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    • Mastiff Dog For Adoption in McMinnville, OR, USA

      Keena

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      Breed: Mastiff
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mastiff (medium coat). Please contact Susan (smay35@comcast.net) for more information about this pet. Keena Update Keena has some medical issues that will require high blood pressure medication, specail food, and predisone. She is now considered a medical special needs girl. She has a lot of love and life in her. Keena is still looking for that special family! No cats. Keena is a happy friendly English Mastiff female. She does well in the car, pulls a little on the leash, knows basic training, and is crate trained. She has been around other dogs If you are interested in Keena or any of our fosters, please go to our website at www.mastiffrescueoregon.org, click on adoption info, and submit an application online. All the Mastiffs are in private residences. Please do not call prior to 8:00am or after 8:00pm.
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