Cane corso italiano
- Popularity: 6
- Training: 7
- Size: 8
- Mind: 9
- Security: 10
- Relations with children: 9
- Dexterity: 6
- Shedding: 4
Cane Corso Mastiff is believed to have descended from the old Roman military dogs. They were highly praised by hunters and farmers because of their tremendous strength, fidelity, speed, courage and readiness work. Throughout the Middle Ages, Cane Corso dogs were terrific hunters and wonderful pursuers.
Today, the breed is used on farms for hunting purposes, and also as a watchman, defender, for tracking and how police dog.
Cane Corso is bulky, massive, energetic, good folded dog with a strong and muscular body. Dog with wide head and short muzzle, with a black nose and strong jaws. The upper lip is inverted V. Eyes of medium size. The ears are medium sized, V-shaped. This dog is fat tail, coat short, coarse and glossy.
May have a small spot on the chest or legs.
Mastiff Cane Corso is fearless and very dedicated. Thanks to power dogs of this breed, they are not recommended for inexperienced owners. This dog is a good protector for the family.
Cane Corso as the protector of his property and the owners did not unparalleled. He is very smart and easy to learn. Noble, majestic and powerful, his presence is impressive. Dogs cane corso obedient and affectionate to their master, love children. Cane corso gets along well with cats and other dogs, however, he doesn’t should be left alone with very small animals.
This dog is easy to train. Training and socialization must be performed at an early age, otherwise this the dog can become aggressive. But with consistent training, Cane Corso can become a gentle and faithful dog.
Cane Corso has a very short, smooth and dense coat of wool, which should be severe to the touch, and somewhat rude. Wool should remain shiny, but should never be silky. This breed sheds little, so its cleaning should be sufficient plain.
It’s very easy to take care of a Cane Corso dog. It must be wiped with a damp cloth and sometimes combed with a brush with hard bristles. Of this will be sufficient. Cane Corso requires minimal care, although folds should be cleaned regularly around the mouth as this breed tends to drool (a little).
This is a very good guard dog and with its very well developed sense of smell it is also used by the police as sniffer dog.
Cane Corso is the perfect running companion and loves to go on long hikes with your master. This breed requires at least 90 minutes of exercise per day to support your muscles in great shape.
Interesting facts 1. Despite many years heritage, cane corso is almost extinct by the 1970s. Agreed upon breeding efforts have regained their numbers and are now popular The breed continues to grow in Europe and North America. 2. Name Cane Corso comes from two Latin words: canus (dog) and cohors (protector). Together they formed a phrase that took the value of a bodyguard dog. 3. The breed Cane Corso was depicted in many paintings, including Bartolomeo Pinelli. 4. Until 1988 Cane Corso was known only in the south of Italy and was even considered very rare. 5. Many celebrities proudly owned the Cane breed corso. The movie star Vin Diesel owned several, along with many other actors, sports figures and politicians.
Did you know? Cane Corso is a very smart breed dogs and requires the same experienced owner.
|Life span||10-11 years old|
|Height||Males: 62-70 cm Bitches: 58-66 cm|
|Weight||Males: 45-50 kg Bitches: 40-45 kg|
|Colour||Black, light gray, light red, dark red, brindle|
|Group||fighting, guard, hunting, guard, guard|
|Price||500 – 2000 $|