Of medium size and despite his hound-like appearance and strong structure, the Cane Corso is very elegant. His long and powerful muscles give him a very distinguished and special look. He displays an impression of strength and resistance with great flexibility.
Between 62 and 68 cm (24.41 to 26.77 inches) for the male
Between 58 and 64 cm (22.83 to 25.20 inches) for the female
Between 44 and 50 kg (97.00 to 110.23 pounds) for the male
Between 40 and 45 kg (88.18 to 99.21 pounds) for the female
The dress of the Cane Corso can vary from black to different varieties of fawn or grey. It can also be brindle (similar to the tiger with different gradations of grey or fawn).
The hair of his coat is still very short but not shaved.
The head is very large. The eyes are medium size and vary in colour according to the colour of the coat. The ears of the Cane Corso have a triangular shape and are drooping when not trimmed. The muzzle is broad and its color can vary according to the coat.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 2, section 1 and is #343