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
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Perro de Presa Canarios on Embark
Explore some Embark dogs that share Perro de Presa Canario ancestry.