Tips for Training Your Presa Canario Puppy

So, you’ve made a choice to purchase and raise a Presa Canario puppy. Congratulations! If you’re willing to put in the work and time, a relationship with a Presa can be immensely rewarding. That said, owning a Presa Canario isn’t for casual dog owners. Indeed, most Presa breeders recommend that you not get a Presa […]

Are Presa Canarios Good with Kids?

Over the last several years, more and more dog owners have woken up and discovered the joys of bonding with the Presa Canario. These stately animals, cousins of the Mastiff, first popped up on the Canary Islands, a small chain just off northeastern Africa. For the first several hundred years of its existence, the Presa […]

What Is a “Pet Quality” Puppy?

If you’ve ever heard someone say they “just” want a “pet quality” puppy, chances are they are hoping to get a purebred dog (potentially for a lower price) to keep as a pet, as they’re not looking to enter the dog in shows. They simply like the breed and want to have one of their […]

Tips for Finding and Working with a Responsible Breeder

When you have a specific dog—like a Presa Canario—in mind, you’ll need to work with a breeder. However, not all dog breeders are created equal, and if you want a dog that is healthy and well-adjusted and hope to have a good resource for your chosen breed, you’ll need to do some legwork first. Here’s […]

Presa Canario FAQ

If you’re in the market for a new pup, you’re likely to spend much of your time cruising through the internet reading message boards and websites, searching for the perfect breed of dog for you. A decade ago, those sites may have been dominated by praise for retrievers and collies. These days, however, the noble […]