Height
60cm - 68cm
Weight
40kg - 50kg
Life expectancy
10-11 years

Description

The Italian Corso Dog is powerful and distinguished, has thick skin but no wrinkles, has short hair and comes in a wide range of colours.

Temperament

Devoted, willing to please, very smart and active, this breed is an excellent watchdog. It's great with kids and family members and is not a fighting dog.

Health problems

This breed is pretty healthy.

Exercise

Give this dog lots of regular exercise. It makes a good jogging companion.

Grooming

Occasionally brush the coat. This breed is a light shedder.

Living conditions

Apartment living is fine if it gets enough exercise. Living outside is also fine, as long as it has enough shelter.

Origin

The Italian Corso Dog is directed related to the Canis Pugnax, the old Roman Molossian.