Facts & Origin
Profile: Golden Corso (Golden Retriever and Cane Corso Mix)
The Golden Corso is a special cross between the popular Golden Retriever, known for its friendly and loyal nature, and the imposing Cane Corso , an Italian Molossian. The goal of this combination is to breed a dog with the friendliness of the Golden Retriever and the alertness of the Cane Corso.
For those looking for a loyal, alert, yet friendly dog, this mix could be the ideal choice. However, it is important to remember the training, socialization and health care needs of this breed to ensure that the Golden Corso lives a happy and fulfilling life.
|Origin||Italy - UK|
|Life expectancy||10 - 12 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
The Golden Corso's personality can be a balanced mix of both breeds:
- Loyal: Deeply attached to his family.
- Alert: Has a natural guarding instinct, inherited from the Cane Corso.
- Friendly: Generally good natured and social, especially if socialized from a young age.
Suitability and attitude
The Golden Corso makes an excellent family dog and is also suitable as a watchdog, thanks to its combination of friendliness and alertness:
- Apartment: Possible as long as daily exercise and playtime are provided.
- House with garden: Optimal, as he appreciates the space to play and patrol.
Care and health
The Golden Corso's coat is relatively low maintenance, but regular brushing, especially during shedding seasons, is recommended. As with all large breeds, regular health checks should be performed, especially for joint conditions such as hip dysplasia. Attention should also be paid to genetic problems that can occur in either parent breed.
What does this mongrel look like?
The Golden Corso inherits physical characteristics from both parents, resulting in an interesting mix:.
- Coat: Medium length to short, depending on the dominant parent, with a dense undercoat.
- Colors: Varies from golden to dark brown, often with the characteristic black of the Cane Corso around the mouth and nose.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
In large breeds of dogs, dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is by far the most common cardiomyopathy.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
A mixed breed of Golden Retriever and Cane Corso is medium to large in size and powerfully built.
This hybrid breed is intelligent and affectionate. They are loyal companions, easily trainable and agile. They can be very loyal, affectionate and energetic.
The Golden Retriever & Cane Corso mix cuts a fine figure as a family dog as well as a sporting or guard dog. He is robust, resilient and playful.
The Golden Corso requires regular training and discipline. Look for a professional dog trainer to help you train your dog.
The Golden Retriever & Cane Corso mix has a double coat and therefore needs regular brushing. In addition, the ears, teeth and claws should be checked regularly.