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Perro de Presa Canario vs Catahoula Leopard Dog vs Boxer – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Perro de Presa Canario vs Catahoula Leopard Dog vs Boxer" Compare Perro de Presa Canario and Catahoula Leopard Dog. Which is better: Perro de Presa Canario or Catahoula Leopard Dog or Boxer?
Name Perro de Presa Canario Catahoula Leopard Dog Boxer
OriginsSpain United States Germany
Group Guard Dogs Working Dogs Working Dogs
Popularity Rank43939311
Reviews121
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Other Names Canary Catch Dog, Canarian Molosser, Presa Canario, Dogo Canario, Presa, Canary Mastiff Catahoula Hog Dog, Catahoula Cur, Catahoula Hound German Boxer, Deutscher Boxer
Breed Type Cross Breed Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1904 as a Working breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section.
Breed Recognition 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 American Canine Registry America's Pet Registry Dog Registry of America Inc. North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. United Kennel Club Animal Research Foundation American Rare Breed Association Foundation Stock Service American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club Canadian Canine Registry
Price $1200-$3000 $300-$500 $600-$1200

General Appearance - Perro de Presa Canario vs Catahoula Leopard Dog vs Boxer

Size Large Large Medium Medium
Weight 80-100 pounds (36-45 kg) 55-80 pounds (16-37 kg) Male: 60-70 pounds (27-32 kg), Female: 53-65 pounds (24-29 kg)
Avg. Weight 90 pounds (40.5 kg) 67.5 pounds (26.5 kg) Male: 65 pounds (29.5 kg), Female: 59 pounds (26.5 kg)
Height 21-25 inches (55-65 cm) Male: 22-26 inches (56-58 cm), Female: 20-24 inches (51-61 cm) Male: 22-25 inches (56-63 cm), Female: 21-24 inches (53-61 cm)
Avg. Height 23 inches (60 cm) Male: 24 inches (57 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm) Male: 23.5 inches (59.5 cm), Female: 22.5 inches (57 cm)

Hair & Care - Perro de Presa Canario vs Catahoula Leopard Dog vs Boxer

Coat Smooth Smooth Waterproof
Colors Fawn Silver Brindle Red Black Blue Brown Red Tricolor Tan Brindle Gray Silver Black Brindle White Fawn
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Perro de Presa Canario doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Catahoula Leopard Dog requires minimal grooming.
Effortless: The Boxer requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Perro de Presa Canarios shed none to minimal.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are low shedders.
Boxers shed moderately.

Characteristics - Perro de Presa Canario vs Catahoula Leopard Dog vs Boxer

Temperament Calm Gentle Suspicious Dominant Strong Willed Alert Energetic Independent Loving Protective Courageous Gentle Intelligent Loyal Brave Confident Fearless Intelligent Playful Bright Energetic Friendly Loyal
Intelligent Rank
Average: Perro de Presa Canario's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Catahoula Leopard Dog's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Boxer's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Perro de Presa Canarios are quite easy to train.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are quite easy to train.
Boxers are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
Perro de Presa Canarios, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Boxer is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Perro de Presa Canarios have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are less sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Perro de Presa Canarios are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are highly affectionate dogs.
Boxers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Perro de Presa Canarios need for social interaction is average.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs need for social interaction is average.
Boxers need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Low to Average: The Perro de Presa Canario rarely barks.
Low to Average: The Catahoula Leopard Dog rarely barks.
Low to Average: The Boxer rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Perro de Presa Canarios are one of the best watchdogs.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are one of the best watchdogs.
Boxers are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Perro de Presa Canarios are extremely protective guard dogs.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are extremely protective guard dogs.
Boxers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Perro de Presa Canario has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Catahoula Leopard Dog has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Boxer has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Perro de Presa Canarios have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Boxers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Perro de Presa Canarios have average wanderlust potential.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs have average wanderlust potential.
Boxers have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Perro de Presa Canarios have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Boxers have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Apartment Friendly
Perro de Presa Canarios are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Boxers are apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Perro de Presa Canarios don't adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Boxers 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.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Boxers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Good With - Perro de Presa Canario vs Catahoula Leopard Dog vs Boxer

Stranger Friendly
Perro de Presa Canarios are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Boxers are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Perro de Presa Canarios are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
Boxers are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Perro de Presa Canarios are not cat-friendly dogs.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Boxers are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Perro de Presa Canarios are not dog-friendly.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Boxers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Perro de Presa Canario is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Catahoula Leopard Dog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Boxer is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Perro de Presa Canarios are not the best breed for elderly people.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Boxers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Perro de Presa Canarios do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are generally with other pets.
Boxers are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Perro de Presa Canarios are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Boxers 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
Perro de Presa Canario breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Catahoula Leopard Dog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Boxer 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.
Not really
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 - Perro de Presa Canario vs Catahoula Leopard Dog vs Boxer

Health Issues
Perro de Presa Canarios are commonly healthy dogs.
The Catahoula Leopard Dog is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Boxer is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Bloat Cryptorchidism Demodectic Mange Dilated Cardiomyopathy Hypothyroidism Luxating Patella Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Bloat Deafness Hip Dysplasia Allergies Aortic Stenosis Bloat Boxer Cardiomyopathy Cancer Corneal Dystrophy Deafness Demodectic Mange Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism
Life Expectancy 9-11 years 11-13 years 10-12 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Perro de Presa Canarios are high energy dogs.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Boxers are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Perro de Presa Canarios have an average exercise need.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs need a lot of exercises.
Boxers need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Perro de Presa Canarios don't need too much sleep.
Catahoula Leopard Dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Boxers don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 3 to 5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals. 3 to 4.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
High: The Perro de Presa Canario breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Average.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Medium
The Perro de Presa Canario has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Catahoula Leopard Dog has an average chance of bad smell.
High
The Boxer has a high chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Perro de Presa Canario is an average drooler.
The Catahoula Leopard Dog is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Boxer is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Perro de Presa Canario vs Catahoula Leopard Dog vs Boxer

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 7-9 puppies 8-12 puppies 2-10 puppies, average 6

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