Neapolitan Mastiff as a breed, dogs are very intelligent, with a tendency to be independent thinkers. They soon learn what is good and bad, as this breed needs extensive socialization tutor should learn to accept foreign, especially indoors without proper socialization and training, these dogs are prone to be aggressive with strangers and dogs weird. As with other breeds, strong methods of training, "alpha function" and a general mentality of "dominance" does not work with these dogs, especially since it is difficult to try to physically dominate a dog that is almost as big as an adult human, if you want a well-behaved dog, you should avoid problems before they happen, using positive methods of training, socialization and continued throughout life socialization.
The Neapolitan Mastiff is not a breed for most people, and certainly not a dog for beginners. Neapolitans should be well socialized with people, especially children, like dogs Neos are big and powerful, and does not know his own strength. In addition, children are friends, and even with socialization and training, the Neapolitans careful with strangers and protective of his family, which can be disastrous for children.
Additional protection training is unnecessary, since they are natural guard dogs and always have been. As with all breeds, obedience training is very important. The Mastiff is very tolerant of pain due to the bottom of the first round of the fight and the skin is loose in the body, so it's important to regularly check for health problems, such as Neo can not behave differently when they are injured or become ill. They are also known to drool, especially after drinking or driving.
This dog is the protector of the perfect family, but the pine, literally, if separated from their owners and are known to moan and scream until they are returned. This is a very balanced dog and faithful companion. Males tend to me more aggressive than females