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The following books contain well written information on the Presa Canario, both are by

Dr. Carl Semencic:

1)Pit Bulls & Tenacious Guard Dogs, 1991

2)Gladiator Dogs, 1998

The following videos contain info on the Presa Canario:

"Dogs That Protect"

"The Presa Canario"

Both are by VideoTel Productions and are available through 1-800-895-6925

Red Star Kennels also have a great video of their dogs, I'd highly recommend it.

"Official Translation of the Breed Standard of the Club Espaņol del Presa Canario".

Aspects to be considered by judges

I.- Breed Name and synonym

II.- Origins and extension of the breed
III.- General Appearance and character
IV.- Morphological data