Welcome to the website of Nuvola Bianca (White Cloud)
Neapolitan Mastiffs New Zealand.
"The English Mastiff may remind one of a classical English song, but the Mastino Napoletano is an Opera"
(Bas Bosch 2010)
Please browse through the website and feel free to contact me if you have any questions or just want to talk about Neapolitan Mastiffs
Stevie and Katniss have joined the Nuvola crew!! These are 2 females I found in terrible condition and have bought them home to us... Click here for their story...
AUGUST 2013 PUPPIES ARE HERE!!
Sapphire and Leo have welcomed into the world 4 puppies 1 male and 3 females. All doing well, Saff is a great protective mother and the pups are all fat and healthy... All pups sold...
Sapphire is confirmed pregnant! Well done Leo (although I think it was more my helping hand :). A couple of pups are yet to be reserved, please see puppies page for more info...Due 4th August.
Check out Leo and his buddies in the latest edition of the NZ Dog World magazine. This month the NZKC magazine focuses on the Neapolitan Mastiff. Leo is well represented and you can read about his adventures.
Members of the New Zealand Kennel Club receive the monthly magazine free, check out their website:
click the picture to be taken to the NZKC website
**In Feb 2013**
We are relocating to our farm, 55acres in Hunua just outside of Auckland. Also due this month is another Whiu baby (and another future handler!)
...Leo is busy working on his farm dog skills...
CLEO IS HOME!! - We are proud to welcome home Leo's first daughter, Cleo (original, I know). Settling in well and looking a lot like her daddy. Pics on her page to come.. Many thanks to Mani and Hiria for this bundle of joy :)
Leo and Magia are the proud parents of 3 puppies born 5th Nov! No puppies are available from this mating however check out the puppies page for upcoming litters...
**Congratulations to CH Magnufi Ruga and Lindsey, BOB NZ National Dog Show, Porirua, Oct 2012!! Leo RBOB and is now in retirement from the show ring**
(Leo breathes a sigh of relief)
Leos first music video!!
**Check out my new FAQ page!**
...Sept 5th 2012...
Fairport Magia is visiting from Rotorua!!
...Love is in the air...
If you would like to be considered for a
CH Ciccalone Leonidas CGCF X Fairport Magia puppy
(est due early Nov 2012) please see the Puppies page for more details.
Puppies will be whelped in Rotorua and potential owners will be carefully selected.
NOTE: If you havent had experience with large, powerful breeds before, don't get a Neapolitan, get a lab.
**June 2012** Alessio Mastini will be welcoming a new baby to the kennel soon. **Bliss is here - please visit her page** Leo is super excited about having new friends after his best friend was unfortunately taken too soon.
***October/November 2011*** Leo and I have been invited to speak at the Christchurch and Wellington Pet Expos. Christchurch 1st & 2nd October, and Wellington November 5th & 6th. If you are in the area come and visit!!***
***May 2011*** Check out Leo, Capri and the Whiu crew on Campbell Live!!
(Click the picture)
***May 2011***Leo takes Best of Breed at NZ National Dog Show in Fielding for the second year running!!
***March 2011*** Satine and Tika (PBGV) have qualified for the Finals of the Young Kennel Club Breed Handling Competition, to be held as part of the NZ National Dog Show in Fielding April 2011
**Sept 2010*** Leo has won Best of Breed at the 2010 NZ National Championship Show in Fielding. Well done Leo!!
Alessio Mastini, leading Neapolitan Mastiff in New Zealand.We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website. There's much more to come!