TAIL

The tail is set high. It is thick at the base and tapers to a fine point. It should reach to the hocks. In rest is hangs low. When moving it is carried slightly above the level of the back. In action, it raises like a saber, pointing forward, but not curled.

Correct tail insertion

Insertion of the tail too high - incorrect

Presa Canario Tail Too High

Insertion of the tail too low - incorrect

The correct tail length reaches to the hock. Tail shown at rest.

Correct tail length

Tail too short- incorrect

Presa Canario Tail Too Short

Tail too long- incorrect

Presa Canario Tail Too Long

Hook tail- incorrect

Correct tail hold in action

Presa Tail Hook

This tail is too short, tightly curled and feathered. Atypical.

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