The Perro de Presa Canario A.K.A. the Canary Mastiff is a rare large Molosser-type dog breed originally bred for working livestock. The name of the breed is Spanish, means "Canarian catch dog", and is often shortened to "Presa Canario" or simply "Presa". 


Life span: 9 – 11 years

OriginCanary Islands

Weight: Female: 83–110 lbs (38–50 kg), Male: 110–130 lbs (50–59 kg)

Temperament: Suspicious, Strong Willed, Gentle, Dominant, Calm

Height: Female: 22–24 inches (56–61 cm), Male: 24–26 inches (60–65 cm)

Colors: Black, Brindle, Silver Fawn, Red Fawn, Red Brindle, Fawn


The Cane Corso from Italian cane and "Corso" from the Latin "Cohors" meaning "protector", also known as the Italian Mastiff, is a large Italian breed of dog, for years valued highly in Italy as a companion and guard dog. 


Life span: 10 – 12 years


Temperament: Trainable, Reserved, Even Tempered, Quiet, Stable, Calm

Weight: Female: 88–99 lbs (40–45 kg), Male: 99–110 lbs (45–50 kg)

Height: Female: 23–26 inches (58–66 cm), Male: 24–28 inches (62–70 cm)

Colors: Black, Black Brindle, Fawn, Grey, Red, Chestnut Brindle