Argual – year 1992

Gallery with old photos of Presa Canario. Didn’t put descriptions on the new version of website yet. There are 12 pages with this photos. Hope you enjoy http://reygladiador.com/presacanario/en/all-about-presa/history-of-presa-canario/historic-pictures/ – pictured dog is Ch. Argual born in 1992. Breed by Manuel Gonzalez Espinel belonged to Salvador Serrano Anton  

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

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 […]

Breed standard: face and muzzle

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 […]

Breed standard: skull

It’s length represents 60% of total length of the head. In general is as long as wide. Skull seen from the side is slightly convex on top starting from occipital bone with shouldn’t be visible and covered with muscles. Convexity of the skull have it’s finish at frontal bone with is basically flat. Skull as […]

What’s the purpose of having a working dog? It’s all about having a great companion in everyday life and every situation. If it’s not possible than how could this dog protect anybody. This is why I always wander how it is that some people would like to see them unsocial and extremely aggressive. How this […]