||Masador, Massador, Mastadore, Mastidoor, Mastodor
Caring for a Mastador
Feeding: Mastadors require lots of food and should be fed food for large breed dogs. They seem to benefit health-wise from mixing canned and dry food.
Living with a Mastador
Family Dog: Mastadors are great with older children. They are not the best for families with small children as they are excitable and may knock them over by accident. They make great family dogs if they are properly climated to all family members.
Shedding: Mastadors are average shedders.
Grooming: The coat of the Mastador requires very minimal grooming. They do require some cleaning around their eyes.
Training: Mastadors love to learn tricks and take to training fairly well. They respond well to multiple trainers (ie, kids and parents "help" train) and the reward method.
Behavior: Mastadors are very loving, sweet dogs. Like many other dogs, they can be destructive if left home alone.
Barking: Mastadors rarely bark, only when people walk by the house or if they are left alone. They have a very deep bark and like to talk when they are sad.
Weather: The Mastador would probably not do well in very cold climate due to fur their length and lack of excess body fat to keep them warm. They do typically love to play in the snow.
Exercise: Mastadors require daily exercise.
Physical Ability: Mastadors are very good jumpers and can even jump over a four foot fence.
Living Conditions: The Mastador can be both indoor and outdoor dog, depending on the weather.
Appearance: The Mastador is a very strong dog with brown, expressive eyes, a long tail, medium length snout, not long like a Lab's, perky ears that can be up or floppy and long muscular legs. The fur on the backbone appears to grow backwards, giving the look of a 'mini mowhawk'.
Size: Mastadors are very large dogs that can weigh well over 100 pounds when fully grown with some weighing close to 200. At only 7 months old, a male Mastador weighs aproximatley 60 pounds.
Companionship: Mastadors are very friendly dogs that make great companions.
Head: The head of the Mastador resembles that of the Labrador Retriever.
Body: Mastadors are well built, muscular, lean dogs with a deep chest and a long backbone compared to their height.
Gait: The Mastador seems to prefer running with both front feet out front and back feet extended, not like a horse.
Feet: Mastadors have large feet with a small amount of webbing between the toes. If provided with an average amount of exercise, minimal trimming of the nails may be required.
Color: Mastidors can be all black with white diamomd on chest and white tipped paws. They may also have some brown 'highlights' throughout the coat.
Coat: Mastadors have smooth, silky and shiny coat.
Life Expectancy: Mastadors have an average life expectancy of 10 to 15 years.
Health: Overall, the Mastador is a very healthy dog.
Ear Health: Mastadors may have some ear problems like goopy ears which is common in Labs.
Dental Health: The Mastador has very white, healthy teeth naturally that require minimal brushing needed.
Litter Size: Mastadors have an average litter size between 7 to 9 puppies.
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