History of Cane Corso

Cane (KAH-NAY) is Italian for dog, and Corso ( KOR-SO) relates to the Latin cohors, “guardian.” The Cane Corso is an Ancient Protection Breed that has been adapted to be suitable for home and family protection. Today, they are the premier all-around mastiff breed.

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GROUP: Working (AKC)

HEIGHT: About 23.5 to 27.5 inches at the shoulder

WEIGHT: Proportionate to height, typically 80 to 120 pounds

COAT: Short and coarse

COAT COLOR: Black, gray, fawn, and red; brindle is possible in all colors, may have black or gray mask, and may have small patches of white

LIFE SPAN: 10 to 12 years

TEMPERAMENT: Reserved, quiet, gentle, calm, stable, even-tempered