The Cane Corso, also know as the Italian Mastiff, is a very impressive animal with a large body mass, which was required when they were used to assist with pig hunting in the past. These days they are not used as much for hunting, but have found their way into our homes as a pet.
Some Cane Corsos still have some have an immense prey drive, which needs to be well managed through a capable handler. This breed will be happiest when having lots of space to run around and isn’t made for city living, or for the novice dog owner.
The Cane Corso needs a human who is a good leader that can go with him on long walks, and will also willingly share their couch with him! . They love affection and will try to impose their body mass of up to 80kg on you when they feel like it! Their impressive facial expressions will tell you exactly what they feel and express their current moods.
Cane Corsos make fantastic watchdogs and can easily keep unwanted guests away. You can rest easy that their overall presence and majestic statute will scare away any intruder.
|Life expectancy:||10-11 years|
|Monthly cost (food):||very high|