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Argentine Dogo vs Cane Corso vs Perro de Presa Canario – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Argentine Dogo vs Cane Corso vs Perro de Presa Canario" Compare Argentine Dogo and Cane Corso. Which is better: Argentine Dogo or Cane Corso or Perro de Presa Canario?
Name Argentine Dogo Cane Corso Perro de Presa Canario
OriginsArgentina Italy Spain
Group Guard Dogs Working Dogs Guard Dogs
Popularity Rank39037439
Reviews122
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Other Names Argentine Dog, Argentine Mastiff Cane Corz, Italian Mastiff, Cane Di Macellaio Canary Catch Dog, Canarian Molosser, Presa Canario, Dogo Canario, Presa, Canary Mastiff
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club as a Miscellaneous breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2010 as a Working breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale National Kennel Club North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Federacion Cinologica Argentina Backwoods Bulldog Club American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. National Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. United Kennel Club Foundation Stock Service
Price $2800-$5000 $1500-$2000 $1200-$3000

General Appearance - Argentine Dogo vs Cane Corso vs Perro de Presa Canario

Size Large Large Large
Weight Male: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg), Female: 71-77 pounds (32-35 kg) Male: 99-110 pounds (45-50 kg), Female: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg) 80-100 pounds (36-45 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg), Female: 74 pounds (33.5 kg) Male: 104.5 pounds (47.5 kg), Female: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg) 90 pounds (40.5 kg)
Height Male: 24-27 inches (64-68 cm), Female: 23-25 inches (60-64 cm) Male: 24-27 inches (64-68 cm), Female: 23-25 inches (60-64 cm) 21-25 inches (55-65 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 25.5 inches (66 cm), Female: 24 inches (62 cm) Male: 25.5 inches (66 cm), Female: 24 inches (62 cm) 23 inches (60 cm)

Hair & Care - Argentine Dogo vs Cane Corso vs Perro de Presa Canario

Coat Fine Dense Smooth
Colors White Chestnut Brindle Gray Red Fawn Black Fawn Silver Brindle Red Black
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Argentine Dogo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Cane Corso requires minimal grooming.
Easy to groom: The Perro de Presa Canario doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Argentine Dogos shed moderately.
Cane Corsos shed moderately.
Perro de Presa Canarios shed none to minimal.

Characteristics - Argentine Dogo vs Cane Corso vs Perro de Presa Canario

Temperament Sociable Loyal Protective Tolerant Loving Cheerful Loyal Social Courageous Quiet Calm Gentle Suspicious Dominant Strong Willed
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Argentine Dogo's has great intelligence.
Average: Cane Corso's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Perro de Presa Canario's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Argentine Dogos are quite easy to train.
Cane Corsos are easy to train.
Perro de Presa Canarios are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
Argentine Dogos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Cane Corsos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Perro de Presa Canarios, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Argentine Dogos have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Cane Corsos have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Perro de Presa Canarios have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Argentine Dogos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Cane Corsos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Perro de Presa Canarios are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Social Needs
Argentine Dogos need for social interaction is average.
Cane Corsos are a social breed.
Perro de Presa Canarios need for social interaction is average.
Barking
Low to Average: The Argentine Dogo rarely barks.
Low: The Cane Corso barks none to minimal.
Low to Average: The Perro de Presa Canario rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Argentine Dogos are one of the best watchdogs.
Cane Corsos are one of the best watchdogs.
Perro de Presa Canarios are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Argentine Dogos are extremely protective guard dogs.
Cane Corsos are extremely protective guard dogs.
Perro de Presa Canarios are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Argentine Dogo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Moderate
The Cane Corso has an average chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Perro de Presa Canario has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Argentine Dogos have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Cane Corsos have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Perro de Presa Canarios have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Wanderlust potential of the Argentine Dogo is strong enough to escape from home.
Cane Corsos tend to escape less than other breeds.
Perro de Presa Canarios have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Argentine Dogos have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Cane Corsos have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Perro de Presa Canarios have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Cane Corsos are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Perro de Presa Canarios are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Argentine Dogos adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Cane Corsos don't adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Perro de Presa Canarios don't adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Cane Corsos do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Fighting Dog Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Good With - Argentine Dogo vs Cane Corso vs Perro de Presa Canario

Stranger Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not stranger friendly dogs.
Cane Corsos are not stranger friendly dogs.
Perro de Presa Canarios are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Argentine Dogos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cane Corsos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Perro de Presa Canarios are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not cat-friendly dogs.
Cane Corsos are not cat-friendly dogs.
Perro de Presa Canarios are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not dog-friendly.
Cane Corsos are average friendly towards other dogs.
Perro de Presa Canarios are not dog-friendly.
Office Friendly No
Argentine Dogo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cane Corso is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Perro de Presa Canario is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Argentine Dogos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Cane Corsos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Perro de Presa Canarios are not the best breed for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Argentine Dogos do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Cane Corsos do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Perro de Presa Canarios do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Argentine Dogos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Cane Corsos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Perro de Presa Canarios are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Argentine Dogo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Cane Corso breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Perro de Presa Canario breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Argentine Dogo vs Cane Corso vs Perro de Presa Canario

Health Issues
Argentine Dogos tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Cane Corsos are commonly healthy dogs.
Perro de Presa Canarios are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems Allergies Cancer Deafness Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism Arthritis Bloat Cherry Eye Demodectic Mange Ectropion Entropion Hip Dysplasia Bloat Cryptorchidism Demodectic Mange Dilated Cardiomyopathy Hypothyroidism Luxating Patella Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Life Expectancy 10-12 years 10-11 years 9-11 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Argentine Dogos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Cane Corsos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Perro de Presa Canarios are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Argentine Dogos need quite a lot of exercise.
Cane Corsos have an average exercise need.
Perro de Presa Canarios have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Argentine Dogos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Cane Corsos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Perro de Presa Canarios don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 6 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: If you are feeding a high-quality dry food, your Corso will probably eat 4 to 5 cups a day. 3 to 5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Low to Average.
Average to High.
High: The Perro de Presa Canario breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Argentine Dogo has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Cane Corso has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Perro de Presa Canario has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Argentine Dogo is an average drooler.
The Cane Corso drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
The Perro de Presa Canario is an average drooler.

Reproducibility - Argentine Dogo vs Cane Corso vs Perro de Presa Canario

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 4-8 puppies 4-6 puppies 7-9 puppies

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