At nearly 28 inches at the shoulder and often weighing more than 100 pounds the Cane Corso is an Italian breed of mastiff. It is used for family and personal protection, tracking, law enforcement, as a guard dog. They are intelligent, loyal, eager to please, versatile, and intensely loyal to their owners.
The Cane Corso is a large dog. This breed is closely connected to the Neapolitan Mastiff. It is well muscled and less bulky than most other mastiff dogs. Generally Cane Corso has two basic coat colors: black and fawn. There are more different colors breed though. A study of 232 Cane Corso dogs across 25 countries found an average lifespan result of 9.3 years, varying with different coat colours. This breed is more reliable than any big dog.