Care Tips for the Presa Canario

Long held up as a national symbol of strength in their homeland of the Canary Islands, the Presa Canario is fast becoming one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States. Presa Canarios are prized for their unique talent as working dogs, their unparalleled loyalty and their sweet and gentle demeanor. There’s so […]

The Temperament and Behavior of the Presa Canario

Hundreds of years ago, natives of Spain’s Canary Islands lived side by side with an utterly unique breed of dog. This gorgeous animal was treated as a protector and companion. It worked alongside its owners. It featured prominently in legends. That dog was the Presa Canario, a hard worker and stalwart friend to its family. […]

What’s the Average Lifespan of a Presa Canario? Some Facts About the Breed

Are you potentially interested in bringing home a presa canario? If so, it’s important you do a bit of research about this relatively uncommon breed beforehand. Here are just a few examples of some things you should know about the presa before you welcome one into your family: It is a low-shed breed: One of […]

Where Did the Presa Canario Come From?

At Cabeza Grande Kennel, we are quite fond of the presa canario, and enjoy training and loving these dogs every day. But what exactly is the history of the presa canario, and where did the breed come from? Here’s a brief overview of the history of this breed of dog. The background It is believed […]

Does the Presa Canario Make for a Good Family Dog?

The Presa Canario is not exactly a common dog here in the United States, and those who are familiar with it are likely to know it as a guard dog. But there is plenty of reason to bring a Presa Canario home to your family! Here’s some information about the Presa Canario to give you […]