Canary Dog Breed Canary Islands

Perro de Presa Canario

Breed Fact

Country of Origin: Canary Islands
Hypoallergenic: No
Height: Female: 56–61 cm, Male: 60–65 cm
Weight: Female: 38–50 kg, Male: 50–59 kg
Color: Black, Red Fawn, Fawn, Brindle, Red Brindle, Silver Fawn
Life Expectancy: 8 – 11 years
Temperament: Strong Willed, Gentle, Calm, Suspicious, Dominant
Litter Size: 6 - 10 puppies
Health Problems: Generally healthy.

The Presa Canario will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised.

They are relatively inactive indoors and will do best with at least an average-sized yard.

The Presa Canario has a powerful, square head that is nearly as wide as it is long.

The muzzle is broad.

The chest is deep and broad. The rump is slightly raised.

This breed has thick skin, dense bones and powerful muscles and a massive head with a large jaw. The ears are usually cropped.

Colors include fawn and various brindles, white markings are sometimes seen.