Perro de Presa Canario

Perro de Presa Canario

This large, protective Molosser-type breed is often referred to as a Presa Canario or simply “Presa”. These dogs were originally bred to work livestock, and now are often used as guard dogs. They’re loyal and docile to their family members and often alert or suspicious with strangers.

Illustration courtesy of the American Kennel Club

Quick Facts


Height

Male: 24-26in

Female: 22-24in

Weight

Male: 110-130lb

Female: 83-110lb

About this Breed

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Favorite Names

For Males

  1. Hank
  2. Gus
  3. Leo
  4. Frank
  5. Jackson
  6. Justice
  7. Charlie
  8. Brutus
  9. Diesel
  10. Lucky

For Females

  1. Bella
  2. Jilly
  3. Alice
  4. Amara
  5. Apollonia
  6. Asha Grace
  7. Autumn
  8. Astrid
  9. Azana de Cabeza Grande
  10. Alyria de Cabeza Grande

Common Locations

  1. Illinois, United States
  2. Texas, United States
  3. Ontario, Canada
  4. Florida, United States
  5. Kansas, United States
  6. Georgia, United States
  7. New Mexico, United States
  8. California, United States
  9. British Columbia, Canada
  10. Pennsylvania, United States

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