Profile of the Cane Corso

cane corso
cane corso


Life expectancy: 9 to 14 years
Character: docile, loyal and strong protective instinct
Height at withers: 60 to 68 cm
Weight: 40 to 50 kg
Colors: black, different shades of gray, deer red as well as fawn and brindle

How to find your Cane Corso

If you have decided to move to a Cane Corso, you can start looking for a suitable breeder. The breed is most common in their country of origin, Italy, in other countries, beautiful dogs are rather exceptional, even if the number of breeders is increasing. In Germany, for example, no officially registered Cane Corso puppy was born in 2002, but almost 15 years later, there were already more than 150 of them. However, you may not be able to find breeders in the vicinity and longer Consider the routes.

brindle cane corso
brindle cane corso

Nevertheless, you should take a critical look at “your” potential breeder: can you visit him at home, know the environment of dogs and parents? Does he patiently and expertly answer his questions of breeding and health care for his four-legged friends? Are puppies fully socialized? Do the parent animals make a balanced and healthy impression on the site? Last but not least: is the breeder interested in your requirements in order to be able to offer his protégés a good home? You should be able to answer “yes” to all of these questions before signing the purchase contract.

When handing over the puppy, which has been proven to have been dewormed several times, you must obtain a ration of its usual food in addition to a vaccination certificate and proof of pedigree, unless you have already arranged it in consultation with the breeder.

cane corso black
cane corso black

In all cases, avoid breeders who do not belong to an association and who offer a purebred Cane Corso at an affordable “bargain price”. Breeding requires a lot of breed skills and an exact selection of the appropriate animals in terms of character, type and health in order to avoid negative surprises – an investment of time and money that questionable breeders generally do not want spend because they are concerned about fasting Fill your own wallet. This affects not only you and young, often health-sensitive and unsocialized animals – a big problem with such an idiosyncratic breed – but also the parent animals, which are usually not kept optimally.

cane corso black & brown
cane corso

If you are looking to house an older Cane Corso, research, especially outside of Italy, may take time. Due to its poor distribution, the breed can rarely be found “to good luck” in local animals. However, research on the Internet is promising, where many animal welfare associations negotiate Cane Corsos or Cane Corso across national borders.

two king cane corso dogs
two king cane corso dogs

These are often clubs specializing in mastiffs and other Molossians. Organizations can usually assess the character of older dogs well and find out from a conversation with you whether the four-legged friend is right for your life and dog experience. Because although there are of course many well behaved Cane Corsos in mediation,

We hope you enjoy your extraordinary Cane Corso!

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