The Cane Corso is a beautiful, smart, and loyal dog. There is nothing this dog can’t do. Now imagine the Cane Corso mixed with a Rottweiler, a Cane Corso Rottweiler Mix if you want! How does that sound?
Or maybe you’d like more a Cane Corso Presa Canario Mix, or maybe a Cane Corso Great Dane Mix? Well, we’ll talk about all of those mixes and more!
We know that crossbreeds are a bit tricky, not many people like them. Mostly those who want to “preserve the bloodline of purebred dogs”. Whatever that means. But, isn’t the most important thing that the dogs are healthy?
Cane Corso basic breed info
Let’s first cover some basics about the Cane Corso. This breed was recognized as a breed in 2010, and last year they took 25th place of the most popular breeds in the US according to the AKC.
The Cane Corso is a Mastiff-type dog. They are big, intimidating, and scary-looking dogs, but despite their looks, they are loving and kind dogs.
This breed is large and muscular When it comes to their weight, a full-grown Cane Corso female weighs between 88 and 99 pounds. Males are of course bigger and weigh between 90 and 110 pounds! This breed is not only heavy but very tall too! Males are between 25 and 27.5 inches at the shoulders, whereas females are between 23.5 and 26 inches.
Their coat is short, but they still have a double coat that protects them from the heat and cold. Their coat color can range from black, gray, fawn, red, or brindle. The texture of the coat is coarse, thick, and sometimes tufted.
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This breed isn’t for first-time dog owners. they need a strong hand, who will show them what they can and can’t do. They will thrive with an owner who will be consistent and train and socialize them. Basically, Someone who will give them good leadership and prevents the dog from acting out.
Some people say they are aggressive, but they don’t have to be. With the right environment, they won’t ever show aggression. If you train and socialize them well, they will be loving and a great family dog.
Cane Corso Rottweiler Mix
The Cane Corso Rottweiler Mix needs a responsible owner. Because both of his parent breeds are working dogs, the Cane Corso Rottweiler Mix needs something to do too.
They will be the happiest when they can serve and protect you and your home. This is a powerful mix, they are confident and don’t shy away from attacking anyone who is a threat.
But, they require a lot of work, training, and socialization. With this dog, it’s important that they listen to you, and that they are socialized. By that, we mean that they get exposed to as many people, animals, and places as possible while they are still puppies. Only with training and socialization will they grow into a well-behaved dogs.
Just like their parent breeds, the Cane Corso Rottweiler Mix is a large dog. A full-grown is between 22 and 27 inches tall and weighs between 80 and 120 pounds!
They have a short, double coat that can be dark blue, red, fawn, and gray in color.
Both the Cane Corso and the Rottweiler are heavy shedders, so that’s what you can expect from the Cane Corso Rottweiler Mix. This is why daily brushing is advised. Besides this, make sure you take care of your dog’s teeth and bathe them every three months or when they get dirty.
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Cane Corso Presa Canario Mix
The Cane Corso Presa Canario Mix is a crossbreed between the Cane Corso and Presa Canario. And it’s needless to say that this mix is a large dog. Because of that many people think they are aggressive, but that’s not true. They are very affectionate dogs, but also strong-willed.
But, even though they are generally calm and loving, you can still count on them to protect you. They won’t ever let anything bad happen to their family. Just like it is with any other breed training and early socialization are a must.
The good news is that they are intelligent dogs, so training them won’t be hard. Just remember to use positive reinforcement. That’s the best way of training any dog.
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When it comes to their size and weight, we already said that they are large dogs. The male Cane Corso Presa Canario mix is in the range of 100 pounds to 130 pounds, females weigh within 90 pounds to 110 pounds. Male Cane Corso Presa Canario mix is between 24 inches to 27 inches tall, and females are between 23 inches to 25 inches tall. Their coat is short and is usually brindle color, but it can also be other colors depending on how the parents look.
Cane Corso Great Dane Mix
The Cane Corso Great Dane Mix is also called the Italian Daniff. Great name, right? Well, this mix is also a great dog! Just like the name suggests, this is a cross between the Cane Corso Italiano and the Great Dane. And this dog is massive! The mix is between 35 and 36 inches tall at the shoulders and weighs 115 to 130 pounds!
Obviously, because of their size, they might not be the best apartment dog, they need a family with a big house and a large yard.
The Cane Corso Great Dane mix is big and seems intimidating, but they are actually loving dogs. They are loyal and protective and make good companions. Basically, you could say they are gentle giants who wouldn’t hurt a fly. If they don’t have to of course. If they sense a threat or danger to their family and home, they will do anything to protect them.
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They are very intelligent and can learn any trick or command. But, it’s also important to properly socialize them while they are still puppies.
The coat of this crossbreed is short and they almost don’t shed at all. Their coat can be in many colors, for example black, lilac, blue, fawn, or brown. They have a muscular body and long, floppy ears. This crossbreed looks a lot like the Great Dane.