A Look Back

As early as 3000 B.C., drawings  on Egyptian monuments depict typical Mastiffs. Later, even Caesar noticed the  fearless, strong Mastiff as it fought alongside the British soldiers in 55 B.C. Impressed by the breed’s courage, he brought a group of them back to Rome and forced them to take part in bull baiting, lion  fighting and fights with human gladiators. Later, the Mastiff became popular with the peasants in England, where  the dogs were used to keep wolves and other dangerous predators under control as well to as protect the  home