Presa Canario Dog: Temperament, Price, Lifespan

Name: Perro de Presa Canario
Other names: Canarian Molosser, Presa Canario, Dogo Canario, Presa
Country of origin: Spain
Size Type: Large Breed Dogs
Group: Working Dog Breeds, Guard Dog Breeds
Life span: 9 – 11 years
Temperament: Gentle, Dominant, Calm, Suspicious, Strong-willed
Height: Females: 56-61 cm; Males: 60-65 cm
Weight: Females: 37–50 kg; Males: 49–59 kg
Color: black, fawn, red brindle, silver fawn, red deer, brindle
Price of puppies: $1,100 – $2,500 USD
Hypoallergenic: No

Presa Canario Dog Breed. Average cost: $1,800 USD

The Presa Canario Dog is a medium-sized, robustly built dog with a tough, straight coat. Massive and square head. The ears hang down naturally on either side of the head. They are set slightly above the eye line and can be cropped. The chest is wide and deep. The skin is thin and elastic. The tail, thick at the base, hangs down freely, slightly curving at the tip. Leaves the impression of a tightly built guard dog.

Dogo Canario or Perro de Presa Canario puppy

Especially suitable and traditionally used for the protection and grazing of livestock. Due to the peculiarities of this work, the dog must have strength, agility, courage, a large head, and powerful jaws. It is very obedient (when it comes to family members) and loyal to its owner, but suspicious of strangers and aggressive towards other dogs.

Alice White

Written by Alice White

Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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