Dogs for Kids

All Dog Breeds

Dogs for Kids

Dogs for Kids

Hypoallergenic Dogs


Guard Dogs

Guard Dogs

Friendly Dogs

Friendly Dogs

Apartment Dogs

Apartment Dogs

Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs

Cane Corso

Cane Corso Breed Information

in depth information breeders in your area


The Cane Corso is a mastiff type dog, but without the very loose skin typical of mastiffs in general. The advantage to this is that it drools less. Cane Corsos are also smaller than regular mastiffs. Cane Corsos' ears are surgically cropped for aesthetic reasons.


Sponsored Links

Strong and agile

Country of Origin:

The Cane Corso originated in Sicily, Italy.


Cane Corsos range from 22-28 inches (56-71 cm.) in height.


A Cane Corso might weigh in the 80-140 pounds (36-63.5 kg.) range.


Cane Corsos may be black, black & tan, tan & fawn, red, chocolate or brindle.


The Cane Corso's short thick coat requires minimal care and only occasional brushing. Cane Corsos are light shedders.


Originally used for herding and guarding, the Cane Corso is somewhat aggressive with strangers and other dogs and is only recommended for an experienced handler. Cane Corsos make excellent family dogs, as they are quiet, loyal, intelligent and gentle with children. Cane Corsos make excellent guard and watchdogs and are very willing to please their families.

Health Concerns:

Cane Corsos are prone to bone and joint problems.

Life Expectancy:

A Cane Corso can be expected to live about 10-11 years.

Living Environment:

Cane Corsos are active dogs and require regular exercise. They make excellent jogging partners. Cane Corsos are happy to live outdoors provided they have shelter.

AKC Group:

The Cane Corso dog breed is not recognized by the AKC.

Cane Corsos - In Depth


Find Cane Corso Puppies
with our Free Breeder search!

Enter your 5 digit US Zip code or your 6-character Canadian Postal Code.

Click to

Or Choose a Link Below