Cane Corso Dog Breed
Cane Corso Dog Classification:
Cane Corso are working watch dogs.
Other Names: Cane Corso Italian
Mastiff, Italian Mastiff, Cane Corz, Cane
Mastiff in Foreign Languages:
Japanese: masuchifu, masutifu
Latin: canis villaticus,
Old English: ry■■a, ro■hund
Spanish: mastÝn, alano
Origins: The Cane Corso was initially
bred to hunt wild boar, they were also
used by the Romans as fighting dogs. The
Cane Corso is named for the Italian word
for dog, cane, and the Latin term cohors,
which means "protector" or "guardian."
Description: Cane Corso dogs have
massive heads and a large rectangular
body that are incredibly well muscled.
They have a broad head, wide chest with
Size: Cane Corsos are large dogs,
they weigh 88 to 110 lbs and stand 23
to 27 inches tall at their shoulder.
||88 - 99 lbs
||23 - 25 inches tall
||99 - 110
||24 - 27
Coat: Cane Corso have short sleek
coats that are gray, fawn or red, with
brindle variations. A black or gray mask
Disposition: Cane Corso are trainable
and tend to attach to a single person,
they can be strong-willed and protective.
Cane Corso are suspicious of strangers.
Type Dog: Cane Corso dogs are
Litter Size: Cane Corso give birth
to 5 to 7 puppies.
Behavior: Cane Corso dislike changes,
and are wary of new pets, and people,
so efforts should be made to socialize
them when they are young. Cane Corsos
have a strong protective instinct but
are highly trainable.
Traits: Strong-willed, loyal,
Country of Origin: Italy
Life Span: Cane Corso typically
live 10 to 12 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, CKC,