This is one of those races that almost intimidating look. But if you look closely, you can see that all the force of the Cane Corso also reveals a sweetness in your eye and a dedication to the owner almost blind. This is an excellent guard dog and companion, who will accompany the humans to the entire side without question.
If you are looking for one more element to increase the family, which is the companion of pranks, adventures and keep you always faithful, then the breed Cane Corso may well be the ideal solution.
It is a dog strong, agile, obedient, elegant and muscled, revealing, in addition to companion, a great guard dog and will defend your family against everything and everyone.
THE SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CANE CORSO
This breed is quite active and need physical stimulation and mental daily, at different times of the day, and it is recommended if morning rides, and at the end of the day, to avoid that from becoming restless and destructive.
Given that the nature protection and hunting, you should bet on the appropriate training since he is a dog, mainly to facilitate socialization, as the breed Cane Corso is not born with the gift of sympathy.
This dog can live in an apartment, provided that it is large and has an outdoor space, preferably on ground or lawn, so that you can exercise properly. In addition, it is not recommended to have slippery surfaces, under penalty of causing damage to the limbs and joints.
PHYSICAL OF THE CANE CORSO
This dog has a broad head, muzzle short and thick neck, and strong. Highlight the ears, triangular-shaped, broad, and hanging. The limbs are short and strong, possessing a strength out of the ordinary.
TEMPERAMENT OF THE CANE CORSO
Two walks per day and an outdoor space will be sufficient for the Cane Corso can squander all the energy accumulated. But be careful with physical activity while it is still puppy, because the joints and muscles are not fully developed until 18 months of age.
The mental training should be taken into account since small, as they tend to chew everything they catch.
THE HEALTH PROBLEMS OF THE CANE CORSO
These are the widespread problems most associated with large dogs, not meaning, as such, that the dogs of this breed will have necessarily any of these conditions. You should always speak with your veterinarian if you suspect some of these problems.
- Dysplasia defect.
TAKING CARE OF YOUR CANE CORSO
- Brush the fur with a natural bristle brush or mitt once a week and must use a conditioner to give shine.
- Brushing two to three times per week.
- Cut one to two times per month.
ORIGIN OF THE CANE CORSO
The origin of this breed dates back to the time of the Roman Empire, at which time they were used in offensive warfare, because they are large dogs, rugged and brave.
To the few, was also being introduced in the middle of agriculture, as had the ease in driving the cattle, in hunting large prey, in the protection of the houses, and also of the people. From an early showed his versatility, combined with the speed and agility, but this almost led to the disappearance of the breed.
At the end of the decade of 70 of century. XX, Giovanni Bonatti, Fernando Casolino, Luciano Malavesi and Stefano Gandolfi, retraced the race from a few specimens. In 1988, the race began to be displayed in exhibitions in Italian and in 1997 it was the turn of the Federation Cynologique International to integrate the Cane Corso to the list of races official.
FACTS ABOUT THE CANE CORSO
Its name has origin in Latin: cane derives from “canis”, meaning dog; and the corso derives from “corsus”, which means sturdy / robust.