PERRO DE PRESA MALLORQUIN

COUNTRY: Spain
WEIGHT: 150 pounds
HEIGHT: 23 inches
COAT: Short, smooth
COLOR: Yellow/black mask
OTHER NAMES: Ca de Bou, Mallorquin Bulldog
REGISTRY: PCI
GROUP: Mastiff

The approx. de Bou is one of the FCI Spanish dog race recognized. During the British crew Menorcas (1708-1802) were dog fights in the port areas of the Balearen a popular people sport. Since the approx. de Bou guarded and for the bull biting was used otherwise bulls, it was usually the champion. When bull biting the task of the dog consists of tearing an full-grown bull to ground. After the prohibition of the dog fights and the bull biting the number of representatives of this race decreased/went back strongly. Breeders on the mainland saved this race as it were from becoming extinct and showed these trained dogs to exhibitions around the world.