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Presa Canario

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Presa Canario

Overview

The Perro de Presa Canario is a large Molosser-type dog breed originally bred for working livestock. The name of the breed is Spanish, means "Canarian catch dog", and is often shortened to "Presa Canario" or simply "Presa". The breed is sometimes also called Dogo Canario, meaning "Canarian Molosser". Equally wide and long the head of the Presa Canario breed is rather square and powerful with broad muzzle. The chest of the breed is broad and deep, rumps somewhat raised. The affectionate, the Persas are docile dogs. The Persas are bred to be family dogs and guardians as well, they are tremendous family protectors. These dogs are not trustful with the strangers, however, it can accept the unfamiliar persons if owner accepts. Generally alert, the Persa dogs are eager to protect the owner and property when situations demand. Typically a calm breed, however, it has an immense intimidating bark. It needs a strong and potent owner. It can get along with all members of the family equally. It makes an outstanding guard dog. it deter by appearance but not mentioned its ability to deal with any intruder. Alike other guard dogs, the socialization from early ages and obedience training must be conducted. Sometimes, it comes with dog aggression but true training and correct socialization can overcome it. It vies a lot of contests and do best in various types of conformations including agility, iron dogs, obedience, dock diving, schutzhund and various other working trials. Numerous are raised with different dogs, birds, cats and reptiles. To satisfy its migration instinct, owner should take it on daily pack walks. The rough and short coat is easy to groom, normal brushing is adequate, bathe and dry shampoo when necessary. It is an average shedding breed. The height the Presa Canario is 80 to 100 pounds and above height is 21 to 25 inches.

Presa Canario History

it is believed that the ancestry of the Presa Canario were local Bardino Mjero crossed with imported English Mastiff dogs. In 1800s the breed was originated in the Canary Island as a farm dogs. Later, the Island named after the dog. Initially, the breed was catch dog, caught wild cattle and boars. Initial talent of the breed was to guard the livestock from wild beasts and humans. For short periods, being the dog fighter, the dogs became a source of engagement for bored farmers. After a time, the dog fighting was banned, but some farmers continued to keep these dogs and work them as farm dog.

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Presa Canario Life Expectancy

The life expectancy of the Presa Canario is 09 to 11 years.

Presa Canario Appearance

Equally wide and long the head of the Presa Canario breed is rather square and powerful with broad muzzle. The chest of the breed is broad and deep, rumps somewhat raised. The breed has dense bones, thick skin, massive head and powerful muscles, jaws are large. Generally, the ears are cropped. The coat colors are fawn and a variety of brindles; white markings are occasionally seen.

Presa Canario Weight and Height

The height the Presa Canario is 80 to 100 pounds and above height is 21 to 25 inches.

Presa Canario Temperament

The affectionate, the Persas are docile dogs. The Persas are bred to be family dogs and guardians as well, they are tremendous family protectors. These dogs are not trustful with the strangers, however, it can accept the unfamiliar persons if owner accepts. Generally alert, the Persa dogs are eager to protect the owner and property when situations demand. Typically a calm breed, however, it has an immense intimidating bark. It needs a strong and potent owner. It can get along with all members of the family equally. It makes an outstanding guard dog. it deter by appearance but not mentioned its ability to deal with any intruder. Alike other guard dogs, the socialization from early ages and obedience training must be conducted. Sometimes, it comes with dog aggression but true training and correct socialization can overcome it. It vies a lot of contests and do best in various types of conformations including agility, iron dogs, obedience, dock diving, schutzhund and various other working trials. Numerous are raised with different dogs, birds, cats and reptiles. To satisfy its migration instinct, owner should take it on daily pack walks.

Presa Canario with children and other pets

If socialized well with other pets at home and children it may tend to behave gently with them. Usually it is good with considerate kids.

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Presa Canario Care and Grooming

The rough and short coat is easy to groom, normal brushing is adequate, bathe and dry shampoo when necessary. It is an average shedding breed.

Presa Canario Health Issues

The health issues are not known.

Presa Canario Training

These dogs are intelligent, submissive and highly trainable. These dogs being a working dog need a firm, consistent and gentle owner. The consistent, firm, solid, patient and gentle but positive training may infuse a nice temperament into these dogs.

Presa Canario Exercise

it can do well in apartment livings while supplied with sufficient exercises. Comparatively, the breed is inactive indoors and can do best with at least a yard of average sized. The Presa Canarios required a daily long walk; they should be taken on pack long walks. The breed excel on jobs and tasks, it must be supplied with tasks a jobs.

Presa Canario Group

Mastiff.

Presa Canario Recognition

The breed is recognized by FCI, APRI, AKC/FSS DRA, UKC and NAPR.

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