Presa Canarios: Past and Present

The original specimens If you purchase a puppy from Cabeza Grande Kennel, you are acquiring a dog with a distinguished history. That is why we are committed to responsible breeding practices that produce “total” Presa Canarios. Whether you seek a protector, companion or champion, the Presa Canario may be a good match for you. Here […]

Presa Canario Breeding Before Breed Recognition

Presa Canario Breeding Before the Presa Canario was recognized as a breed by the FCI, a Presa Canario breeder had specific priorities. It is likely not surprising to learn that breed recognition often changes standards, and breeders define new characteristics. Here is an overview of how Presa Canario breeding evolved with recognition. Desirable characteristics The […]

The History of Presa Canarios in America

The origin of Presa Canarios in the United States is a bit complicated. Much of this is due in part to the fact that there are two different breeds that are often confused for one another when the phrase “Presa Canario” is used. To truly understand the Presa Canario, you must acquaint yourself with its […]

Character Traits of the Presa Canario

Maybe you’ve seen a Presa Canario on social media, or a friend of yours has one already. Possibly you’ve been researching the best breeds for your lifestyle and that is how you first learned about the Presa Canario. This stunning canine breed is often misunderstood, especially as it pertains to their unique character traits. Often […]

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 […]