Presa Canario Information

This category has information about the Presa Canario feeding, training, care and many more articles that will help you with the life of your dog. All these articles have been assembled by experts at SoCalPresa, affiliates of SoCalPresa, or sources that have long been trusted ones.

What to feed your Perro de Presa Canario Puppy (Supplementation)

What to feed your Perro de Presa Canario Puppy (Supplementation)

We are always contacted on social media and our website on how our dogs look the way they do and what we feed them. This article is intended to help eliminate the guess work on which products we use and where to find it. We highly suggest using exactly what we recommend, and not a different version of it. So to avoid confusion even further, clicking the picture will take you directly to the product on Amazon!   Diatomaceous Earth This product is fantastic in keeping insects and worms at bay and eradicated entirely though a physical product. Pests cannot create a tolerance to this and it can be sprayed...

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Bullet Head 2017 – Featured Movie with Perro de Presa Canario!

Bullet Head 2017 – Featured Movie with Perro de Presa Canario!

Three career criminals find themselves trapped in a warehouse with the law closing in and an even worse threat waiting inside. Release date: 2017 (USA) Director: Paul Solet Production company: Nu Image Screenplay: Paul Solet Music composed by: Austin Wintory Producers: Paul Solet, Yariv Lerner, Les Weldon, Miloš Đukelić, Victor Shapiro, Raphael Swann, David Gardner Three dogs of the Perro de Presa Canario, a.k.a. Canary Mastiff breed were

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Introduction to Training the Perro de Presa Canario

Introduction to Training the Perro de Presa Canario

Training your Perro de Presa Canario is not an easy job for first-time dog owners. This breed requires a very stern owner and one that can give a decent amount of time to every day and reoccurring training lessons. One of the main things to keep in mind is that you need to have your family members also abide by the same rules and regulations that you put down for your Presa Canario. There is a hierarchy that needs to be obtained very early on in your puppy’s age, along with discipline that will not break your dog but make your dog. For instance you should never have your dog sleep in your bed as it may make...

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What is a Genuine Presa Canario Dog?

What is a Genuine Presa Canario Dog?

Tell me what a Genuine Presa Canario Dog is? Presa Canario is short for “Perro de Presa Canario,” which is Spanish for “Canarian catch dog” is a dog with a large-sized body that is thick, muscular and well-built. The breed originated in the Canary Islands off the coast of Spain, where the dogs have historically been used to herd large livestock.  The World Canine Association classifies the breed as a type of molosser, similar to a mastiff and is also been known to be the "Spanish Mastiff" or "Canary Mastiff".  The Presa Canario is a powerful, playful, loyal, and intelligent dog that...

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Solve your Presa Canario Problems BEFORE They Start (Part 1)

Solve your Presa Canario Problems BEFORE They Start (Part 1)

As a Perro de Presa Canario owner, you have selected your dog so that you and your loved ones can have a protector, a working dog, a companion and a four-legged family member. You invest time, money and effort to care for and train the family's new charge. Of course, this chosen canine behaves perfectly! Well, perfectly like a dog. THINK LIKE A DOG Dogs do not think like humans, nor do humans think like dogs, though we try. However, never try to "humanize" a dog. Unfortunately, a dog is incapable of comprehending how humans think, so the responsibility falls on the owner to adopt a proper canine...

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The Original Breed Standard for the Perro de Presa Canario

The Original Breed Standard for the Perro de Presa Canario

In the late 1970s, the author Manuel Curto Garcia of the Book "Perro de Presa Canario" set the first standard of the Perro de Presa Canario into words for an article published in Doggy People magazine. A breed standard is a description in words of what the ideal representative of a given breed should look like. This first standard was simple and was based on the descriptions of the Presa provided by old-timers who knew the dogs in the Canary Islands plus some specific dimensions- size and weight - based on the author's first Presa (a dog named Boby ). Boby, bred by Don Aleman, of Arucas, was a typical...

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