Archive for the ‘International tosa inu breeders’ Category


  • Tosa has been bred for hundreds of years in Japan. the country has a long history of dog fighting, beginning in the 14th century, it was developed between the period of 1868 and 1912 by crosses with the Kochi (a local Japanese breed), native Shikoku fighting dogs, with Western breeds such as the German Pointer, Mastiff, Great Dane, Bulldog, St. Bernard and the Bull Terrier, Tosas were often referred to as the «Sumo wrestler of the dog world», in Japan, the Tosa is considered a national treasure, although dog fighting is now illegal in Europe, North America, and Japan, secret, illegal pit fights continue in remote rural regions of Japan, where the Tosa, at 66-88 pounds (30-40 kg.)—smaller than those bred in the West—is still used for fighting, the breed excels at Japanese-style dog fighting, Japanese dog-fighting rules in the last century demanded that dogs fight silently, without cowering, and the Tosa fought by these rules—relentlessly and silently, the Tosa is a rare breed, even in its native lan
  • is a stately, massive dog
  • large head is broad with a rather abrupt stop
  • coat is short, dense and hard and comes in solid, brindle or multi-colored of red, fawn, apricot, yellow, black, black and brindle and black and tan
  • is loyal, sensitive to the tone of one’s voice, paying close attention to commands, this is not a noisy breed, the Tosa was once used for dog fighting and was bred to fight quietly as Japanese dog fighting rules called for silence
  • Tosa is great with children in the family, docile and affectionate with the owner, it is protective yet gentle, the Tosa has a very stable temperament, it makes an excellent guard dog, its deep bark and massive size is enough to keep out intruders
  • height: around 24 inches (60 cm)
  • weight 83 – 200 pounds (37½ – 90½ kg)
  • average weight for the USA Tosa is: males 120-170 pounds (54-77 kg.), females 90-140 pounds. In Japan the Tosa weighs about 66-88 pounds (30-40 kg.), which is smaller than those bred in the West
  • both parents should have the following certificates: CERF (eyes) and OFA (hips and elbows), also prone to bloat
  • will do okay in an apartment if it gets enough exercise
  • life expectancy: about 10-12 years
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  • Kennel’s name / Επωνυμία Εκτροφείου
  • Breeder’s Full name / Ονοματεπώνυμο Ιδιοκτήτη
  • Registration number of FCI / Αριθμός Καταχώρησης FCI
  • Breed of the dog ( analytically if are more than one ) / Φυλές (αναλυτικά αν είναι πάνω από μια)
  • Official Web site / Το site σας
  • Contact Email / Email επικοινωνίας
  • Photo of your kennel / Φωτογραφία του εκτροφείου σας
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