King Cali and Bella – Presa Canario Puppies for Sale in California

We are pleased to announce our litter of SocalPresa King Cali and SocalPresa Bella Litter!

  • Litter Born November the 23rd of 2017! and will be available for permanent homes on January the 18th 2018!
  • Fawn and Brindle of both genders are available and picking is in order of deposits.
  • You can reserve a puppy by clicking this link, or visiting the Presa Canario Puppy Reserve link above.

Bella is an astonishing great mother who has produced 3 previous litters that all turn out to be enormous and strong Presa Canario dogs.
We strive to keep the authentic Presa Canario genes with extremely low Continue reading “King Cali and Bella – Presa Canario Puppies for Sale in California”

SocalPresa King Cali & Nina (N3) Litter 3 – Perro de Presa Canario Puppies for Sale

We are pleased to announce our litter of SocalPresa King Cali and SocalPresa Nina Litter 3!

  • Litter will be expecting to arrive October the 27th of 2017, and will be available for permanent homes right before Christmas!
  • We will be expecting mostly Black Brindle Presa Canario Puppies just like her first litter with King Cali.
  • You can reserve a puppy by clicking this link, or visiting the Presa Canario Puppy Reserve link above.

Nina is a great mother who has produced 2 previous litters, one being the now famous tittle of “SocalPresa Tyson” which is 28 inches at the withers, and built like a semi truck! Continue reading “SocalPresa King Cali & Nina (N3) Litter 3 – Perro de Presa Canario Puppies for Sale”

14 Interesting facts about Perro de Presa Canario

Commonly known as the Perro de Presa Canario, the Presa Canario breed’s ancestry includes some input from the Bardio Majero (now extinct) as well as some from the English mastiff. Developed in the Canary Islands, which is located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa, this breed of dog is extremely huge and if you look at face-to-face you’ll probably be stunned by their massiveness and fierce looks. Here are a few interesting facts about this breed which will definitely leave you awestruck.

  1. The Presa Canario breed is a Molosser type dog which was originally developed for working with livestock.
  2. This breed originally comes from the Canary Islands while their origin goes all the way back to the Roman Empire times. The Presa Canario breed was developed in between 43 and 89 AD. In the initial years, this breed was seen fighting along with the Romans during the Roman Conquest of Britain.
  3. The name, “Perro de Presa Canario” comes from the Spanish language, meaning “Canarian catch dog”. The title itself means that this dog was kept in the previous times to be bred and trained to catch bigger animals such as wild boar, as well as to protect the livestock from outsiders.
  4. These dogs are specifically developed from mastiff and bulldog type breeds, particularly bred for their strong muscular build.
  5. They have a very dominant and willful nature but can turn out to become calm and obedient if properly trained.
  6. This breed of dogs is headstrong and powerful so they require proper and consistent training.
  7. The Perro de Presa Canario have a strong and muscular build, with a height that ranges between 21 to 29 inches and weighs between 80 and 150 pounds.
  8. These dogs have a long life of about 12 years on average with relatively fewer genetic issues (some might develop hip dysplasia and epilepsy).
  9. Even though they have a harsh coat but they don’t require excessive bathing or care and remain totally perfect with the occasional clipping and care.
  10. Physically, this breed looks very muscular; has thick skin, dense bones, and a massive head with a large jaw.
  11. These dogs are considered to be very aggressive in nature and get out of control if the owner isn’t knowledgeable and experienced one.
  12. No matter how aggressive people say these dogs are, the people who’ve kept them have often commented on how this breed is very protective of its property and families, always keeping a watchful eye on any threat coming in their family’s way.
  13.  The Presa Canario breed is known to be bold and fearless in nature, for this very reason they’re often kept for protecting livestock, security work and personal protection, in all parts of the world.
  14. This breed is banned from ownership in Australia and New Zealand, largely because the administration of these countries believe them to be aggressive as well as have the audacity to inflict serious wounds on someone if attacked.

10 Reasons why you should own a Presa Canario

The Perro de Presa Canario , or simply Presa Canario is a special breed of dog that will quickly become a loving family member. In Spanish, the name translates to “Canarian Catch Dog” and originates from the Canary Islands in Spain. Presa Canario’s are generally perfect family members for families that have had large dogs already. Presa Canario’s are not recommended as first time dogs as, if they are not trained properly, they can be aggressive towards other dogs or strangers. However, with the appropriate training and just a touch of love, the Presa Canario can be life long friends and a monumental companion for you and your loved ones.

Here are 10 reasons why the Perro de Presa Canario is the perfect dog for you.

  1. Keep you fit

Let’s be honest. Staying in shape these days is easier said than done. With work, kids, bills to pay, and dinners to make, finding the time for yourself to go to the gym can be difficult. However, owning a Presa Canario would require you to walk the dog almost every day in order for you and your dog to bond the best. This would get you out in the world, and get your blood flowing! Spending this time will let both of you clear your heads and return to stability. I know it sounds spiritual and maybe crazy, but trust me, you will be happy you walked together.

  1. Protection for your Family

The Presa Canario is a big dog that can be intimidating to unwanted visitors. It is essential to train your Presa Canario so they won’t attack just anybody, but these loyal dogs will make sure any unwanted visitors turn on their heels and go the other way. Visually this breed is heart stopping whey they are upset and even scary when sitting doing nothing. Make sure you yourself are in top condition mentally to harness the best in your puppy.

  1. Great Hunting Companion

Presa Canario’s were originally ‘catch dogs’. They are perceptible hunters and will help you if you are ever out in the woods and in need of some help.

  1. Great Help with Livestock

If you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to round up some sheep, it might be a good idea to have a Presa Canario at your side. Presa Canario’s were originally used for helping out with farm and ranch work. Their agility, and large stature makes it easy for them to round up livestock, getting the job done quicker.

  1. They Will Become your Best Friend

The old saying, ‘dogs are man’s best friends’ certainly includes Presa Carnario’s. These dogs will be loyal to you and your family. There is no question of their loyalty, only the question of will you actually deserve it? Seriously they are amazing. With proper training, your Presa Carnario will always be at your side, and will be the best cuddle buddy for when you’re relaxing and watching TV.

  1. Easy on the Allergies

Presa Canario’s do not shed much hair. So if you are allergic to dogs, a Presa Canario might be a good option for you. As long as you brush them once every week or two, they do not leave much hair around, which is great for your sinuses! And your vacuum. Short haired and we have found some Presa Canario’s have very coarse hair, while some has slightly longer and softer fur.

  1. They are Astounding Creatures

There probably isn’t a puppy on this planet that isn’t adorable, and the Presa Canario is no exception. However, when they grow up, the Presa Canario is a sight to behold! They are large, thick, and muscular, and have a distinctive shaped head. They can be quite intimidating if you’re on their bad side, so training them for obedience and protection is essential.  That being said, they are beautiful dogs that will protect you if you ever need protection.

  1. They have an Extreme Bond with the Family

When you give your Presa Canario a lot of friendship, love, discipline, and a good home, your Presa Canario will think of you as one of their own.

  1. They will increase your confidence in yourself

The Presa Canario is not a dog for people who have trouble asserting their dominance. If they sense that they are the alpha dog, you will have a tumultuous relationship with your Presa Canario. However, if you assert that you are in fact the alpha dog, your Presa Canario will treat you like the leader. This will increase your confidence because being the leader of your house is a good feeling.

  1. Perfect camping companions

Ever been staying in a tent in the woods, and you hear a sound in the bushes? You pull your sleeping bag over your head and hold your breath, hoping it’s not a bear or a cougar? With a loyal Presa Canario at your side, even the meanest grizzly will be scared of your dogs loud barks. No seriously you can go back to sleep and dream of bacon because your protector has you covered.