Perro de Presa Canario facts

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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Presa Canario: The Ultimate Balanced Guardian Family Dog

Presa Canario: The Ultimate Balanced Guardian Family Dog

The Presa Canario, also known as the Canary Mastiff or Perro de Presa Canario, is a Molosser type dog originally developed for working with livestock. They are very powerful dogs native to the Canary Islands. They are known to be very affection and possess loyal characteristics. Body: Bred for their muscular ability and strength, yet with very affectionate personality, Presa Canario is the ultimate dog for families who are up for the challenge, and want to reap the rewards, should have. Although these dogs may look very intimidating, they can be obedient and calm, especially when they have proper...

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14 Interesting facts about Perro de Presa Canario

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. The Presa Canario breed is a Molosser type dog which was originally developed for working...

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