Cordoba Fighting Dog
|Cordoba Fighting Dog
|Perro de Pelea Cordobes
|Country of origin
|Not recognized by any major kennel club
|This breed of dog is
The Cordoba Fighting Dog is a
dog that is now
Cordoba was a
Old English Bulldog.It became extinct around 1940s when the
Dogo Argentino became more popular.
The Cordoba Fighting Dog originated in
Cordoba, Argentina. The breed had such strong gameness toward other dogs
that the males and females would rather fight than mate. In addition, many
members of this breed died in the
fighting pits and it became replaced by the more efficient Dogo
Argentino,contributing to the breed's extinction.
The Cordoba was the base breed used for the Dogo Argentino. The breeding
program started with 12 bitches deemed "The Nucleus" by Dr. Nores,the breed
Founder. This breed was capable of hunting in a small
of a male and female, otherwise they were more likely to turn on their packmates.
The Dogo Argentino was more efficient than its predecessor in the dogfighting
ring and hunting large game, mainly
pumas in the
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