Wzorzec Presa Canario: kufa

Is shorter then the skull. Represents 40% of total length of the head, around 10 cm. Its base is wide, of good fill due to well developed malar and lifting muscles, and decreases slightly towards nose. Top of the muzzle is straight and flat. It’s not advised to allow slightly convergent upper line of the […]

Zmiana koloru szczeniaka Kanarka

One of my most unique puppies X-Man (Xerxes) was born of very light colour with no stripes on his paws or legs. Within next few days and weeks his colour started to change going to dark grey brindle as you can see on photo on with he is 4 months old

Wzorzec rasy: głowa Presa Canario

Of brachycephalic type (heading towards mesocephalic), shaped like slightly elongated cube, without any strongly pronounced angels, wide and covered with well developed muscles. Presa Canario head should be massive, without excess and with harmony to the body size so the front and back of the dog are well balanced. Head that is to big affects […]

Międzynarodowe strategie hodowlane FCI

1. Introduction The goal in dog breeding is functionally healthy dogs with a construction and mentality typical to the breed, dogs that can live a long and happy life for the benefit and pleasure of the owner and the society as well as the dog itself. Breeding should be carried out in such a manner […]


Size and dimensions of Presa Canario – I was thinking with numbers to use but because there are so many slight differences in this I decided to stick with original writing of the book I use as reference (M.M.Bethencourt), this numbers are description of what was described as most desirable and even with slight differences […]

Presa Canario – wygląd ogólny

Presa Canario appearance: it’s a dog of medium size of robust body, rectangular profile and appearance of solidity. It’s function made it a versatile dog, used in the handling and subjugation of cattle, guarding and protection of property and as participant of pechadas (style of fight invented in Canary Islands) and build of this dog […]

Charakter i temperament

I was going to post this as comment on Presa grup but as it would just be scrolled down in a few and lost I thought I’ll keep it here. Mys Spanish is of very simple nature, and English isn’t my first language so excuse me possible errors of this translation. Translations themselves have always […]

Bullterier w magazynie „Mój Pies” z roku 1938

Not a Presa Canario again but I thought it might be interesting to see. This issue of magazine „Mój Pies” from Poland was released on 15th of march 1938. Dr Emil Hauck from Austria was one of the promoters of continental type of bullterier with more sublime style of head,, without exaggeration and great oponent […]

Presa Canario 100 lat temu

Another photograph by Tomas Gomez Bosh (1883-1980) artist from gran Canaria made in the first years of XX century. This picture is in collection of „FEDAC” provided from collection of Nestor Gomez Arroyo. Photography shows man with a dog and was made around years 1910-1920 in Gran Canaria. Note how much this dog resembles dogs […]