The Cane Corso Pit Bull Mix will give you an extraordinary and powerful dog although the negative aspects outweigh the positive by crossbreeding them. There are many reasons why I do not agree with the cross breeding of these two magnificent breeds. As I mentioned they are both perfect breeds all by themselves and they are both bred for different purposes. Cane Corso’s are the ultimate guard dogs and Pit Bull’s have different functions such as protection work, herding etc. A Pit Bull is considered an all purpose dog.
Cane Corso Pit Bull Mix | Why not to Cross Breed ?
By mixing these two blood lines together it is possible to take away some of their unique identities. The resulting offspring may no longer be good for guarding purposes or they may take some of the Pit Bull’s characteristics. Another major problem is that these breeds can become extinct overtime. Our future generations may no longer find purebred Cane Corso’s or Pit Bull’s 200 years down the line instead they will find several mutts. Cane Corso’s and Pit Bull’s have a legendary place in the dog world and I would always want to leave it at that.
Many dog lovers will also argue that a lot of these mixes end up in shelters due to poor handlers. A Cane Corso Pit Bull Mix will have a high prey drive and requires a stern owner, these dogs must understand their place among the human family. There are also temperamental issues amongst the parent breeds you must know.
Pit Bull’s can be aggressive toward other dogs if they are not socialized well or treated poorly by their human companions. I disagree that all Pit Bull’s are aggressive toward other dogs, I own an American Pit Bull Terrier who is as sweet as a dog can be with all animals around her. The result of her good behavior is from being raised around good human beings who never abused her in any way. She was also socialized very well from puppy hood.
A Cane Corso is one of the best guard dogs you can own, they are extremely loyal to their master and are always on alert. The Cane Corso Mastiff also require a stern owner and early socialization. They can also be aggressive if not trained properly or are treated poorly. Unlike the Pit Bull, a Cane Corso can show aggressive tendencies toward people so it is a must to train them early.
Cane Corso Pit Bull Mix | What to Expect ?
Crossing these two breeds together will result in a mutt which can have any characteristics of both dogs. You can expect it to weigh anywhere from 70 – 115 pounds depending on the Pit Bull used for breeding. They may not carry out specialized tasks though they make great family pets if socialized properly. They will have short hair like the Pit Bull and can vary in colors. Although a rare gene, You can even spot a blue Cane Corso Pit Bull Mix if you are lucky.
You can find many Cane Corso Pit Bull Mix dogs in shelters if you care to adopt. If you have kids at home it is however wise to get them as puppies and raise them with kindness and clear rules in place. Remember they can grow up to be very large dogs so prepare them and prepare yourself early.
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