Are you looking for a dog breed that is both protective and affectionate? We've got the right one for you! The Cane Corso, originally from Italy, was formerly known as "the protector of women". In this article, we'll present five reasons why you should adopt a Cane Corso.

1. The Cane Corso is an excellent watchdog!

This breed is known for being a fantastic guard dog. In addition to being faithful and loyal, Cane Corsos would do anything to protect those around them. If you want to feel at peace and secure, the Cane Corso is perfect for you.

2. They have a close relationship with their family!

The second reason why we suggest that you adopt a Cane Corso is because of the relationship that this breed builds with its family. While they are defensive with intruders, they are as gentle as a lamb with the people who are close to them in their daily life. In addition, they are very affectionate and friendly. They get along wonderfully with children and watch over them. And if that wasn't enough, the Cane Corso is also endowed with a impressive intelligence that allows them to know how to act with the people they are with. Even with just a little bit of training, this dog will know that they can be playful and frivolous with adults but need to be calmer with children because they see them as more fragile.

3. The Cane Corso barks very little!

As surprising as it may seem, the Cane Corso does not bark a lot. While they do not hesitate to alert their owners with barking if they see strangers, they do not bark throughout their daily life. If they are in a stable and peaceful environment, with regular outings to exercise, the Cane Corso is relatively calm by nature.

A calm female Cane Corso

4. This dog is an excellent running partner!

If you are also looking for someone to go on your morning jog with, we've found you the perfect match! Cane Corsos are very resistant animals who love to exercise. Whether you live in the city or in the countryside, regular outings are necessary for their well-being. It is thus advised to take your dog out at least 30 minutes per day for an activity such as jogging. It is not uncommon for this breed to run with their owners. In addition, it's a great way to bond.

5. It is one of the least difficult breeds to care for and maintain!

Despite their large size and intimidating build, the Cane Corso is one of the few breeds that requires very little maintenance. Its short coat doesn't get very dirty and it loses little to no hair. A simple brushing once a week is more than enough. While it is easy to care for them when it comes to their coat, it is still important to keep an eye on their eyes and ears and clean them regularly.

Adopting a Cane Corso: a decision that should not be taken lightly

Despite their undeniable qualities, it is important to remember that adopting a dog must be a well thought out decision. When you adopt a dog, you must know what to you are getting yourself into. While the Cane Corso is not considered a dangerous dog, it still needs to be trained, which requires a significant amount of time, patience, and energy.

If you want to learn more about adopting a dog, you can check out this article.

Do you have a Cane Corso? What do you love the most about this breed?

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