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Cursinu History

The Cursi is a dog from the Philippines. It is believed to be the result of crossing the American Pit Bull Terrier with an unknown dog. The Cursi is a medium-sized, muscular, short-coated, loyal, energetic, and protective dog. Its head is broad and square, its muzzle is short, and its eyes are medium-sized and almond-shaped. It has erect, triangular ears, and its coat is fawn, white, or brindle. The Cursi is believed to have originated in the Philippines, where it is known as an “original pure-blood”. The breed is believed to have been created by crossing an American pit bull terrier with an unknown, related, but smaller type of dog, possibly a fighting/hunting dog. The breed was also commonly crossed with a JRT. The first-generation offspring from crosses between these two types of dogs were commonly known as “Cursi-cross” or “Akitacross”. The cursi has very distinctive facial features, including a broad forehead, deep-set, wide-set eyes, and a square, broad, and deep muzzle. The body is slightly longer than tall, and the tail is moderately long. The skull is broad and flat, and the stop is moderate. The teeth are straight, and the canines are large. The chest is full, and the belly is slightly tucked up. The neck is medium-length and thick. The shoulders are well-muscled and sloping. The forelegs are powerful and muscular. The hindquarters are strong and high-

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Cursinu Physical Characteristics

The Curisinu is a medium-to-large-sized breed of herding dogs from Romania. They were developed by crossing native Romanian cattledogs with the German shepherd. They are muscular and agile, with distinctive large, flat skulls, dark brown eyes, and can come in a variety of colours.

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Height Range

Male Height Range: 18 – 23 inches

Female Height Range: 18 – 23 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 33 – 44 lbs

Female Weight Range: 33 – 44 lbs

Cursinu Health

Description of breed health.


12-14 yrs

Cursinu Health Concerns

Usually A Very Healthy Breed, Usually A Very Healthy Breed

Cursinu Temperament and Behaviour

The Cursinu is an active, curious, and friendly breed of hunting dog. They are generally a healthy and long-lived breed, but they can be stubborn and headstrong. They can be a bit standoffish with strangers, but they are extremely loyal to their owners.

Cursinu Activity Requirements

Cursinus are an ancient breed of hunting dog. They are still used to hunt for small game today. They are a medium-sized, muscular dog that typically has a short, soft coat. While they are not as high-energy as some other breeds, Cursinus still need plenty of exercise. They are best suited for homes with a fenced-in area where they can run and play. A daily walk or run is also a great way to keep your Cursinus happy and healthy. If you are considering a Cursinu, be sure to consider their exercise and energy needs. They are not a low-energy breed, but they still love to be with their family. A home with a fenced yard is the perfect place for a Cursinou.

Miles Per Day

14 miles

Activity Per Day

75 minutes

Daily Food

2 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Cursinu is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Cursinu is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Cursinu is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Cursinu is part of the Unclassified group.

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