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Cane Corso


Cane Corso profile

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Lifespan: 10-11 Years

Avg height: 60-68cm

Avg weight: 40-50kg

Coat type: Short, glossy coat.

Coat colours: Black, grey, fawn or red, with or without brindling, solid red and fawn have a black mask.

Originally bred for: Guarding, hunting, herding.

Breed traits: Devoted, loyal, protective, strong-willed.


A little about the Cane Corso


The Cane Corso is a strong, agile breed who is loyal and protective of their family. They make excellent guard dogs, but may not be an ideal candidate for the dog park. They benefit from an experienced handler and extensive socialisation.




The Cane Corso is predisposed to Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Cardiac disease, Entropian, Ectropion and Gastric Torsion (bloat).
Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.