Fresh Food for Cane Corsos

The imposing, athletic cane corso originated in Italy and was known as a fearless hunter and a guardian of farms and families. These powerful, intelligent mastiff-type dogs still thrive on having a job to do, and are ideally suited to an owner who can devote time to training and socialization.

A diet of fresh dog food for your cane corso is the best way to support their health and happiness—along with daily exercise, regular vet care, and a loving family to watch over.

What’s the best dog food for cane corsos?

A diet of fresh dog food for your cane corso contributes to a healthy, active life, and could help stave off some of the ailments common to this breed.

Maintain a healthy weight 

It’s critically important to avoid overfeeding any dog, big or small. Being even a little overweight can increase your cane corso’s odds of developing a host of diseases like arthritis, diabetes, and even cancer. A fresh-food plan, tailored to your dog’s needs, and delivered in pre-portioned packs, makes weight maintenance easy.

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Why fresh is best for your Cane Corsos

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Highly processed kibble can contribute to many issues that can compromise your Cane Corsos’s health. Recipes from The Farmer’s Dog are made with fresh, human-grade ingredients, steamed to retain nutrients, and pre-portioned to help maintain weight.

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Know what’s in the bowl

For cane corsos with dry and itchy skin, sensitive stomachs, or other signs of food allergies and sensitivities, it’s important to know exactly what you’re feeding—something that can be impossible with kibble, which often contains ingredients not listed on the bag. Allergies and intolerances to food are all too common, and many dog owners notice symptoms clear up when they switch to fresh food. 

Protect joints 

Like many large-breed dogs, cane corsos can be prone to joint issues. Maintaining a lean body condition can help. And fresh food from The Farmer’s Dog contains Omega-3 fatty acids, proven to reduce inflammation and improve arthritis. Even if kibble contains these healthy fats, they can go rancid sitting on the shelf for long periods. Rancid fats don’t deliver the intended health benefits, and in fact can contribute to inflammation. Fresh food delivers these powerful nutrients intact.

Build a plan for your Cane Corsos

Your Cane Corsos will do best on a diet of nutrient-dense food made from fresh, whole ingredients.

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    Tell us about your dog

    Our plans are tailored to your dog’s needs, based on their age, weight, activity level, body condition and other factors.

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    Choose your recipes

    Pick the recipes that work best for your pup, and wait for your trial box to arrive (and the dinnertime dancing to commence).

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    Get your free trial box

    Your trial contains up to 2 weeks of food, so you can get a proper taste of how it’s working for your dog before your first full order ships.

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    Start feeding fresh

    After you’ve had a chance to try (and love) it, start getting perfectly timed deliveries of fresh, healthy food.

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Promote better digestion (and poops)

A fresh diet provides human-grade, highly digestible protein, which contributes to many facets of your cane corso’s health. It supports optimal muscle growth and maintenance, and a strong heart. Another hallmark of a digestible diet is what we call “high quality poops.” Research shows that a digestible, bioavailable diet affects the quality and quantity of your dog’s poop—making it less voluminous, and less stinky, than their poop on a kibble diet!

Provide nutrients that can reduce the odds of cancer

There’s no sure way to eliminate the risk of cancer, but there are things you can do to give your cane corso the best chance at more healthy years: Keep them lean, avoid heavily processed foods that may contain carcinogens and preservatives, and feed them a fresh diet that can help reduce inflammation. Dietary antioxidants—like those found in fresh vegetables— are proven to help decrease the risk of cancer. Processed kibble and canned food just can't supply fresh, whole vegetables like a fresh diet can for your cane corso.

If you’re looking for pre-portioned, healthy meals, tailored to your cane corso’s age, size, activity level, and weight, consider signing up for a fresh food plan. A plan tailored to your loyal giant will take the guesswork out of portion management, and ensure you’re providing all the necessary nutrients, in the right balance. 

What customers are saying about fresh dog food

  • Obi
    “Obi had terrible allergies. We tried everything. After switching to The Farmer’s Dog he doesn’t have one single hot spot, and he doesn’t lick his paws chronically anymore. He also has a bunch of energy.”
    — Obi’s mom
  • Tyene
    “As soon as we brought The Farmer’s Dog home, her skin was better, she was more active (and high quality poops!). If I can invest in her health and be proactive I think it’s worth it.”
    — Tyene’s dad
  • Atticus
    “Atticus had bad gas and diarrhea. I just thought it was part of having a big dog. With The Farmer’s Dog, it was a complete 180. I should have known that what you put in your body makes a huge difference.”
    — Atticus’ mom
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