The Canis Panther dog is a result of crossing breeds such as the Black Great Dane, Black Labrador, Doberman Pinscher and the Staffordshire Terrier. Developed in the USA in the 1970s, the breed is recognized as a dog for protection, created by personal protection trainers at that. Females weigh from 85 to 105 pounds and stand at 24 to 27 inches while the males weigh between 120 to 140 pounds and have a height ranging from 27 to 30 inches. It is well-muscled with a deep and wide chest, a powerful jaw and a strong neck. The ears are cropped, the tail is docked and the muzzle is long with a dark, broad nose. The coat is made of short fur and is not weather resistant so it is recommended that the breed is not kept outside. Coat always comes in solid colours of black, chocolate, fawn or buckskin and blue/gray.
The Canis Panther has excellent skills in obedience, agility and personal protection. They are extremely protective of their owners’ property and territory and tend to be wary of strangers. Highly intelligent and easily trainable, the breed needs to be well socialized at an early age so that it would know how to respond to other people and animals inside the home. They are very loyal and loving to their family and sensitive.