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  Neapolitan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Neapolitan is a resident of Naples, Italy or the language of Naples, the surrounding region of Campania, and most of southern Italy.
Neapolitan ice cream is a type of ice cream that consists of layered chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry flavored ice cream.
Neapolitan sex is a term referring to one's interest and practice of diverse forms of human sexual behavior (as contrasted with vanilla sex).
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 Naples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Neapolitan is a language in its own right, known in Naples as Napulitano.
Many Neapolitan songs are also famous outside of Italy, as for example "O Sole Mio", "Santa Lucia" and "Torna a Surriento".
The Camorra, the feuding Neapolitan gangs and families, have a long history and are now more of a threat in Italy than the Sicillian-based Mafia.
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 Breed Profile: Neapolitan Mastiff
The Neapolitan Mastiff is steady and loyal to his owner, not aggressive or apt to bite without reason.
The Neapolitan Mastiff was given full recognition with the American Kennel Club in 2004, and the first Neo was shown at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in February of 2005.
Neapolitan Mastiffs should be well socialized at an early age to avoid over-protectiveness.
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 Neapolitan Mastiff information & history
The Neapolitan Mastiff is not a suitable dog for everyone, it is definitely not for the first-time dog owner, and the prospective owner thinking of purchasing this breed of dog, should have some experience with dominant alpha dogs.
The Neapolitan Mastiff belongs to a group of large heavy-bodied and heavy boned, short muzzled, wrinkle-browed, frightful-looking dogs that were used as fighters and protectors of family and property.
The Neapolitan Mastiff has been documented as being in the United States at least since the early 1970's, although it is believed that individual dogs had been brought over by Italian emigrants during the great waves of immigration which started in the 1880's and continued into the first half of the 20th Century.
www.bullmastiff-rescue.org.uk /Neapolitan-Mastiff-info.shtml   (6469 words)

 Frequently Asked Questions About the Neapolitan Mastiff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The Neapolitan Mastiff has been documented as being in the United States at least since the early 1970's, although it is believed that individual dogs were brought over with their families all during the great waves of immigration which started in the 1880's and continued into the first half of the 20th Century.
The Neapolitan Mastiff displays a graphic illustration of one of the most impressive and remarkable breeds that is in existence today.
Neapolitan Mastiffs tend to be rather expensive, for a number of reasons.
www.neapolitan.org /breed/faq/faq.html   (1793 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiffs
Roman invasions, during which Neapolitan Mastiff's ancestors were brought to various countries and bred with native breeds, were supplementary in producing an even stronger dog.
Neapolitan Mastiffs owned by the rich were used to guard their estates.
Neapolitan Mastiffs were registered as a separate breed in 1949.
www.neapolitans-breeders.com   (370 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiffs
It is a fact that Neapolitan Mastiff puppies are born with blue eyes that darken as the pup grows.
Neapolitan Mastiffs are wonderful family dogs, though they are definitely not the right breed for beginners.
Neapolitan mastiff puppies picture and information on this dog can be obtained from a breeder.
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A description of the Neapolitan in its role as home guardian in Rome comes to us, through the centuries, in the writing of Columelia: "The guard dog for the house should be dark in color so that during the day a prowler can see him and be frightened by his appearance.
Neapolitan Mastiff enthusiasts of modem times owe the preservation of these dogs to a writer by the name of Scanziani, who, recognizing the value of the breed, began breeding the best remaining Neapolitan Mastiff stock in Italy at his kennels in Rome in 1949.
In view of their extraordinary size, these characteristics render the Neapolitan absolutely unsuitable as an indoor dog unless it is to have an area of a large home that is primarily its own.
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 Neapolitan Mastiff pictures
Neapolitan Mastiffs are the descendents of large war dogs used by the Romans to fight wild animals, and in battle.
However, Neapolitan Mastiffs have preserved their characteristics over the time and are known for making good guardians, basically thanks to their huge size and imposing appearance.
Neapolitan Mastiff Standard - History and standard of the Neapolitan Mastiff from the AKC.
neapolitans-pictures.com /neapolitans-pictures-general-information.htm   (990 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiff, Dog Breed Information CenterĀ®, Neapolitan Mastiffs
One can therefore say that the Neapolitan Mastiff has existed in Campania for two thousand years, even though it was not officially recognized until 1946, and its standard was not set until 1949.
The Neapolitan Mastiff was bred for use in war and in bloody Roman arena spectacles.
Though the Neapolitan Mastiff was first shown in Italy in 1946, the breed is still quite rare in the United States.
www.dogbreedinfo.com /neapolitanmastiff.htm   (999 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiffs: What's Good About 'Em? What's Bad About 'Em?
The Neapolitan Mastiff is not an apartment dog (to stay fit, he needs some space and moderate exercise), but more than anything else, he requires personal attention.
The lifespan of a Neapolitan Mastiff is short and an alarming number are crippled by bone and joint diseases and/or succumb to cancer in middle age.
The Neapolitan Mastiff may be targeted for "banning" in certain areas, or refusal of homeowner insurance policies.
www.yourpurebredpuppy.com /reviews/neapolitanmastiffs.html   (1219 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The Neapolitan Mastiff is a direct descendant of the Molussus, the ancient mammoth war dogs of the Middle East (Sumeria, Assyria, Phoenecia, and Babylonia).
The Neapolitan Mastiff was recognized by the United Kennel Club on January 1, 1995.
The Neapolitan Mastiff is a large dog, longer than tall, having great mass; whose general conformation is that of a brachiomorph.
www.ukcdogs.com /breeds/guardiandogs/neapolitanmastiff.std.shtml   (1268 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiff breeders
Neapolitan Mastiffs are not the breed suitable for everyone.
The reputable breeder will insist on signing contracts, and he will require that the Neapolitan Mastiff should be returned to him, if for some reason, the purchaser is unable to keep the pet.
Neapolitan Mastiff Altafiumara - Photographs and information on the past, present, and future of the breed.
www.neapolitan-mastiff-dogs.com /neapolitan-mastiffs-breeders.htm   (542 words)

 American Kennel Club - Neapolitan Mastiff
An ancient breed, rediscovered in Italy in the 1940's, the Neapolitan Mastiff is a heavy-boned, massive, awe inspiring dog bred for use as a guard and defender of owner and property.
The essence of the Neapolitan is his bestial appearance, astounding head and imposing size and attitude.
The Neapolitan Mastiff's movement is not flashy, but rather slow and lumbering.
www.akc.org /breeds/neapolitan_mastiff/index.cfm   (1320 words)

 Is the Neapolitan Mastiff the Right Dog for You?
Owning a Neapolitan mastiff can be the beginning of a wonderful relationship with years of happiness or it can be the beginning of overwhelming responsibility for which you may not be prepared.
Neapolitan Mastiffs are generally good with children, but a giant, clumsy, yet excitable dog is not a good combination for smaller children (up to age 10).
Exercising a Neapolitan is not as difficult as those of the sporting breeds who seem to have endless energy.
www.neorescue.net /rightdog.php   (767 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiff breeders
Neapolitan Mastiffs are not widely spread in the United States.
Luca - Neapolitan Mastiff - Breeders offer history and standard of the Neapolitan Mastiff, and also pedigrees and pictures of their pets.
Canyaya Neapolitan Mastiffs - Breeder of Neapolitan Mastiffs and French Mastiffs.
www.neapolitans-puppies.com /neapolitans-puppies-breeders.htm   (935 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiff
Neapolitan Mastiffs are not recommended for novices, since the dog requires much attention.
Neapolitan Mastiffs can do perfectly well in an apartment if the owner supplies them with long walks a few times a day.
Neapolitan Mastiff Info - History, description, and characteristics of the Neapolitan Mastiff and other Mastiff breeds.
www.neapolitans-puppies.com /neapolitans-puppies-care-training.htm   (804 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiff pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Neapolitan Mastiffs should be purchased from reputable breeders who will supply you with references and other written proof of their puppies' high quality.
McMillans Mastiffs - Neapolitan Mastiff breeder in Clintwood, Virginia.
Neapolitan Mastiff - Devoted to the Neapolitan Mastiff.
www.neapolitans-pictures.com /neapolitans-pictures-breeders-clubs.htm   (890 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiff Puppies For Sale
If you are a Neapolitan Mastiff breeder you may place your Neapolitan Mastiff puppies for sale to find quality loving homes for your puppies.
Neapolitan Mastiff breeders place your Neapolitan Mastiff puppies for sale to find a good home.
If you are looking for a Neapolitan Mastiff puppy for sale but do not see one listed here then place a Neapolitan Mastiff puppy wanted ad.
www.nextdaypets.com /directory/dogs/sale/1100182   (609 words)

 TonalityGUIDE: Neapolitan Sixth Chords   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The Neapolitan sixth is a diatonic chord that is chromatic because of its context: a major triad formed on the note a semitone below the supertonic - i.e flat II.
It is unclear from where the Neapolitan part of the name derives.
Neapolitan chords lead onto the dominant (a) or a cadential six-four (b).
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 HOASM: The Neapolitan Group
After the return in 1708 from Rome of the Sicilian composer Alessandro Scarlatti, the 17th century maestri were followed by the great Neapolitan composers of the 18th century: notably, Leo, Durante, Vinci, Latilla, Porpora, Jommelli, Sabatino, Traetta, Piccinni, Paisiello, and Cimarosa.
The great Neapolitan singers were to become scattered throughout Europe and they took with them the music of the maestri.
And the "sound of the city" was also to be transmitted through the virtuosity of its players, whether of the violin, the cello, the flute or many other instruments.
www.hoasm.org /VIIIB/VIIIBNeapolitanGroup.html   (234 words)

 The Neapolitan Mastiff Parent Club
The USNMC is the Official Parent Club of the AKC for the Neapolitan Mastiff
The movement of the Neapolitan Mastiff causes greif for the "normal" AKC judge used to seeing "normal" dogs.
The most common ailment of the Neapolitan Mastiff is Cherry Eye, the gland of the third eyelid
www.neapolitan.org   (177 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiff breeders
Neapolitan Mastiffs should be purchased from reputable breeders.
Neapolitan Mastiffs are hard to breed, since their characteristics are achieved through a combination of recessive genes.
Il Neapolitan Mastiff - Breeders of Neapolitan Mastiffs with the breed standard, and pictures of their dogs.
www.neapolitans-breeders.com /neapolitans-breeders.htm   (934 words)

 rec.pets.dogs: Neapolitan Mastiffs Breed-FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
This article may not be sold for profit nor incorporated in other documents without he Author(s)'s permission and is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
Characteristics and Temperament The Neapolitan Mastiff displays a graphic illustration of one of the most impressive and remarkable breeds that is in existence today.
Health The Neapolitan Mastiff is concidered a sturdy, healthy breed but like many other breeds is not free from all heath problems.
www.faqs.org /faqs/dogs-faq/breeds/neapolitans   (1973 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiff, neapolitan mastiffs, dog breeders, puppies
Adult intact Neapolitan Mastiff males tend to not tolerate other adult intact males.
A solid base of obedience and socialization is mandatory for the Neapolitan Mastiff.
Prefers to be close to their family - whether that is out or in the house.
www.puppydogweb.com /caninebreeds/neapolitan.htm   (244 words)

 Ironstone Neapolitan Mastiff - Your source of information on Neapolitan Mastiffs
It is a result of studying the bloodlines of the dogs, of going to Italy to see the dogs and the methods of husbandry which the Italians employ in raising these dogs, of attending shows in Italy and other countries of Europe to see which lines of dogs were the typiest and most sound.
It is the result of photographing and video taping hundreds of Neapolitan Mastiffs all over Europe and the USA and studying their facial and body structure so as to completely understand the term "typical mastino expression" as referred to by the Italians.
It is result of years of purchasing many dogs from Italy and breeding certain dogs to others, studying the results, and with continual tracking and examination of all aspects of resultant puppies, determining which dogs would best be suited to satisfy the mission of the Ironstone breeding program.
www.ironstone.net   (615 words)

 Neapolitan Mastiff
In the world which we know, among the different and primitive geniuses that preside over the evolution of the several species, there exists not one, excepting that of the dog, that ever gave a thought to the presence of man.
he Neapolitan Mastiff is one of the ancient and rare breeds of dogs.
The Neapolitan Mastiff's massive head, heavy jowls, and wrinkles are compelling enough to deter any intruders.
www.canadogs.com /BreedNeapMastiff.htm   (313 words)

 Dogstar Kennels: Neopolitan Mastiff
For modern classification, the Neos are considered one of the working breeds, but their history reaches back to the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans, where they were bred primarily as gladiator dogs and war dogs.
The first known showing of the Neapolitan was in 1946 at the first dog show ever held in Naples.
Since Neapolitans are still rare in the United States, it is important for breeders to preserve the standards set by the Italian FCI.
www.dogstarkennels.com /neo.html   (314 words)

The 6th in the name Neapolitan 6th refers to the fact that the chord most often appears in 6/3 position.
If we use the 6th scale degree from minor and add b2 as a chromatic neighbor to scale degree 1, we can generate a chord that is identical to the Neapolitan in structure, but functions to embellish the tonic as a neighbor note chord.
When using the Neapolitan to embellish the tonic, it is very easy to generate a parallel fifth.
www.utexas.edu /courses/mus612b/fmain/fdocs/notes/neapolitan.html   (1598 words)

 Complete Guide to the Neapolitan Mastiff: Its History, Neapolitan Mastiff Standard, Breeders, Neapolitan Mastiff Puppies
We dedicate this effort to those who brought the Neapolitan Mastiff beast back from the edge of extinction and to those who love and care for their descendants today.
He feels that the two contributing factors leading to the frequent occurrence of Cherry Eye (herniation of the lower lacrimal gland) in the Neapolitan Mastiff are 1) the delayed developement of basilar connective tissue and 2) the increased cerebral pressure caused by the early use of choker collars.
Champion Sansone I di Ponzano, 1977 and Mose, Italian Champion, 1985 considered by the author to be a good example of the midway point of northern and southern Italian breeding.
www.neapolitan.com   (1244 words)

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