Commanding Presence

Like a Roman statue, the Cane Corso personifies beauty and strength.

Chad T., an owner and breeder from Indiana, loves opportunities to change people’s minds about his Cane Corsos. At first, Chad’s 135-pound, solid Baby Boy doesn’t seem like the right candidate to do this. On a walk at the park, a young girl looked at Baby Boy and said, “Whoa! He looks really mean!” With the consent of her parents, Chad welcomed the girl to pet the dog.

To her credit, the girl worked up enough courage to at least approach Baby Boy, who took his cue and placed his massive head under her little hand, gently nudging it to encourage petting. During the next 20 minutes a love fest of tummy rubs, giggles, and face-licking ensued.

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