Mastiff

“What’s All This Talk About The Dangers And Difficulties Associated With The Cane Corso Breed?”, Woman With Puppy Asks?

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cane corso cuteness trap

We have a new Cane Corso. She is 11 weeks old and so far has been great and easy to train and correct. She’s been here a few days and has made a seamless transition to our home with 3 boys, 2 other dogs (one small mutt 3, one Dane 10) and is also totally [...]

Young Cane Corso With Multiple Red Flags Regarding Aggression

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Cane Corso Red Flags

Working hard perhaps, but not working smart. In most instances, the Cane Corso is a hobby level of commitment as opposed to a pet level. Not all but almost all of what you describe above are based on ‘All Positive/Purely Positive/Force-Free… .’ the arena of the amateur companion dog trainer and serious trouble for a Cane Corso owner.

Powerful Stud of a Cane Corso Aggressively Protective of His Food and Toys

– Posted in: Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters, Resource Guarding
Female Cane Corso With a toy

Our Cane Corso (named Tito) is about 14 months, and he is just a very powerful stud of a dog. He is extremely playful and well tempered, he responds to commands extremely well for a 14-month-old ball of muscle with extremely high energy, however, after adding a 2nd into the family pack Tito has become [...]

Cane Corso Dog Nervous Around Child

– Posted in: Aggression, Anxiety and Fear, Around Children, By Problem, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Children and Dogs, Dogs and Children, Mastiff, Molosser, Towards Children
dog nervous around child

I recently acquired a 2-year-old female Italian mastiff. She is a great dog, acts great around the adults, but something freaks her out when someone is on the floor. She is great with our 8-year-old grandson but nervous of the 1-year-old who spends a lot of time on the floor, she sometimes abruptly butts him [...]

Beware The Cuteness Trap – Tips For Cane Corso Puppy Owners

– Posted in: Aggression, Before You Buy a Puppy – Essential Reading List, By Problem, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters, Puppy Stuff, Tips
cane corso cuteness trap

The Cane Corso Puppy Cuteness Trap Recommended Reading For: Any companion dog owner with a Cane Corso under 18 months of age. People Interested in Owning The Cane Corso. Breeders of The Cane Corso (as a resource for puppy inquiries and buyers). Companion Dog Trainers that work with Cane Corso companion puppy owners. Veterinarians with [...]