Traquer – year 1985

Traquer son of Campeon de Irema Curto and Tirma born in 1983 in house of Mario Montequi. He belonged to Francisco de La Paz Ledesma. Picture from Encyclipedia published in 1985


1874 about Presa Canario? The illustrated book of the dog – Vero Shaw

The illustrated book of the dog – Vero Shaw – 1881 If you read the whole paragraph before going to highlighted area you will see that in the last part author say most likely about Presa Canario (Canary Islands are on African cost). Especially knowing description of the first Spanish-Bulldog Toro and than description of […]


Working dogs

Puppy Kropka de Rey Gladiador in her first days as working dog in traditional way on farm at River City Presas


Encyclopedia of Dog breeds by Hans Raber

Perro de Presa Canario showed and described in Encyclopedia of Dog breeds by Hans Raber, Swiss that died in 1998 at age of 90. Great dog fancier, cynologist. Known for multiple publications and books about dogs. He was responsible for deep studies about genesis of dog breeds. Honored with title of doctorate of university of […]


On structure of Presa Canario

Just don’t judge my ability to draw or details as I wanted to make just a sketch. Thought a little bit of bones shown on body will help understand some discussions we have at times about dogs structure. This drawing have a little worse hindquarters than I expected to draw, angulations should be slightly deeper. […]


Best mothers

Not very common view and because of this very precious photos and memories for me. Presas are not the easiest dogs to keep in groups. And this two made a very untypical friendship as both are very strong and easy to get into fight with other dogs. Yet with each other they made a special […]


New collar

A collar from www.pitman.pl ordered for my husband Jim: find him and his presas at www.rivercitypresacom and on instagram: @rcpresa (www.instagram.com/rcpresa)  


Bronca de Rey Gladiador

Colour of Presa Canario – part 1

Science never solves a problem without creating ten more – George Bernard Shaw Sitting here with a dog next to me, her head on my lap, eating some baked apples and  killing time of this wet, dark and definitely to long winter evening I decide to write. Just simple, short note about color of Presa […]