2021 MCOA National Specialty


Chris Murphy

For those who may not know me, I am Chris Murphy of Lazarus Mastiffs.  Lazarus is located in central Kentucky.  I have been very fortunate in the sport of dogs and most of that fortune was due to a young start and an early mentorship by the Napotniks of Greiner Hall Mastiffs.     All …

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5/26 Members Ed Seminar

The Mastiff- “Not just a beautiful face” This presentation provides the basic anatomy of the Mastiff as it is applied to the AKC standard.  It also provides information on breeding a better Mastiff, picking a puppy and understanding the structure/movement of the Mastiff. Presented by: Diane Collings, Breeder, Exhibitor and AKC Judge, brings over 50 …

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Carla Sanchez

Joe and Carla Sanchez began their long and dedicated journey with the breed in 1982 because of a promise they made to one another: once they purchased their first home together then they would get a dog. That dog was their first Mastiff, CH Stonebrook Southports Byron, who not only introduced Joe and Carla to …

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Tim Collins

Hello, I’m Tim Collins of CollinsWall Mastiffs. First off, I would like to say how honored I am to have been given this opportunity of judging this year’s MCOA Independent Specialty Sweepstakes. I have called Western Washington my home for the past 30 years but my passion for dogs began early in my birth state …

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Valerie Thomas

Hello my name is Valerie Thomas of Castle Creek Mastiffs. I am very honored to have been asked to be part of the judging panel for the Breeders Cup Competition. It’s been a hard road for all of us dog fanciers with shows being cancelled for 2020. I am so happy that the love for …

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