Knatchbull Bullmastiffs :: Perm. Reg :: Dedicated to the breeding of championship dogs for over 2 decades!  We are located in South Western Ontario, Canada!

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2016/2017 breedings:

Planned Breedings:

1st:  Can. Ch. Knatchbull's Afair of the Heart - "Bridie" will be bred with Am. Can. GCh. Knatchbull's 5th Avenue Marquee.


2nd:  Am Can Ch. Knatchbull's Millrose will be bred with


3rd:  Ch Knatchbull's Run for the Roses will be bred with Am. Can. GCh. Knatchbull's 5th Avenue Marquee.


Reservations strongly recommended for the special breedings planned in 2016. 

Important:  If I have not called you back when you left a message on my answering machine, sorry, but it may have been erased due to a power failure which we have frequently at our home and the dogs pressing the button to hear the messages for fun.  Please call again or email me!

Just for the Knatchbull record book:

In 2011, another 15 puppy litter from our Raven by Maestro.


Our oldest Onan, just 22 days short of his 13th birthday.  Onan's sister Jewel passed away recently reaching the grand age of 13 years+ in 2012  lovingly cared by her  owners Rob & Trish Wilson.

In 2008, Ch. Knatchbull's Bold Brunhilda who was bred to Ch. Onan of Knatchbull 10 + years of age broke Jorja's huge litter of 14 puppies record. Hilda producing 15 puppies on Sept. 5 , this is the new record for litter size for Knatchbull!

It is with great pride that we can offer these outstanding stud dogs to approved quality bitches!

Am. Can Ch. Knatchbull's Kentucky Zachery "Zach", a powerful athletic red fawn boy with perfect bite and good size.


Can. Ch. Knatchbull's 5th Avenue Marquee, multi Best of Breed & Group placer, our handsome deep red fawn boy!  Multi group placing and currently #1 Bullmastiff in Canada.

Fresh chilled semen can be shipped  worldwide successfully to most destinations due to the new semen extenders.

Try this refresh body spray:  Mix 1 cup witch hazel, 1 cup rubbing alcohol and a few drops of spearmint oil.  Combine in a spray bottle and mist over your dog or horse.  Will not harm animal even under a coat and smells great.  I use it on my horses & dogs all the time for a quick refresh!   Helene

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Knatchbull has produced over 50+ Champions holding titles in three countries. We have produced Best in Show National Specialty winners in Canada, Multiple Award of Merit winners in Canada and the United States at National Specialties, Winners Dog and Winners Bitch at American Bullmastiff National Specialty with record entries, Multiple group winner at All Breed Level, Top Obedience Bullmastiff in Canada and ranked among top 10 in the Working Dog Group. Most of our dogs are owner/breeder handled to their prestigious wins!!

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Exciting news for us here at Knatchbull!  We want to wish the best of luck to Andrea Malatestinic and Marquee, BISS, MBPIS Am. Can. GrCh Knatchbulls 5th Avenue Marquee, as they will be showing at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog show in New York city on Feb. 16!  We are so excited about this young boy and what the future has in store for him.  WISHING THEM BEST OF LUCK IN NEW YORK CITY AT THE WESTMINSTER DOG SHOW!

Marquee Westminster

Introducing our newest stud dog for offer at Knatchbull Bullmastiffs:      Cdn GCh Knatchbull 5th Avenue Marquee - "Marquee", after very limited showing so far in 2015, Marquee is currently #1 Bullmastiff in Canada and is 1 pt away from his US championship with 4 majors in 4 weekends of showing across the border, including a Group 1st Owner Handler in Kalamazoo MI.   At not yet quite 2 years of age, we are excited for what the future holds for this young impressive boy.   With the wonderful pedigree that is behind him, by Am /Cdn/UKC Ch. Knatchbull's Saxon 5th Avenue ROM & out of Am/Cdn Ch. Knatchbull's Millie of Sanrose, we are hopeful that he will follow in his father's footsteps to become an exceptional sire as well.   He already has 1 litter of 13 lovely puppies on the ground so far.   Marquee is OFA preliminary hips good & elbows clear and OFA Cardiac clear & OFA/CAER eyes, with all of his final clearances planned to be done as he turns 2 years old.

Marquee Eries shores 2015


Derby aba 2014

Derby pictured above shown expertly by Andrea Malatestinic winning Best Brindle at the ABA National Specialty 2014 in Gettysburg USA under judge Ms. Patricia Laurans.

Brace 2014

Rose & Millie & me winning Best Brace at the ABA National Specialty 2014 in Gettysburg USA.  What fun it was working the girls together!

Marquee is a big handsome boy!  He obtained his Canadian Championship at 8 months of age, and by the time he turned 12 months of age had won 5 All Breed BPIS, 10 BPIG and 8 Working Group placements.  He is #7 Bullmastiff in Canada and at the time he turned 12 months old, he was #5 All Breed Puppy and #2 Working Dog Puppy in Canada.

Marquee 2014 US

Bridie puppies 1

Bridie puppies 2

Bridie puppies 3

Champion Knatchull's 5th Avenue Marquee winning Best Puppy at the Bullmastiff Fanciers National Specialty on May 17, 2014 and later in the day winning another Best Puppy in the Working Group at the Kitchener Kennel Club.

Marquee BPISS

New Champion, Back to Back Best Puppy in Show, Best of Breed and Group 4th at the Windsor Kennel Club in March under respected judges Wendy Paquette and Michelle Scott, our Champion Knatchbull's 5th Avenue Marquee owned and handled by Andrea Malatestinic, DVM.  This young handsome boy loves to show and perform in the ring.  He is only 8 months of age!

Marquee BPIS 1Marquee BPIS 2

I want to thank Brian & Barbara Shell and my dear friend Anne Pogontsis for all their help and making it happen at the showing of Zachery & Millie at the Westminster, NY 2014.    Here is Zachery in the ring at the Piers.

Zachery Westminster 2014

We would like to congratulate our first Columbian Champion Knatchbull's Leo Messi of La Balsa at only one year of age, owner - handled by Luis Augusto Cortes & Maria Romero.   Leo Messi like his sire our dear Leo makes us proud.  Thank you Luis & Maria, wishing always the best in and out of the show ring.

Leo Messi 1

Leo Messi 1

Best Bullmastiff Puppy in Columbia 2013 Knatchbull's Zebra La Balsa always owner handled by Maria Romero & Luis Augusto Cortes.  Our striped beauty who has matured out more wonderful!  Great job done Maria.

Zebra 2014


Big Win for Zachery at the American Bullmastiff Specialty held  in Altanta GA Sat. Oct. 26, 2013 with a big entry of 271+ bullmastiffs!  Am Can Ch. Knatchbull's Kentucky Zachery won Best of Opposite Sex under respected judge Denise Borton.  Zachery is owned by Brian Shell and was handled by Breeder Helene Hansmann.   He showed beautifully that day for me.

Zachery ABA BOS

Our Sillie Millie, Am. Can. Ch. Knatchbull's Millie of Sanrose showed at the American Bullmastiff Specialty in Atlanta GA and made it to the third cut, she loved to come back into the show ring, even after nursing her puppies 4 months ago for over 5  weeks.

MILLE aba 2013


Gr. Am.Ch. Can. &  UKC Ch. MBISS MBISS Knatchbull's Leopold Bloom

It is with great sadness that on Oct. 2, 2013, we had to put our Leo to rest. due to Lyme Disease.  He was diagnosed 2 years ago with this horrible tick disease,  we did our best to extend his life as long as possible, he loved life and is much missed here.  Thank you to all who supported our Leo.

I will be putting up my article on Lyme Disease, to learn about this disease, signs and prevention.

Saxpm Sl;ect 2013

"Saxon" winning Select Dog at Ontario BFC Regional Specialty August 10, 2013 under respected breeder-judge Rick Blanchard.  Saxon proves he is still a competitive powerhouse even at the age of 2 months shy of 7 years! 



Pictured above is our Derby winning Best Brood Bitch at the Ontario Regionals with 2 puppies, Toby & Rose.  Other photos is our Rose winning Best Puppy and Reserve Winners Bitch at Ontario BFC Regional Specialty 2013.  Both puppies just turning 6 mos of age.


Congratulations to Canadian UKC Champion Knatchbull's Bold Cadence Am/Can Ra & RN for winning back to back Best Altered Dog in Show at the Scarborough Kennel Club on March 9 & 10, 2013.  A proud weekend for Andrea Malatestinic, DVM and me.  KK just loves to show off her big floating stride around  the show ring!

Leo in the snow 2013

Leo enjoying the winter of 2013 that won't go away.

We have a new
Canadian Champion Knatchbull's Run for the Roses - "Derby" who obtained her title on Dec. 1st at the Brantford Kennel Club.  Our big beautiful brindle girl.

Derby & Anne US Major


RIP Onan

Rest In Peace Onan...dear friend . Dec. 22, 1998 - Nov. 29, 2011



Big Raven 2

Ch. Knatchbull's Raven who had 15 puppies hiding in her belly just days away before coming out to the world!


BFC National 2011 Leo

Ch. Knatchbull's Leopold Bloom wins Canadian National Bullmastiff Specialty on Oct. 29, 2011.Ch. Knatchbull's Leopold Bloom wins Select Dog & Grand Champion at the ABA Nationals Specialty Oct. 15 2011 under respected breed judge Helene Nietsch in Kentucky.


ABA National Leo 2011

Champion Knatchbull's Leopold Bloom wins  Best in Show at Seaway Canine Club on Mother's Day on May 8th and another BIS on May 22 at the Kitchener Dog Show and BISS at the Bullmastiff Fanciers Regional Specialty on May 21. This is Leo's 3rd BIS for 2011 and 4th in his show career! Check out Leo's site for the new BIS photos.


3rd BIS Leo

Dressage Dakin

Pleased to announce that Dakin's Solution & Helene Hansmann are Champion Ontario Cadora & Reserve Champion at the Caledon Cadora for 2010 in the Training Level Adult Amateur Dressage.  In 2011, we will  compete in First Level.

Millie & Leo

Leo is an Onan son.
Millie & Leo Ch. Knatchbull's Leopold Bloom wins Best of Breed at the Connecticut Working Dog Specialty with a supported entry of 50+ bullmastiffs at specialty on Sat. March 20, 2010! This is Leo's first US Specialty win, giving him a BISS title!  Later that evening he made cut for a group placing.

Am Ch. Millie

Pictured above is new American Canadian Champion Knatchbull's Millie of Sanrose (OVC) winning another 5 point Major obtaining her title with 3 -5 point Specialty majors.  Millie is an Onan daughter.



The Big Boys of Knatchbull - Leo, Tavian & Saxon (L to R)

Oscar and his new friend.


 EXCLUSIVELY @ KNATCHBULL - "iggy" Dressage Stock Ties!

New product: Pre tied Stock Ties (3 designs) European Ruffle, Kris Cross and Bib design Stock Ties for the rider who competes in Dressage at all Levels. 

These stock ties will be on display under Anchor Stables products.  Check out these beautiful unique original design and fabric found no where else in North America!  They are worn on dressage riders in North America & Australia.  I will be having a table at Caledon Cadora Shows in the beautiful Orangeville Fairgrounds.  Check out Caledon Cadora Webs site for show dates.  New fabrics available in Taffeta, organza and eyelet and new fabrics introduced.  Will travel to your stable to show these fabulous stock ties.

Knatchbull has produced over 50 Champions holding titles in three countries. We have produced Best in Show National Specialty winners in Canada, Multiple Award of Merit winners in Canada and the United States at National Specialties, Winners Dog and Winners Bitch at American Bullmastiff National Specialty with record entries, Multiple group winner at All Breed Level, Top Obedience Bullmastiff in Canada and ranked among top 10 in the Working Dog Group. Most of our dogs are owner/breeder handled to their prestigious wins!!

This site showcases and informs clients about Knatchbull Bullmastiffs and reflects all the hard work and dedication with us and new owners of Bullmastiffs that love them.

We hope you will enjoy your visit to Knatchbull's Bullmastiff web site and return soon as updates occur regularly.

Helene and Andy Hansmann        

  Champions of Knatchbull :: Collage consisting of Rochelle, Onan, The Three Amigos, Vindicta
Knatchbull Bullmastiffs
Ontario, Canada

 proud member in standing withCKC :: Canadian Kennel Club