|Personality and Temperament of the Neapolitan Mastiff|
The Personality and Temperament of the Mastiff, despite its massive size, is actually very gentle and affectionate. Owners must remember their puppy will grow into a massive dog so it must be firmly and consistently trained and socialized heavily from a young age so that it does not become dominant or boisterous when it becomes an adult dog as controlling this dog when it becomes an adult can be quite challenging. This dog is best owned by an experienced handler who will be consistently firm but gentle. The Neapolitan Mastiff is known for its gentle and steady temperament and for interacting well with humans. It bonds well with everybody and loves socializing. This friendly breed is very confident, almost fearless, and is naturally protective, harbouring great guarding skills. The Neapolitan Mastiff is a very committed and loyal breed of puppy and dog that shows its owners a great deal of love and affection. This huge breed requires a lot of space and any prospective owner should take this into consideration.