Fila Brasileiro Breed Profile


The Fila is a large, well boned dog with a deep heavy muzzle. The skin is the most defining feature with loose skin all over the body with dew laps mainly around the neck, and a short smooth and dense coat.


Black, fawn and brindle.


The Fila Brasilerio is known for their faithfulness to family and friends. With outstanding courage, determination, and bravery, the breed makes an excellent estate guard dog. The Fila Brasilerio is very obedient and has a high level of tolerance towards young children in his family.


The Fila Brasilerio is believed to have been evolved from a number of breeds, including the Mastiff, the Bulldog, and the Bloodhound. The breedsÆ amazing tracking and hunting abilities led to its prominence in North America and Europe.

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