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Patrolling Cane Corso

– Posted in: Aggression, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Leash Specific Aggression, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
Healing the Heel

Thanks, in advance for taking the time to read this if you do get to it. I currently have a 14-month-old very large and beautiful brown male Corso pup. I call him a pup because I know until they are three they are ever changing. I’ve had experience with the breed before but been about [...]

Beware of Rescue Mills More Than Dogs

– Posted in: Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters, Rescue Mills
Beware of Rescue Mills www.askthedogguy.com

I just received a letter from an unfortunate 70-year-old man who was sold by a “rescue” an alleged Belgian Malinois with known aggression issues. We had talked last week about working together on those aggression issues. He informed me of what he described as, and what I’m sure was ‘the painful decision’ to return the [...]

Cane Corso Considered Aggressive and Unadoptable – Rescued by ‘Rescue’ and Rehomed

– Posted in: Aggression, All Positive AKA Force Free Dog Training, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
Cane Corso

Cane Corso Considered Aggressive and Unadoptable Rescued by ‘Rescue’ and Rehomed I just adopted a one yr (approx.) male Cane Corso who was on the kill list at the shelter. He was considered aggressive and unadoptable. He came to the shelter as a stray, adopted out twice, supposedly they were told no other dogs could [...]

Spay Neuter Advantages

– Posted in: Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
spay neuter advantages

I’m looking for your opinion regarding spay neuter advantages. Including the best age to spay and neuter a large breed dog. (Specifically a Cane Corso). I know that medically, there is little benefit to neutering, but can’t find actual evidence for behavioural benefits. Anecdotally (I work at a vet clinic) I would say there is [...]

My Cane Corso is Different – He Loves Everyone

– Posted in: By Breed, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters

Hi John, I have a 14month male, Cane Corso. He’s amazing and when I read all the above stories () I just can’t believe it! I feel very lucky. He’s truly a gentle giant. Well, he’s 110lbs so agile. Great with all other breeds and loves everyone. We are thinking of another Corso a female [...]

Puppy Critical Socialization, Fearful Puppy and Reputable Breeders

– Posted in: Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
fearful puppy

Why Are Some Puppies Fearful? I have a fearful puppy (four-month-old) cane Corso who I got from a very reputable breeder in New York. I have bonded very well with him and he’s fabulous with me he is also very good with my husband and four kids. The issue that I’m having with him is [...]