Cane Corso is a dog which has a sturdy look. You may wonder about the price of Cane Corso puppies. It is important for you to note that the price of Cane Corso puppies may different depending on where you buy it, color and even some other factors.
The Price of Cane Corso Puppies in General
According to the Marvelous Dogs site, the price of Cane Corso puppies in the US is around $2,100. It is also explained on that site that you should expect to pay around $800 and $6,000. A purebred cane Corso is usually more expensive. Not only that, if the cane Corso is certified by a kennel club, it will also be more expensive where it may be around $500 more expensive than puppies without kennel club papers. The price can also be expensive because of the bloodline or guarding history of the dog.
Fawn and black and tan are common colors of this breed. Meanwhile, grey is one of the rare colors so that Cane Corso with grey color can be more expensive. As explained on the Marvelous Dogs, a fawn cane Corso costs around $1,600, but the grey one can be around $3,000.
If it is compared with female Cane Corso, the male ones are usually more expensive. Males Cane Corso can cost around $100 dollars more than the female ones. The reason why males are more expensive is because they have a tendency to have more of a guard dog instinct than females.
The Price of Cane Corso by State
The price of Cane Corso which are sold by breeders around a metropolitan area will be more expensive. It does not mean that Cane Corso in a rural area is bad. However, it is a reflection of the difference in the cost of living between a rural and metropolitan area. As you know, the living cost in metropolitan areas is higher, so it affects the Cane Corso price.
Now, how about the price of Cane Corso by state? It also varies. According to the Marvelous Dogs site, California is a state which sells Cane Corso at the most expensive price. It can cost around $3,000 or even more. How about the state which offers the cheapest Cane Corso puppies? The state which sells the cheapest Cane Corso puppies is Texas.
According to the Marvelous Dogs, here are the prices of a Cane Corso puppy by state and region.
Range: $3,000 to $6,000
Range: $2,200 to $3,500
Range: $2,000 to $2,900
- North Carolina
Range: $1,500 to $2,500
- South Carolina
Range: $1,600 to $2,000
Range: $1,500 to $2,500
Range: $800 to $2,500
Range: $500 to $2,000
Range: $250 to $2,500
Range: $400 to $1,300
Range: $550 to $750
The Cost of Cane Corso Puppies by Color
There are seven colors of Cane Corso which are recognized by major kennel clubs. Those colors are black, gray, fawn, gray brindle, red, black brindle, and chestnut brindle. When you come to Cane Corso breeders, you may find combinations of these colors like fawn and red with a black mask around the eyes.
Blue fawn is the most popular and unique where it is grey-blue coat which fades into fawn. The blue cane Corso can cost around $2,400.
There are certain colors of Cane Corso which are cheaper than others such as Chestnut and fawn Cane Corso. Meanwhile, brindle and black are in the middle price where it can cost around $2,000. The most expensive color is gray where it costs around $3,000.
Here is the information about the average price of Cane Corso puppies by color according to the Marvelous Dogs.
- Chestnut Cane Corso Puppy
The price is around $1,500.
- Fawn Cane Corso Puppy
The price is around $1,600.
- Red Cane Corso Puppy
The price is around $1,800.
- Brindle Cane Corso Puppy
The price is around $1,950.
- Black Cane Corso Puppy
The price is around $2,100.
- Blue Fawn Cane Corso Puppy
The price is around $2,400.
- Gray Cane Corso Puppy
The price is around $3,000.
The Cost for Taking Care of a Cane Corso
Not only thinking about the price of the puppy, but the other thing when it comes to having a pet is to think about the cost for taking care of them. Here is the estimation about the cost needed for taking care of a Cane Corso according to the Dog Temperament.
The weight of Cane Corso can reach over 100 lbs and they eat around four cups of food each day. The owner also needs to feed them high-quality dog food. So, the estimation of dog food cost that must be prepared is around $50 per month.
Cane Corso needs training and socialization. If the dog’s weight is over 100 lbs, time and money must be invested into obedience training. For Cane Corso puppies, they are able to be signed up for a puppy socialization class where the cost is around $75 and $200 for a 5-or 6-week session. After finishing puppy kindergarten, they can sign up for a basic obedience class where the cost is around $100 and $200 for 5 or 6 sessions. If the owner prefers private trainers, the cost may charge more where it can cost around $80 to $150 per hour of their time.
Cane Corso needs to be entertained to prevent them from being bored and destructive. It can be done by giving them toys where dog toys can cost around $20 to $25.
The cost for Cane Corso grooming is around $20 to get their nails trimmed at a groomer or vet clinic. However, on the K9Web, it is explained that grooming can be expected around $40 and $55 per visit.
According to Pupvine, the crate for Cane Corso can cost around $50 to $165.
The other costs that must be prepared are for the vet, insurance, dog treats, leash and collars, bed, ID tag, plastic poop bags, dog brush, tooth brushing kit, toenail clippers and shampoo.