Cane Corso is a large breed that has excellent guard and security skills and which needs experienced to the owner. Corso are known for their strength, energy and commitment to any challenges. In Italy, the birthplace of the breed, you can still hear the proverb “brave as a corso”.
The main stages of development
- 1 The main stages of development
- 2 From 7 to 12 weeks – a period of socialization
- 3 From 12 to 16 weeks – a period of social dominance
- 4 From 4 to 8 months – the period of instinct “escape”
- 5 From 7 to 10 month – “teenager”
- 6 From 6 to 14 months – a period of fear
- 7 1-3 years: mature dog
- 8 Cane Corso Monthly Weight and Height Chart
- 9 Video – development of Cane Corso from 12 weeks to 1 year
from 3 to 8 weeks – a period of rapid growth
During this period, corso puppies go through the primary socialization. They leave the nest on their own and explore the world. The lessons learned at this stage are critical
Puppies that were excommunicated too early are usually more nervous and often bark and bite. Often this only happens because these are the lessons that the puppy had to learn from the mother and from their litter, were missed. Learning problems and further socialization can also often be attributed to puppies that were Weaned too early.
Starting from 3 weeks of age, puppies will recognize:
- basic patterns of dog behavior
- the meaning of a bite, and how it feels to be bitten
- values of different poses and their influence on mother and litter
- the meaning of barking and other sounds
- how to establish relationships and interact with others dogs
After 5 weeks, puppies begin to understand:
- the need to submit to the leader of the pack
- complex behaviors as well as the meaning of most sounds and pos
The mother of the puppies will growl and grab their puppies. clear signals about acceptable behavior. Shortly after birth for control over a young mother puppy will be short enough gaze or a barely noticeable growl. Puppies in the litter will also learn understand signals when communicating with each other.
Dogs that did not undergo proper socialization during this period, often become unpredictable, fearful, or aggressive. It is during this time that the dog must receive a positive experience interacting with new places, things and different objects.
Starting at 7 weeks, the puppy will begin:
- shift attention from mother to his surroundings
- show individual traits
- any painful or frightening experience can have a long Effect
During this period, the puppy needs:
- meeting new objects, places and people
- positive nature of impressions (encouragement, praise, treats and treats)
- a comfortable place where the puppy will feel in safety
- litter supervision and protection against being too active or too strong puppies
- gradually adapt to frightening situations, such as car or vacuum cleaner (do not push the puppy, let him get used to and adapt to the situation)
During these few weeks the puppy should see you in as the main leader. Now the main focus and focus Your pet should only be you.
During these few weeks, the puppy is very closely monitored up to you and your family. He selects suitable human reactions and behavior. He also begins to study hierarchy in his pack (family) and will try to find out in which place of this hierarchy he stands. It is with this that a sharp change in behavior has recently been associated such a small and cute puppy.
The puppy will start:
- question all authorities
- try to dominate
- grab a leash
- growl periodically
If the puppy becomes agitated, aggressive or growls, you should cease any activity with him. Also do not leave children with a puppy unattended and try to enroll the puppy in courses learning. Make sure all family members understand the transition. puppy growing up and your actions are coordinated – use “united front strategy.”
From 4 to 8 months – the period of instinct “escape”
During this period, the puppy will decide that he is ready to live alone, so you should show him that he should stay close and to come when his name is by name.
What will happen:
- puppy will become more independent
- he will go very far, often at risk the situation
- the puppy will start running from you
During this time in a non-enclosed area you should always keep a young dog on a leash. Continue to learn basic teams and reinforce proper behavior with praise and goodies. Use only positive teaching methods.
From 7 to 10 month – “teenager”
The puppy’s teens months is one of the most difficult periods for pet owners. Puppy can become naughty and unpredictable, during this period many owners and families start to doubt that they got a dog. Remember: you get what you invest in it now, take time and teach it good habits, the only way you get a dog about which dreamed of.
What will happen:
- puppy will become even more independent
- the puppy will be very energetic, often violent and enthusiastic
- he will be glad to meet new and interesting things
From 6 to 14 months – a period of fear
Your energetic and violent puppy will suddenly become afraid even familiar car sounds or music. You can see that he unexpectedly refuses to go up the normal stairs or he will be shaken when driving in a car.
A puppy who until recently was very confident will suddenly become resist new things. However, you should avoid extremes and be calm and consistent. Be patient and use positive methods – praise and treat when the puppy makes even unsuccessful attempts.
1-3 years: mature dog
Your corso puppy is pretty much physically complete will grow up. However, mentally, the dog still continue to develop and study many details of the world around her. during this period Corso:
- may start meeting strangers by barking
- can bark at anything he considers worthy of attention: noise on street, birds, cars
- games with other dogs can turn into a fight
- same-sex confrontation with other dogs may appear
- Corso will again try to rise in the hierarchy of his flock
You should again teach your dog how to greet guests in the house. Teach Corso to ignore dogs that he doesn’t like. Not let her be arbitrary and always clearly indicate her place in to your family. Take obedience courses and continue to use positive reinforcement methods.
Cane Corso Monthly Weight and Height Chart
Corso is a large breed with powerful muscles. Males reach in height 64-70 cm and gain weight 45 -fifty kg. Females reach a height 60-66 cm and gain weight in 40 -45 kg. The table presents average weight indicators of Cane Corso, so the development schedule Your puppy may not exactly match these numbers.
|Age month||The weight of the female, kg||Dog Weight, kg|
Video – development of Cane Corso from 12 weeks to 1 year
Photo of a Cane Corso puppy at 4 weeks (1 month)
Photo of Cane Corso puppy at 2 months
Photo of Cane Corso puppy at 3 months
Photo Cane Corso at 4 months
Photo Cane Corso at 5 months
Photo of Cane Corso at 6 months
Photo of Cane Corso at 12 months (1 year)