Cane Corso are very intelligent, balanced dogs with an innate protective reflex and developed intuition. They are natural guards, who always clearly distinguish those around them, both people and animals, into friends and foes, and they always see the difference between the game, the threat and the real danger.
Cane-Corso – large, muscular dogs, the oldest representatives of the Molossian group and the national pride of the Italian dog breeding. The height of the dogs at the withers reaches 68 cm, and the weight is 50 kg.
Cane-Corso has developed muscles, these are strong, strong and at the same time elegant dogs. The body is somewhat stretched, the withers are pronounced, the chest is strong, developed, the back is even, strong and muscular, the loin is strong and short, the croup is long, slightly sloping, the limbs are strong and muscular. The head is large, typical for dogs, the muzzle is slightly turned up, the transition from the forehead to the muzzle is pronounced. The jaws are large, powerful, dense undershot, but a direct bite is allowed. Eyes oval, slightly protruding, as a rule, dark in color, but may be lighter in tone color, with a dark outline, a look attentive and curious. Nose with large nostrils, black. Hanging ears, triangular shape with a wide base, often cropped in the shape of an equilateral triangle. The tail is set high, thick at the base, stopped to the fourth vertebra; in the active state, it is held high, but not vertically, it does not bend. The skin is dense. The coat is short, thick, thick, shiny, with a weak undercoat. The color is quite diverse: black, gray, red and tiger, including various shades, there are small white markings on the paws, chest and back of the nose. Red and tiger dogs have a black or gray mask on their face.
Despite the impressive external data and hostility to outsiders, Cana Corso will never attack without a command or a serious reason. In the bosom of the family, they are calm, affectionate and obedient, they treat their loved ones incredibly anxiously and very much like to communicate with children, responsibly taking care of them and protecting them from dangers. When letting a dog go to a small child, you should not be afraid of its size: Cane Corso are well aware of their strength, they treat children very carefully and never offend them. Moreover, Canoe Corso is very upset and very sad that it will be understandable in its entirety if the child suddenly cries under his protection. This mission this strong, serious pet sees in the faithful and dedicated service to the owner and family.
Special attention deserves the devotion of the dog to its owner. Cane Corso are strongly attached to all family members and it is extremely difficult for them to endure separation from them, but these pets give their whole heart to one main person, the owner.
Attachment to the owner is very strong and does not disappear throughout the life of the pet. If a person betrays this faithful friend, the Cane Corso will never forget it and will miss him for the rest of his life. Therefore, you need to seriously think before you start this pet: Cane Corso cannot be acquired for the sake of prestige, you need to look for a protector and a best friend in it.
In general, Cane-Corso has good health, but one can note the tendency to such diseases as hip joint dysplasia, abdominal distension, as well as thyroid disease, allergic reactions and eye problems. Cannes Corso life span is about 10 years.
Most often, Cane Corso are contained in private houses and fenced courtyards, which they faithfully and faithfully guard. In the conditions of the street maintenance it is necessary to provide the dog with a warm, comfortable booth, as in the conditions of severe frosts the short-haired pet freezes quickly. Do not forget about the needs of Cane-Corso in communication, from time to time the pet must be run into the house, and in no case can not be deprived of his attention.
Often, Cane Corso is contained in apartments, but it is worth understanding that the dog requires daily long walks, loads and games.
In general, this breed is very unpretentious. The special attention requires wool of the dog, which periodically must be carefully combed with a stiff brush. The pet’s ears need regular inspection, dirt quickly accumulates in them, and it should be removed with a damp cotton pad or a handkerchief. The rest of the care Cane Corso completely standard.
Cane Corso – one of the oldest representatives of the Molossians. Their ancestors lived in ancient Rome, where they carried military and security services, and were also used as pickling gladiator dogs.
Strong, intelligent dogs were popular in the Middle Ages, we have come down to many numerous canvases and engravings depicting these dogs. During the Renaissance, the brave Corso inspired many sculptors and artists to create their masterpieces.