Height: 24-30 in. Weight: 125-180 lbs. Life Span: 10-12 years
A massive breed, one of the powerful Molossers, the Fila Brasileiro is also known as the Brazilian Mastiff or Cao de Fila. Known for his outstanding courage and bravery, he is obedience to his owner but is an unsurpassed guardian of his property. He is also used to hunt big game and herd cattle. Before considering a Fila, understand the needs of this breed as he is a large responsibility.