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 muzzle , as usually in this case nose would be raised to high.

Case of ridged bridge of the nose should be eliminated from breeding.

Because the frontal bone is basically flat and ridge of the nose straight stop is defined but not abrupt. This aspect have big influence on typical head expression.

Edge of eye sockets above the frontal bone skin forms a very typical fold with goes forward the sides of the head.

Ewa Ziemska

Ewa Ziemska

Breeder and researcher of Presa Canario. Lived in Poland, London UK and presently stays in Kentucky, USA and traveled through whole Europe and 22 States discovering the breed. Speaks Polish, English and Spanish. Master of Science of Management and Computer Modeling and Engineer of Production Engineering of Kielce University of Technology. Avid traveler, photographer and dog book collector. Instagram @reygladiador