Other names: Corsican Dog
The Cursinu was first bred in Corsica during the 16th century. A versatile and athletic working dog, the Cursinu is an effective guard dog, watchdog, and hunting companion. The Cursinu is highly active when on the job, but turns docile once the working day is over. They become very attached to their owner but can be a little wary around strangers.
Key facts about the Cursinu
- Life expectancy : Between 12 and 14 years
- Temperament : Intelligent, Hunter
- Size : Large
- Type of coat : Short, Long
Group 5 - Spitz and primitive types
Section 7 : Primitive type - Hunting Dogs
Physical characteristics of the Cursinu
|Female dog||Between 18 and 22 in|
|Male dog||Between 18 and 23 in|
|Female dog||Between 55 and 62 lb|
|Male dog||Between 55 and 62 lb|
Fawn. Black and tan, deep brown.
Type of coat
Flat, dense, coarse, sometimes fringed. Short to mid-length.
From hazel to dark brown.
The Cursinu is a robust dog, with a lean and athletic frame and long, sturdy legs. He usually has a distinct black and tan speckled coat. His skull is flat, his eyes oval, and his ears triangular, drooping or semi-drooping. He has a relaxed and gentle expression.
Fearful / wary of strangers
Behaviour of the Cursinu
Easy to train / obedience
Tendency to run away
Greedy / Gluttony
Cursinu in a flat
Need for exercise / Sporty
Travelling / easy to transport
Cursinu and cats
Cursinu and dogs
Cursinu and children
Cursinu and the elderly
Health of the Cursinu
Strong / robust
Tendency to put on weight
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