The Cane Corso is a beloved dog breed known for its confident, loyal, protective, trainable temperament and short, dense coat. Classified as a working breed, the Cane Corso is a large dog with an average weight of 88-120 pounds and a height of 23.5-27.5 inches.
This breed typically has a 9-12 year life span and requires a high amount of exercise per day. As for grooming needs, the Cane Corso has low to moderate grooming requirements.
In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at the Cane Corso’s personality traits, exercise and grooming needs, as well as common health issues associated with the breed.
Cane Corso Breed Information
Breed Group: working
Average Weight (lbs): 88-120
Average Height (in): 23.5-27.5
Life Expectancy (years): 9-12
Daily Sleep: 12-14 hours
Cane Corso Appearance
Coat Type: short, dense
Coat Colors: black, gray, fawn, red
Cane Corso Temperament and Personality
Temperament: confident, loyal, protective, trainable
Trainability: highly trainable, requires consistent socialization
Exercise Needs: high
Grooming Needs: low to moderate
Cane Corso Health
Common Health Issues: hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, cherry eye, entropion, ectropion, gastric torsion (bloat)
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