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This is an ancient Italian breed is a powerful deep-chested smooth-coated dog used chiefly as a watchdog and guard dog. Neapolitan Mastiffs are believed to be descended from the war dogs used in the Roman armies. A Neapolitan Mastiff starred as 'Fang' in the Harry Potter movies!
Neapolitan Mastiffs were also trained to bait bulls, bears and jaguars.