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Breed Standards for the Cane Corso

 

 

General Appearance:

The Cane Corso is a muscular dog with a large body.

 

 

Head:

Its head is broad and the skull is wide, with a square muzzle.  The ears can be triangular or cropped.

 

 

Coat:

Thick, dense and harsh

 

 

Color:

Black, lighter and darker shades of gray, lighter and darker shades of fawn, and red. Brindle is allowed.

 

 

Size:

Height:  22 – 28”

Weight:  80 – 140 lbs

 

 

Temperament:

A highly trainable breed often used as a guard dog.  It can be aggressive with strangers.


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