Definitely do not use a shock collar in this manner. That will almost certainly backfire in so many ways and is entirely unnecessary. You can housetrain a puppy to eventually go to the bathroom three times a day in one spot, in relatively short order. It just requires a little while of working with your puppy based on what a puppy is capable of at different stages of puppyhood and some diligent supervision on your part.
Molosser is a category of solidly built, large dog breeds that all descend from the same common ancestor. The name derives from Molossia, an area of ancient Epirus, where the large shepherd dog was known as a Molossus.
Dear John (Ask The Dog Guy), I have a 5 month female Presa Canario and she’s an awesome pup. She’s very chill/smart, now knows about 6 commands, obeys fairly well, waits patiently until told to eat, and is very food motivated. We train every opportunity we have and I try to take full advantage of
The Problem With Cane Corso Breeders That Potential Owners And Everyone That Loves The Breed Should Know About
You will find a fair number of articles about the Cane Corso breed on this site. You’ll also find I’ve written a book for those interested in one day getting a Cane Corso puppy, or for those that have one that is still under 12 weeks of age. It’s called The Five Most Common Cane
Should A Self-Described Dog ‘Mom’ With Large ‘Fur-Baby’ Experience Take On A Five-Month-Old Cane Corso With An Iffy History?
I have been the Mom of two English Mastiffs going on 13 years. My oldest past away and now I have my baby who is four. Recently a family member obtained a Cane Corso. The pup is now 5 months old, left in a crate most of the day, still not house trained and has
FWIW, I don’t recommend agility for a Cane Corso. It’s not the activity, it’s the exposure to other dogs and people in a competitive off-leash setting, combined with the guarding genetics that can really catch Cane Corso owners off-guard somewhere between their Cane Corso hitting 18 months and 3 years of age. Particularly the males.
Thor (Cane Corso) does not care for elderly people in the least though, and I, along with a couple of trainers, do not know why or what it is. You can usually tie a behavior towards a specific set of people towards things that happened in the past, but we got him at 12 weeks. He has always had a dislike of the elderly, (people 70 plus) and I am thrown by this.