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Perro Dogo Mallorquin, a name that almost betrays the Spanish origins of this breed belonging to the group of Swiss pinscher, schnauzer, molossoid and cattle dogs and characterized by a powerful physique, medium-large in size. It is a very powerful catch dog, morphologically it is referred to as a Molosser and it is massive, with a broad chest and a big head, the hair is short and usually fawn in color.
Perro Dogo Mallorquin or Majorcan Mastiff Dog
The average height of a male specimen of Perro Dogo Mallorquin it is almost 60 cm, its weight is around 36 kg: this dog has evident and reliable musculature, a fairly fast, free and easy gait, as well as agile.
The back is short and the limbs are sturdy, the tail is large at the base but then narrows towards the end, ending in a point while the skull is very large and square in shape. The head has a pronounced stop but, unlike molossers like the Neapolitan Mastiff, it does not show wrinkles or folds that some make crazy, others annoy.
The truffle of Perro Dogo Mallorquin it is always black and always very large, the eyes are dark in color and oval, but of considerable size, the ears popped short and remain attached, slightly bent back in the shape of a rose.
As for the cloak of this Perro from socket, it is short and hard and the allowed colors are only fawn and dark brindle, moreover the less white is better.
Perro Dogo Mallorquin: character
It's not a calm and placid dog, on the contrary, he has a lively temperament, like a guard dog, even if he is affectionate and docile with his master and his family. He is not aggressive by nature but with strangers he does not show himself very friendly and it is good that the bad guys fear him.
Sometimes he is quarrelsome even with his fellow creatures, this happens above all if he is not immediately used to relating with other animals. Anyone interested in this breed must be able to assure yours Perro Dogo Mallorquin an open space where you can move and many pampering and attention.
Perro Dogo Mallorquin: breeding
In Italy there are no farms recognized by ENCI who deal with this breed, a breed that was once used for defense against pirates and buccaneers in Atlantic ports. Initially it was a hunting and fighting dog, then the Perro Dogo Mallorquin from the 18th century onwards, when Majorca became an English colony, it changed some characteristics and its duties.
Also called Ca de Bou, this dog has existed since 1923, the first specimen was registered in 1928, the following year it won at the Barcelona show but in Italy it remains a very rare breed and difficult to admire even in dog shows. To find excellent ones Perro Dogo Mallorquin you must go to Spain.
Perro Dogo Mallorquin: price
Spanish breeders should be asked the price of a specimen of Perro Dogo Mallorquin, we limit ourselves to indicating the more recurring defects so that you can evaluate the purchase. Among these we find, for example, non-standard measures, a weak rear, an atypical head, a narrow skull, a small nose, insufficient musculature or aggressive behavior.
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