Cane Corso Temperament – Is This Dog Right For Your Family

Cane Corso Temperament – Is This Dog Right For My Family?

The name “cane” comes from the fact that the dog’s coat looks like a piece of cane. The breed originated in Spain, but was brought to America where it became popular among wealthy families. Today there are several breeds of corns with different characteristics and personalities. Some corns have been bred for show while others are well-bred pets. There are many types of corns, some are smaller than most labradors and some larger than other Labradors. They all share one thing in common: they’re very energetic and love to run around.

There are two main types of corns: Standard (or American) and Show (or Spanish). The differences are based on how the dog looks. In America, breeders focused on building a bigger, stronger dog so they could hunt larger prey.

This led to the development of the American type. These dogs have strong legs, a massive head and a short, thick tail. They also have shorter coats which are easy to maintain. In contrast, Spanish-bred dogs are smaller and more agile. They have long, thin legs, long noses, long ears and long tails. Their coats tend to be longer and require more maintenance.

Most corns will reach full adulthood between one and two years of age and live, on average, for 10 to 13 years. They grow rapidly during their first year and will often become larger than subsequent litters from the same parents. For this reason, many breeders kill “runts” (which are usually still around 50 lbs) at birth.

This means most dogs you see will be of uniform size. These dogs should not be confused with the American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT), an entirely different breed that’s often misrepresented as a “dangerous dog”.

Corns are generally calm dogs but can easily turn aggressive if they feel their family is threatened. They’re very protective and won’t hesitate to put their lives on the line to defend their owners. This makes them great guard dogs.

Outside of this protective instinct, they’re usually very tolerant of children. Unlike other guard breeds such as the German Shepherd, they’re not aloof and remain playful well into adulthood. They also get along well with other dogs and pets in general. For these reasons, and because of their desire to please their owners, they excel in competitions and other activities that require extreme levels of obedience.

These dogs are generally healthy but some can experience problems with joint disease or heart problems. They’re at an increased risk of getting bloat, which is the swelling of the stomach after gulping down food and water. This can be fatal and should be monitored in case surgery is needed.

In some cases, dogs have “cold noses” due to a lack of body hair. To help them stay warm during cold weather, you can buy special coats or put a blanket on them when indoors.

While these dogs are bred to work, they still need regular exercise to stay fit. They have a lot of energy and won’t get bored if you take them on walks or runs. These activities also give you a great excuse to explore your surroundings while spending time with your dog!

Corns can adapt to living in an apartment with enough exercise but they’ll be much happier if you have a yard they can run around in. They’re fairly large dogs so they’ll need room to roam.

There are very few downsides to owning a working breed. One possible issue is that they shed a lot so you’ll need to vacuum or sweep on a regular basis. There’s also the fact that some real hotdogs might take advantage of their protective instincts and try to make them guard illegal activities such as drug operations.

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This is very rare and most dogs aren’t stupid enough to bite the hand that feeds them but it could happen.

Overall, the working dog is a great choice if you’d like to get a dog that will gladly go on walks with you, play with the kids and protect the house. They can be a little rambunctious for older folks or those who aren’t very active but with proper training, they should remain as happy family members for at least a dozen years.

P.S. Since these are working dogs, many are in shelters or barely even known so you may not get exactly the color or markings you want but rest assured, you’ll be getting a great dog!

Do you own a working breed? How has your experience been and what kind do you have?

Tell us about it in the comments!

Keep chillin’,

Brian

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