Health

Cane Corso Health and Breed Standard Information. Be sure to checkout our Champion Cane Corsos also.

Breed Standards

Ancient Italian breed medium-large size Molossus Dog. Sturdy, with a strong skeleton. Muscular andathletic, it moves with considerable ease and elegance. It has always been a property watchdog andhunter of difficult game such as the wild boar. Size, Proportion, Substance A muscular, balanced, large-boned dog, rectangular in proportion. The length of the dog, measured fromthe …

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Bloat

Bloat is a very serious health risk for many dogs, yet many dog owners know very little about it. According to the links below, it is the second leading killer of dogs, after cancer.  It is frequently reported that deep-chested dogs, such as German Shepherds, Great Danes, and Dobermans are particularly at risk.  This page …

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Elbow Dysplasia

The Three Faces of Elbow Dysplasia Elbow dysplasia is a general term used to identify an inherited polygenic disease in the elbow of dogs. Three specific etiologies make up this disease and they can occur independently or in conjunction with one another. These etiologies include: Pathology involving the medial coronoid of the ulna (FCP) Osteochondritis …

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Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia¬†literally means an abnormality in the development of the hip joint. It is characterized by a shallow acetabulum (the “cup” of the hip joint) and changes in the shape of the femoral head (the “ball” of the hip joint). These changes may occur due to excessive laxity in the hip joint. Hip dysplasia can …

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