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Americane da presa meridionale’ is intelligentand loyal those that own him feel he is the ultimate family protector.

Vigilant of his Surroundings, balanced temperament, obedient and docile with family Members and devoted to his master. Great with people but must be Socialized. When meeting people must be introduced properly.

Appearence – fearless expression, Dignified, powerful with a well formed Smoothly muscled body the americane da presa meridionale’ should never appear clumsy or overdone.

Planes of head are paraellel Slight wrinkle in the face most typical is the fold which extends from the External angle of the eyelid to the external angle of the lip.
Lips flew and dewlap pendulous Bottom jaw – strong and well developed Bite – level bite

Ears high set cropped or uncropped. Cropping is preferred for show eye; appears triangular but can have a small degree of roundness Eye color matches coat color dewclaws removed.

Forequarters -strong and well proportioned to the size of the dog upper Arms are well muscled. Chest broad deep and well developed and reaching To the elbow with legs neither turning in nor out. Pasternsalmost Straight, but strong and flexible as this dog is very agile and well able to Demonstrate sideways movement.
Loin – is wide and very muscled neither too short or too long Hindquarters – lean yet well muscled and very powerful Allowing great agility
Feet- .Compact with well arched toes. Pads are thick and dark with the Exception being white feet which can demonstrate a lighter pad.

Hindlegs – when viewed from behind turn neither in nor out being in Proportion to the forequarters. Thighs are long and powerful. Stifle is Moderate in angulation.Hocks are welllet down and parallel when viewed From behind
Movement – the movement is effortless yet exudes power especially seen in The hindquarters.
Tail – the croup is broad and well muscled, slightly sloped with a thick docked tail docked tip of the tail almost reaching the hock

Coat – short and dense.
Acceptable colors – blue, black, brindle, blue fawn, fawn, fawnequin, merle and pied. White markings on the chest and feet are also acceptable

Size – males 31-34 at the wither 165 pounds and up

Females 28-32 at the wither 150 and up

Proportion is preferred over weight and height

Standard created january 2019 and is subject to revision