The origin of the Cane
Corso, though ancient, but a brand new breed, leads
back to the Roman Empire, where they served as guards of livestock. They were specifically bred for helping
peasants in every day chores, guarding animal. There are
several theories regarding the origin of the name, the
most obvious, yet, the Greek "CORTOS" version,
suggesting the function of the dog as "guard".
Guard of property, backyard, the owner and his family, as
well as the livestock.
Dog breeding is a
tradition in our family. My uncle and cousin - both are
Veterinarians - have been breeding dogs (Wirehaired Dachshunds and
Bulldogs) for decades. My first encounter with
dogs was in 1992, when I had my very first "own"
puppy - Alex - a Dobermann. Short time after I found a
friend for him, an Argentine Dog named Argos. I started to
attend the national and international dog shows with
Argos more and more often, where a very unique,
intelligent and robust dog caught my eyes. The CANE
In the summer of 1996 my
"third musqueter" has arrived in our family,
YAGO "The Cane Corso". He has
made our life together greatly successful, taking home
awards from every show we have ever attended.
The Ettre-Kartsai Kennel is
located in Budapest/HUNGARY and registered with the Hungarian Cane Corso
Club (founded in 1999).