Category: Working Dogs
Facts about Cane Corso Dogs, "Scientific name for Cane Corso Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Cane Corso Dog is an Italian mastiff that is very fierce and loyal to its owners. Other Common Names for the Cane Corso dog are Sicilian Branchiero, Cane di Macellaio. The dog serves its masters with great care and aggression. Its very good at hunting game and guarding property. The Cane Corso Dog breed is very powerful, complex and has special needs. Early history, the Cane Corso dog was a good guard dog, used in war times, and a hunter dog of for bigger game. The name is derived from the Italian word for dog, "cane", and the Latin term cohors, which means "guardian" or "protector".
Cane Corso Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Cane Corso Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Cane Corso Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Cane Corso Dogs eye protected and moist. Cane Corso Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
You will easily identify the Cane Corso Dog by its massive head, rectangular body and its short coat that is black, fawn, red or gray.
The Cane Corso Dog breed is only recommended for experienced dog owners. If you are a new dog owner or have only had experience with soft dog breeds you are discouraged from acquiring the Cane Corso Dog. The Cane Corso Dog is not only large and powerful; it is also very intelligent, active and headstrong.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Cane Corso Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Cane Corso Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Cane Corso puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Cane Corso Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Cane Corso Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Cane Corso Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The Cane Corso dog requires a firm and consistent leader that is able to guide them well without being cruel or forceful. The Cane Corso Dog breed is not very demonstrative of his love for his family despite the fact that he loves his family to bits. Although the Cane Corso Dog will want to stay close to the master, they likes a lot of attention.
For you to comfortably live with the Cane Corso Dog you need to purchase him when he is quite young and from a breeder who raises him in a friendly environment. Train the Cane Corso Dog early in life by exposing him to social environments where he can meet and interact with friends and neighbors. Also ensure to take the Cane Corso to puppy kindergarten classes and ensure that you plan outings where he can visit local shops as well as businesses. This way the Cane Corso Dog breed is able to clearly distinguish between normal events and real threats.
The Cane Corso Dog is moderately active and needs to be kept busy with some kind of activity. The Cane Corso Dog also requires a wall surrounding of about 6 feet to keep him tamed. Do not allow the Cane Corso Dog to go chasing after neighbors cats or little dogs as it can kill them.
A Cane Corso Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Cane Corso Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Cane Corso Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Cane Corso Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Average body temperature for a Cane Corso Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Cane Corso Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Cane Corso Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Cane Corso Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The Cane Corso Dog weighs on averages around 80 to 120 pounds (36.2 to 54.4kg). The size of the Cane Corso dog 23 1/2 to 27 1/2 inches (60 to 70cm) at shoulder.
Colors of the Cane Corso Dog breed are, red, gray, black and fawn. brindle is usually in the mix of all the dogs. Can have gray or black mask, and may have small patches of white.
The number one heath problems amongst Cane Corso Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Cane Corso Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Cane Corso Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.The life span for the Cane Corso dog about 11 to 13 years.