Powerful, athletic, and highly intelligent this ancient breed from Italy is likely the descendant of the Roman War Dog. Large and intimidating, its bark is not worse than its bite—to hunt fierce game and protect the medieval keep. These dogs need intensive training and a serious job, or they will make their own work, which could get them into mischief.
1. Cane Corsos 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Cane Corso Temperament and Training
3. Cane Corso Diet and Feeding
Cane Corso Diet
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Cane Corso Weight
Cane Corsos generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Cane Corsos. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Cane Corso with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.