Cape Fear Cane Corso

April 3, 2020

Vito Indiveri is with Massimo Castrignano.

The hot years of recovery had not passed in vain and many people began to look at Dog Corso with new eyes. In particular I am talking about all those people who between the Capitanata, Gargano and Sannio had marked the steps of my own path in search of the essence of the Dog Corso. I remember them all, one by one, even those who are gone, I remember their faces and voices, the hundred...

January 17, 2019

1. What are your top tips for choosing the right Cane Corso from either a breeder or rescue?
Picking the right Cane Corso depends on several factors.  The first step is to find a breeder you connect with, one that you are comfortable working with, one you trust to give you the best fit for your family and needs.  The breeder you choose should know their lines, what temperaments and drives the pair they have bred will produce....

January 9, 2018

This is a compilation of photographs of various dogs in our lines. These lines have been imported and developed by Avalanche Kennels in America. The Old Italian lines are from Dyrium, Dei Dauni, Della Porta Di Pinta, De Lautaro, and many more.  We are continuing development with  the great tradition of the Italian Cane Corso.  Our Goals include keeping traditional temperaments with protection instinct and working ability....

January 8, 2018

The Cane Corso is a descendant of the Canis Pugnax,

dogs used by the Romans in warfare.

Its name derives from cane da corso, an old term for those catch dogs used in rural activities (for cattle and swine; boar hunting, and bear fighting) as distinct from cane da camera which indicates the catch dog kept as a bodyguard. In the recent past, its distribution was limited to some districts of Southern Italy, especially in Basilicat...

December 12, 2017

Pictured: Cape Fear's Preacher (RockyxSally), owned by Rachel Hattig of Senza Tempo Cane Corso in Austin, TX

So preacher saved my butt yesterday. We were on a rural hiking trail and we came up on a guy with a large fawn mastiff. The guy was already having a hard time controlling his dog so we quickly leashed up all of our dogs but Preacher. (I didn't bring a leash for him because he listens so well I don't ever need one.)

We wal...

November 12, 2017

General Appearance

Ancient Italian breed medium-large size Molossus Dog. Sturdy, with a strong skeleton. Muscular and athletic, it moves with considerable ease and elegance. It has always been a property watchdog and hunter of difficult game such as the wild boar.

Size, Proportion, Substance: A muscular, balanced, large-boned dog, rectangular in proportion. The length of the dog, measured from the point of the shoulder to the po...

November 12, 2017

So you want a Cane Corso?

You must be or you wouldn't be reading this.
As a breed they have a few features that some people find charming, but that some people find mildly unpleasant and some people find downright intolerable.
There are different breeds for different needs. There are over 200 purebred breeds of dogs in the world. Maybe you'd be better off with some other br...

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