Presa Mayo

This is a concept breed and the creation of Chad Mayo. Apparently, the Presa Mayo is the combination of an English Bull Terrier, which you can clearly see from the head, along with the American Bully and the Presa Canario.3 min


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History

This is a concept breed and the creation of Chad Mayo. Apparently, the Presa Mayo is the combination of an English Bull Terrier, which you can clearly see from the head, along with the American Bully and the Presa Canario.

If this breed was ever created, it’d be a very strong and powerful dog, and it would most certainly be an eye-catcher – it looks like nothing ever seen before. This concept breed even looks somewhat prehistoric!

However much of an eye-catcher this breed is, it’s certainly going to divide opinion about its looks – but then again, beauty is in the eye of the beholder

According to the breeder, as well as breeding for looks – temperament, and health traits is something else they are trying to ensure is as equally on point, as the looks of this dog. This is quite refreshing for a breeder to focus on this aspect.

Want to know some exciting news? the breeding has already started, and they even have an official Facebook group sharing some really interesting photos and videos. You can check that out here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/673324083482405/

The breeders seem to really know what they’re talking about, and by the looks of things are only breeding from top quality dogs.

Here are some photos from the foundation stock – one would expect to see the dogs resembling the concept within about two years from now – so stay tuned to the Facebook group.

As you can see, the face of the dog is starting to show some similarities to the end product. There is a long way to go, but this is very promising!

Breed Standard

Introduction: Here is a high-level guide to those interested in learning about the specifics of the Mollosso Presa Mayo concept. This project is in its foundation stages and it is important to note many of the dogs used for breeding purposes may not resemble the criteria mentioned below. Reaching the desired goal will take time and dedication. This overview will become more detailed as the breed progresses.


· Temperament: Loyal, Dignified, Watchful, A Natural Guardian of His Family
· Height: 24-29 inches (male), 22-27 inches (female)
· Weight minimum: 130 pounds (male), 115 pounds (female)
· Weight maximum: 170 pounds (male), 155 pounds (female)
o Note: As long as the function is maintained dogs larger than the maximum are acceptable and encouraged.

· Coat: Solid colors of black, blue, tawny, mahogany, or fawn are ideal. Brindling, tri markings are acceptable with an allowance of white on the chest, feet, and penis sheath. The coat should be short and dense.

· Body: A very rectangular animal. The dog should be a minimum of 10 % longer than it is tall, giving a catlike appearance.


o Rear: The hocks should be strong and well angulated without the appearance of weakness. Straight rears and rears lacking mass are to be equally discouraged. Weakness in the rear is unacceptable.
o Chest: Should be wide and heavily muscled.
o Forearms and shoulders: Should be well muscled with moderate angulation.
o Topline: It should be flat and straight with the croup slightly lower or level with the withers.
o Neck: Long, horse-like, well-muscled and curved.
o Balance: The animal should be balanced in dimensions. The dog should be just as wide in the rear as in the front.

· Movement: Long lumbering strides absent of weakness or lightness, lionlike.
· Bone: The dog should be heavily boned without hindering its catlike movement.
· Tail: It should be thick and reach the hock at rest and carried parallel to the topline while gaiting.
· Feet: The paws should be large and round with strong hocks and pastern attachments. Lameness is a disqualification.
· Head: Very large half of its total length related to its muzzle. The muzzle should not be longer than half the total length of the head. The width of the cranium should be copious and its relation to the length of the head would resemble dimensions one would see naturally in the big cats.
o Eyes: Should be tight without much haw. Some visible haw is acceptab