Name: Rafeiro do Alentejo
Other names: Alentejo Mastiff, Portuguese Mastiff, Mutt of Alentejo
Country of origin: Portugal
Size Type: Large Breed Dogs
Group: Guard dog breeds
Life span: 12 – 14 years
Temperament: Protective, Sober, Confident, Calm, Territorial, Independent
Height: Females: 64-70 cm; Males: 66-74 cm
Weight: Females: 35–45 kg; Males: 40–50 kg
Color: Brindle, Yellow, Fawn, Black, Gray
The price of puppies: $500 – $1,000 USD
The Rafeiro do Alentejo (Alentejo Mastiff) is a large, powerful, rustic-looking dog with a bearish head and a sad expression on the face. The tail is long and curved. The coat is straight, dense, of medium length. The color can be different.
An excellent guard and watchman, as well as a protector of livestock, more vigilant at night. Very attentive, guarding the territory of any other property entrusted to him, but not aggressive. Strongly attached to family and loves children. Suspicious of strangers. Suitable as a protector.