Category Archives: Presa Canarios

Working Breeds Love to Work!

A working breed dog is one of the most loyal and enjoyable companions a person can bring into their home. These long-cherished companions come from a diverse array of breeds. There’s the world’s most famous security dog, the Doberman Pinscher. The smaller Schnauzer is a real boon to any home (or property) under siege by […]

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The Presa Canario: Committed, Loyal and Alert

You might have gotten the wrong idea about the Presa Canario. These stout working dogs have a mistaken reputation for aggression. Part of this myth stems from the dog’s lamentable use in dogfighting. While physically built for the sport, the Presa Canario isn’t a violent dog—it’s a confident one. In fact, confidence is one of […]

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Exploring the Presa Canario’s Temperament

In the 1600s, Gran Canaria, a small island off the coast of Northern Africa, saw the appearance of a remarkable breed of dog. These gorgeous working animals quickly insinuated themselves among the people of Gran Canaria. They transcended their role as faithful followers to become part of the island’s mythos. Today, owners throughout the world […]

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