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What is a white mastiff?

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A white mastiff is a rare breed of mastiff that has a white coat. Its formal name is Dogo Argentino, but it is sometimes called an Argentine Mastiff, an Argentino Dogo or just Dogo.

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The white mastiff originated in the central region of Argentina. It is a cross of 10 breeds, including an Argentinian breed that is now extinct. The white mastiff was bred to be a working dog and large game hunter, and it has an athletic build and friendly personality. The white mastiff is known for its short all-white coat; however, it sometimes has a dark patch near the eye. It is a clean dog that requires little coat care.

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