I’ve seen my fair share of osteosarcoma at work, it’s a terrible disease. With over 10 years in the breed part of me feels fortunate to have gone so long before seeing it in my own pets. But with every limp it springs to the back of my mind, that sickening feeling deep in the… Continue
Incluso cuando son de rutina, los procedimientos quirúrgicos en el perro de raza gigante pueden ser estresantes para el veterinario y el dueño por igual. Si bien la cirugía en sí misma es a menudo el centro de la discusión, la atención a la anestesia adecuada puede ser igualmente importante para un resultado exitoso. Cualquier… Continue
En Español – Anastesia en el Mastino Even when they are routine, surgical procedures in the giant-breed dog can be stressful for the veterinarian and owner alike. While the surgery itself is often the center of the discussion, attention to appropriate anesthesia can be equally as important for a successful outcome. Any anesthetic event involves… Continue
BluHouse Mastini has published it’s own book! A bilingual Board book is now available for purchase at our Etsy Shop
Puppies Now Available Ermes de Regno di Sicilia and Vivella de BluHouse had 6 black puppies in May of 2016. 4 females and 2 males.
This brings me much sadness, as I did not expect to write this summary first. The I litter was my third litter, from Aldo de BluHouse and Utopia de la Bahia. Born March 27, 2011. Four male puppies were whelped naturally after a surgical insemination with frozen semen as Aldo was already out of the country… Continue
Carpal laxity syndrome is a common issue in the Neapolitan Mastiff. The predisposition for laxity is undoubtably genetic although environmental factors clearly determine the degree of manifestation of the condition. Signs typically begin begin between 4 and 8 months with a gradual plantigrade stance being the most common manifestation of the condition in the Neapolitan Mastiff,… Continue
Basic Anatomy The front facial anatomy of the dog is straightforward. There is the plane of the nose (A) the nares (B) the philtrum (C) lips (D) tongue (E). Idiopathic nasal Hyperkeratosis Hyperkeratosis of the plane of the nose (A) is characterized by raised roughened skin on the top of the nose. The roughened skin… Continue
Goiter Feb. 27, 2006 – Nov. 19, 2014 Sire: Kesso Neros Domus Area Dam: Wild Child Arria Bred by: Nicole Smith, Aggrippina Mastino Owned by: Jon Ketchum A breeding with shipped chilled semen. A very sweet boy Goiter is trained in obedience and personal protection. Videos of him working and jumping about can be found here and here.
Heracles Sire: Geronimo dello Stradone Dam: Lucilla dello Stradone Bred by: Andreas Fournarakos Owned by: Jessica Stites, Mastini Mayhem