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Cane Corso

Size: Large

Weight: 80 - 140 lbs.

Height: 22" - 28"

Life Span: 9 - 11 years

Health Problems: Bloat; sensitivity to drugs (including anesthetics and insecticides). It is recommended that owners find a veterinarian that is familiar with Greyhounds and / or related breeds because their sensitivity to anesthetics can make routine surgeries more complicated.

Origin: Italy

Also Known As: Italian Corso Dog, Chien de Cour Italien

Group: Guardian

Category: Companion Dog, Guard Dog

Exercise Needs

The Cane Corso requires daily vigorous exercise.

Grooming Needs

The Cane Corso needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


The Cane Corso is an energetic, intelligent and loyal breed that can be aggressive toward strangers.

Compatibility with Kids

Generally good with children. Never leave unsupervised.


Dating back to the 1600s, this dog was originally used herd cattle and for dog fighting.

Dog Food for Your Cane Corso

Large Breed Puppy 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large Breed Adult 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of large breed dogs.

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support 6 lb. Front Counter

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

Reduced Fat 6 lb. Front Counter

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.