Cane Corso
Italian Mastiff

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Other Names
Italian Mastiff, Sicilian Branchiero, Cane di Macellaio, Cane Corso Italiano

Origin
Italy, 1600s

Use
Companion, Security

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 10-11 years of age on average

Weight & Height
80 to 140 pounds & 22 to 28 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Bloat, Cherry Eye, Demodectic Mange, Ectropion, Entropion, Hip Dysplasia

Physical Description
Large, muscular and powerful dog that hasa wide head with a short, broad muzzle, strong jaws and a slightly undershot bite. The eyes are dark and the nose is black. The medium size ears are drop or semi-erect or cropped erect. The tail is thick and docked.

Temperament
A good dog with its family, although this dog can be aggressive with strangers and should be socialized from with people from an early age. This breed is not for everyone and should only be for an experienced handler that knows the breed.

Training
Highly trainable

Living Conditions
This dog will do ok in an apartment

Grooming
Brush occasionally to removed dead hairs

Exercise
Moderate. Needs regular daily exercise

Coat Texture
Thick, dense, harsh coat

Coat Colors

Black

Blue Fawn

Red

Fawn

Black Brindle

Blue Brindle

Chocolate Brindle

Red Brindle

Chestnut Brindle

Black

Blue Fawn

Red

Fawn

Black Brindle

Blue Brindle

Chocolate Brindle

Red Brindle

Chestnut Brindle


Puppies
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Recognition
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club
American Pet Registry

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Debra Briggs

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Breeders

Cane Corso Breeders

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