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Cane Corso

These fairly big dogs are solid and sturdy, yet surprisingly elegant too.

About the Cane Corso

Highly adaptable, responsive and agile, Cane Corsos are used across the world as guardians of property and livestock.

At a glance, the Cane Corso may appear to be an intimidating dog, but underneath they are intelligent, eager to please and incredibly loyal to their human companions.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
Italy
Group
FCI Group 2, AKC Working Group
Size category
Large
Avg life expectancy
10–12 years

Resilient / Protective / Agile / Obedient

Key facts

  • Makes a great guard dog
  • Needs an experienced owner
  • Requires outdoor space

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