What is a Genuine Presa Canario Dog?

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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 is sure to stand out from the crowd. They are naturally wary of strangers and uninvited guests and same gender Presa’s can be known to not get along at the adult age. A true Presa Canario should be robust, have a long and healthy life with almost zero medical issues, and living up to 12 years. Training them or teaching them is not so difficult as long as no fear is shown by the family they are around and they are given their proper respect.

How Big Is a Presa Canario?

A full-grown Presa Canario is a big animal, with the United Kennel Club (UKC) describing the ideal height for an adult as between 21 and 23 inches at the Continue reading “What is a Genuine Presa Canario Dog?”