Thorax - It has to be well grown in the three dimensions with long, oblique, wide and well hoped ribs with wide intercostal spaces. ratio weight/size 0.680 (Kg/cm). Its length, from the top of the withers to the ridge of the shoulder, is equal to 30% of the height at the withers and its inclination on the horizontal line is between 48Æ/50Æ. Sturdy, with a strong skeleton, muscular and athletic. Very wide, strong and thick, with a very slight shortening of the upper jaw with a subsequent light prognathism (undershot mouth). Shoulder The abdomen region is neither hollowed nor relaxed and, seen from the side, rises up from the sternum edge to the groins with a smooth curve. Coat The upper longitudinal axes of the skull and of the muzzle are slightly convergent. A riportare all’attenzione della cinofilia contemporanea il nostro Cane Corso fu una lettera, pubblicata anche nel n.6 del settimanale ENCI “I nostri cani”, lettera scritta da Paolo Petrilli. Skull: Viewed from the front, skull is wide and slightly curved; width is equal to the length. The nasal bridge has a rectilinear profile and it is rather flat. E' alquanto più lungo che alto. Elbows: Held parallel to the ribcage, turning neither in nor out. Thighs: Long, wide, angulated and well muscled. 50Æ on the horizontal line. It is docked at the fourth vertebrae. There may be a white patch on the chest, throat, chin, backs of the pasterns, and on the toes. Formerly scattered all over Italy, in the recent past, the breed was only prevalent in the Province Apulia and in the adjacent regions of Southern Italy. Built on a rectangle, it absolutely must not resemble the Neapolitan Mastiff. Lean and hard soles. Allevamento CANE CORSO Del Rosso Malpelo ENCI e FCI - Italian Cane Corso Breeders - Ferrara. Summary: La costruzione, rigorosamente iscritta nel rettangolo, deve essere potente, data da una ossatura forte e da una massa muscolare molto sviluppata non disgiunta da una base di sostegno ampia. Ears - Of medium size in relation to the volume of the head and to the size of the dog; covered with short hair, of triangular shape, with rather pointed apex and thick cartilage, in a high position, much above the zygomatic arch, with a wide bottom, hanging, they stick to the cheeks without coming down to the throat. 505.304.9322 / 505.440.0307 Partial and bilateral palpebral depigmentation, wall-eye, bilateral strabismus. Robust and sturdy, nevertheless elegant. Pigmentation matches color pigment of dog. It is wide, very muscular as the whole upper line of the trunk, slightly climbing from the back to the front and with a strictly rectilinear profile. Weight: Proportionate to height. Upper Thigh: Long, wide, back line of thigh convex It is on the same line as the nose pipe. Temperament Length - 3,6/10 of the height at the withers, that is equal to the total length of the head. Natural tails are accepted, though not preferred. The official standard of the Cane Corso is approved by ENCI. Neck: strong, muscular, as long as the head. Croup - It is long, wide, quite round due to the considerable growth of the muscles. Its direction is parallel to the median plane of the body. Pasterns: Almost straight, strong but flexible. It was in the 1976 that an enthusiastic dog lover and researcher of the rural traditions of Italy, Doctor Breber, brought the Cane Corso, to the attention of the public and official dog fancying circles in an article published in a number of the ENCI (Italian Kennel Club) magazine. Jaws Il pelo del manto è corto ma non raso, molto robusto e fittissimo (pelo di vacca), tale da garantire una perfetta impermeabilità; caratteristica imprescindibile è la presenza di un sottopelo che soprattutto d’inverno diventa molto fitto. From the side, a prominent arch begins above the eyes and then flattens backward toward the occiput. Le caratteristiche di equilibrio psichico, la devozione assoluta al padrone e la versatilità ad adattarsi ai più svariati impieghi sono la ragione del successo e della diffusione che la razza ebbe fino a pochi decenni fa. Nose Gait/Movement Hair: Short, shiny, very dense with a light undercoat. When not in action carried low, otherwise horizontal or slightly higher than back, not to be carried in a vertical position, it is docked at the 4th vertebrae. Underline and belly - The sternum region is lean, long, wide and seen from the side it outlines a semicircle with a wide radius which caudally goes up smoothly to the abdomen. BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY Its direct ancestor is the "Canis Pugnax" (the old Roman Molossian) of which he is the light version employed in the hunting of large wild animals and also as an "auxiliary warrior" in battles. Nei lunghi mesi trascorsi insieme, si stabiliva una tale reciproca comprensione ed affiatamento, che il Cane Corso appariva manifestare una sensibilità sbalorditiva. Supraorbital fossae slightly marked. Severe Faults: Head with the more frequent defects (by the book "Il Cane Corso" R. Carosio). As a whole, they are powerful and strong, in harmony with the forequarters. Permanent amble when trotting The lenght of the muzzle is equal to 3,4/10 of the total lenght of the head. BODY Strong, square: the front part of the muzzle is flat; the lateral surfaces are parallel; the muzzle is as wide as long. Anche i carrettieri che trasportavano le derrate di giorno e di notte, lungo le strade deserte, in piena campagna, temendo continuamente gli assalti di ladri e predoni, per maggior sicurezza viaggiavano in convogli e tenevano di scorta il Cane Corso. Dal 1989 al 1992 sono stati iscritti al Libro Aperto più di 500 esemplari e nel gennaio 1994 la razza è stata definitivamente riconosciuta ufficialmente dall’ENCI. GENERAL APPEARANCE The 4 false ribs are long, oblique and open. Viewed from the top, it has a square appearance due to the zygomatic arches and powerful muscles swathing it. Jaws/Teeth: Jaws very large, thick and curved. Carpal joint Body with the more frequent defects (by the book"Il Cane Corso" R. Carosio). Forfeet Due to the parallels of the muzzle sides and to the fullness and the width of the whole jaw, the anterior face of the muzzle is flat and square. 2/2,5 cm. Some wrinkling on forehead occurs when alert. Axes of muzzle and skull diverging May be cropped or uncropped. The depth (saggital diameter) is equal to 55% the height at the withers. Forfeet - They have a round shape, with very arcuated and gathered toes (cat's foot). Thatwas the last proof ENCI needed. Colours All rights reserved. Otherwise is horizontal or slightly higher than the back, it must never be bent to form a ring or in a vertical position. A scissor bite would be tolerated only if all parameters (length of the muzzle, parallel muzzle sides, the upper longitudinal axes of the skull and of the muzzle are slightly convergent) The canines would be divergent and very distant among them (in the males, in the apex of the crown, they would need to be not less than 5,5 cm/5,7 cm apart). Long, oblique, strong, equipped with long, powerful and well divided muscles, is adherent to the thorax but free in the movements. Axes of muzzle and skull parallel or too converging; lateral surfaces of the muzzle converging Withers - They clearly rise on the dorsal line and over the rump level, are high, long, wide. Back - It is wide, very muscular as the whole upper line of the trunk, slightly climbing from the back to the front and with a strictly rectilinear profile. Disqualification: A natural tail that is atrophied or a natural tail that is knotted and laterally deviated or twisted. Without working trial Local dogs born years before the standard was written, fully respected the type described in the standard. Occipital crest not much developed. In 1994, the Cane Corso was officially recognized by the Italian Kennel Club as 14th Italian breed. Quest’ultima ipotesi è altrettanto plausibile in quanto ancor oggi la troviamo in alcune parole come “corsiero” (cavallo da battaglia usato nel Medio Evo), nell’inglese “corse” (grezzo, rozzo), ed infine in alcuni dialetti dell’Italia meridionale in cui “Corso” significa robusto, fiero. Tail: Tail set is an extension of the backline. Risultato della ricerca di cane corso standard enci:. Its width, in close relation with the width of the thorax, reaches 35% of the height to the withers, the breast-bone is at the same height as the tip of the shoulders. Its longitudinal direction is parallel to the median plane of the body. Neck: Slightly arched, flowing smoothly into the shoulders with a small amount of dewlap. CANE CORSO ITALIANO (343) Group : n°2 - Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs. When viewed from the side, the topline remains level, with minimal roll or bounce. Straight when viewed from the rear or front. Supraorbital fossae slightly marked. Eyes - Partial and bilateral palpebral depigmentation, wall-eye, bilateral strabismus. Its perimeter reaches 26% of height at the withers, at its top margin the pisiform bone is strongly projected backwards. Hocks: Wide set, thick and clean, let down and parallel when viewed from behind. Basterà ricordare, Teofìlo Folengo nel “Maccheronee” (1552), il famoso naturalista Konrad von Gesner nel “De Quadrupedibus” (1551), Erasmo di Valvasone nel “Della Caccia” (1591), Minà Palumbo nei “Mammiferi di Sicilia” (1868), e persino Giovanni Verga nel “Malavoglia” (1881). (Hazewinkel article) Metode ocenjivanja displazije kuka; Korektno pozicioniranje kod … Stop: Well-defined due to developed and bulging frontal sinuses and prominent arch above the eyes. Eliminating Faults: Lean, powerful muscles. Its length is approx. Rear pastern: straight and parallel. Hocks: Moderately angulated Level bite acceptable, but not sought after. in più o in meno; il peso medio è nei maschi 45-50 Kg., nelle femmine 40-45 Kg. Total depigmentation of the nose For years he has been a precious companion of the Italic populations. If cropped, it is in an equilateral triangle. Expression: Very alert and attentive. They have a round shape, with very arcuated and gathered toes (cat's foot). Tale ipotesi ci riconduce alla Magna Grecia ed alla suggestiva origine orientale dei molossi. Its depth is more than 50% the lenght of the muzzle. The tip of the elbow (olecranon epiphysis) is located on the vertical line lowered from the caudal (or back) angle of the shoulder-blade to the ground. Head: Large and typically molossoid. (tolerance of Â± 0.4”.) Underline and belly Back: Wide, strong, muscular. Forelegs: straight and with good bone well muscled. Forequarters Metatarsals: Thick and sinewy The body is somewhat longer than the height at the withers. Viewed from the front the anterior face should look flat and form a trapezoid. The upper longitudinal axes of the skull and of the muzzle are slightly convergent. Stifle: Should be moderately angulated, strong. GAIT/MOVEMENT Ancient Italian breed medium-large size Molossus Dog. Hindquarters FAULTS Per mesi, finito il tempo della semina, vi rimaneva solo il guardiano: unico suo compagno il cane, indispensabile aiuto per difendersi dai malviventi. The total length of the head reaches 3,6/10 of the height at the withers. Note He is docile and affectionate to his owner, loving with children and family. Front dewclaws: Can remain or be removed, if left intact should only be a single dewclaw on each leg. Ring-tail, tail in vertical position Presupposto indispensabile per controllare i bovini era di togliere di mezzo il toro, utilizzando a tal fine i Cani Corsi che dovevano bloccarlo, afferrandolo al musello con morsa ferrea giacché il dolore, in questa parte sensibile, immobilizzava completamente il grosso animale.