Presa Canario is so much more than just protection dog. And among many qualities this dogs poses I cherish this one dearly. Their great sense of our state of mind, they know how we feel and they can adjust their behawior to us. While possessing great physical power they are extremely gentle and soft. I could say they act with empathy and understanding.
My grandfather suddenly became very ill and even thought he won this battle it left him permanently in bed and weak. He’s 94 years old, great man of extraordinary mind and wisdom. Xixi while visiting came to him and softly comforted him and managed to get the smile that wasn’t showing to much on his face. In the first stage it was pretty difficult to catch contact, my grandpa was hard to wake up and was incredibile hard to make even feed him or give him his meds. That’s when it occurred dog licking his face can do more wanders than any of our attempts and can even get him talking. I’m not sure how much this helped but I do believe it had it’s own small impact.
I wrote some of this earlier on instagram but wasn’t really sure whether to post it here as it’s a bit more personal, but maybe worth to show a little bit of different of dogs abilities than just biting a sleeve. Presas are so much more and deserve more from us. This breed is a total dog and a great family member and companion.
- Old photos of Presa Canarios - 14 February 2020
- The Character of the Presa Canario – by Paloma Iglesias Sanz - 29 January 2020
- History and Theories Surrounding the Origin of the Presa Canario - 29 January 2020