Cane Corso Information

Cane CorsoThe Cane Corso looks intimating – which is exactly the point. He descends from the Canis Pugnax, an ancient Roman dog breed that was used to hunt wild animals and serve in battle. In later years, he acted as a watch dog overseeing his owner’s property. His strong, athletic build and assertive, confident nature give him a tough demeanor. In reality, he’s an affectionate, smart dog who’s intensively loyal to his family.

Speaking of family, the Cane Corso gets along great with kids and other pets. He does well with training, although you should make sure this breed gets plenty of exercise to stay on his best behavior.

This breed has increased in popularity in recent years – what’s old is new again apparently!

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 11in - 2ft 3in     Weight: 90-120lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 13 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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