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Fila Brasileiro: the most honest advice you'll ever find about Brazilian Mastiff puppies and adult dogs. Traits, characteristics, temperament, personality, behavior, buying, adopting, training, feeding, and health care.

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Fila Brasileiro dog breed

Fila Brasileiro
(Brazilian Mastiff)...
Advice You Can Trust

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2013



Fila Brasileiro Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Fila Brasileiro FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Fila Brasileiro (Brazilian Mastiff).


Training Fila Brasileiro

I'll show you how to teach your Fila Brasileiro puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Fila Brasileiro Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Fila Brasileiro health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting a Fila Brasileiro

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Fila Brasileiro from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Brazilian Mastiff puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.