Your favorite AKC dog breed is the fawn brindle Mastiff. This is the perfect breed gift, telling all about Mastiffs. A great dog lover gift on a t shirt, hoodie, mug, sticker, magnet, button, ornament - makes a great Mastiff Christmas gift. The Mastiff has a longer history than most; accounts of them date back to 55 BC. They are desribed as having grandeur and dignity. Physically they are large, massive and symmetrical. Lovingly referred to as 'The Gentle Giant', this breed is a member of the AKC working group.