Tosa Inu


Tosa Inu (Japanese Mastiff)


Tosa Inu profile

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Lifespan: 10-12 Years

Avg height: 53-58cm

Avg weight: 60-80kg

Coat type: Short, dense coat

Coat colours: Fawn, red, apricot, brindle and black

Originally bred for: Fighting 

Breed traits: Courageous, vigilant, patient, composed, bold


A little about the Tosa Inu

The largest of all Japanese dog breeds, this honourable and tenacious athlete comes from a long fighting history. Today, however, they enjoy a more docile and affectionate existence among his own family and is known to be more aloof toward strangers. They are known for their patience and composure, and will always uphold a vigilant disposition. They are commonly used as watchdogs. 



Tosa Inu can experience health issues like: Skin allergies, Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Hypothyroidism, and Hyperkalaemia