The Tibetan Mastiff is one of the largest and most powerful dog breeds that we can find. This breed has its origin in Tibet, where it was used by nomads as a shepherd dog and also as a guard dog in Tibetan monasteries.
Since its inception, the Tibetan Mastiff evolved with a strong hunting instinct due to the difficult experiences of having to survive in challenging environments. Today they are one of the most powerful breeds of dogs capable of fighting with many other animals of great strength.
In addition, it should be noted that this dog is characterized by its calm and friendly personality but at the same time aggressive in certain situations.
Tibetan Mastiffs can be very dangerous if not properly trained. In fact, they are so strong that they could put up a fight with a lion. Some countries have banned this breed.
For that reason, the curiosity of many people makes them wonder if Tibetan Mastiffs can fight and kill any other type of dog. Certainly, this animal can practically take on any breed of dog. However, considering that Pitbulls are also powerful, it would be interesting to know what would happen in a fight between them.
Note: This question will be answered for educational, interest, and curiosity reasons. We have to clarify that we disagree with dog fighting as it is inhumane and contributes to animal abuse. Many dogs lose their lives in these fights, and many of them are organized by people, which is a crime that must be paid for.
Can a Tibetan Mastiff Kill a Pitbull?
Completely! The Tibetan Mastiffs are not capable of killing a lion, but they can defend themselves very well. A Pitbull will be accessible prey for the Tibetan Mastiff compared to a lion.
First of all, Tibetan Mastiffs are bigger than Pitbulls. A Tibetan Mastiff can weigh between 74 lbs and 150 lbs and measure between 61 cm and 76 cm. In the case of a Pitbull, its weight could be between 30 lbs and 85 lbs, while its size would be between 43 cm and 48 cm.
Despite the fact that a Pitbull has a robust and muscular body and its jaw is powerful, the enormous size of a Tibetan Mastiff added to its great strength can easily defeat a Pitbull.
That does not mean that the Pitbull will not try to fight. We have to highlight the extraordinary bite that this canine has, so if it manages to reach the Tibetan Mastiff, this one could be seriously injured. However, at the end of the battle, most often, the Tibetan Mastiff is the winner.
In fact, Tibetan Mastiffs can even kill gamebred fighting Pitbulls.
Which Bite is Stronger?
Both dogs have powerful jaws capable of truly deadly bites. Although the bite force of the Pitbull is 235 lbs and can seriously injure any dog, the bite of a Tibetan Mastiff is enormously stronger. The bite force of this dog is 556 lbs.
Can Another Dog Defeat a Pitbull in a Fight?
- Neopolitan Mastiff
- Rhodesian Ridgeback
- Wolf dogs
- Boerboel dogs
- Fila Brasileiro