CastleGuard News & Updates

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Gr CH Serafina's Ever to Cleaver of CastleGuard (Mensa) #1 Corso in US

After only a few months, Our boy, Mensa, is Storming the show ring; winning countless groups placements and BEST IN SHOW!  Only 4 corsos in history have been able to do it.

Mensa is out every weekend proving big dogs can move!  Watch for Mensa on the cover of Dog News.

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2015 Puppy of the year! Grand Champion El Rey Dorado (King)

# 4 in the Nation and Puppy of the Year

Co-owned by SpiritRidge Cane Corso

Making History!! CastleGuard's High Voltage Wins in Italy, Spain and the French Nationals!

CastleGuard’s High Voltage is sweeping Europe by Storm!  For the first time in the History of the breed, a Corso from an American program is Taking Best of Breed and Best in Show at Top European events.  All these wins at a very young age.  We have entered into an collaboration with the prestigious Spanish [...]

CastleGuard Champions of 2014

AKC Gr CH CastleGuard’s Serafina Riddle of Steel (2014)

AKC CH CastleGuard Darius (2014)

AKC CH CastleGuard Sharp Dressed man (2014)

AKC CH CastleGuard Game of Thrones (2014)

 AKC CH CastleGuard Storm of Swords (2013)

AKC CH CastleGuard Dark Side of the Moon(2013)



CastleGuard Riddle of Steel Takes Best of Op at the 2014 Nationals

At only a year old, our young male “Crom” is turning heads. Watch for him to be a mover and shaker in 2014

CastleGuard Caillou Wins the National Dog show in PA 2012!

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CastleGuard Wins At Westminster!!

We are happy to announce that CastleGuard’s Caillou won Best of Opposite Sex at the Garden this year. We couldn’t be prouder!

2011 Champions

2011 was another winning year in the show ring! 15 Corsos produced by CastleGuard earned their AKC Championships; 1 earned its CKC championship and 2 earned FCI Jr CH.  No other breeder came close to so many titles.  Allow us to introduce the newest of CastleGuard’s Royalty – 2011  Champions.

1. AKC CH CastleGuard Berzerker – top 20 and group placing -all [...]

Obedience titles galore!

CastleGuard salutes Tonya Crawford and CastleGuard’s Enyo for earning a CDX, an ATTS and an advance Rally title with the perfect score of 100 on her last leg just in the past two months. Enyo has now earned a CDX, ATTS, CD, RN, RA & CGC.  We are proud of our working family members!

CastleGuard Deigo - AKC #1 dog 2010

We would like to send out a huge congratulations to CastleGuard Diego’s Owners , Ron & Alisia Verdoorn and his handler, Derek Matson.  Diego is the top winning AKC Corso in 2010, all systems! He defeated more Corsos and scored more group points than any other Corso in 2010.  We are thrilled and proud to be [...]

CastleGuard Stardust wins at 2010 Nationals!

At just 6 months, CastleGuard StarDust triumphed over all the older class dogs to win Winners Bitch and on to Best of Winners at the 2010 CCAA Nationals.  It was her first time off the farm and boy are we proud she did so well at such a very young age.  

Looks like yet another CastleGuard corso [...]

CastleGuard Diego wins the SACCI Nationals!

Diego was chosen as Best of Breed at the SACCI Nationals in Ohio.  World famous Italian Breeder and Judge, Mariano Di Chicco, chose Diego out of 74 Corsos.

Thanks to Derek Matson for once again using his great handling skills to show the world that CastleGuard dogs are truly at the pinnacle of the breed!

Top Winning Male 2009

CastleGuard Diego has earned the very prestigious award of CCAA (AKC parent Breed club) Dog of the Year 2009. Diego defeated twice as many dogs as any other male corso in 2009.  Diego is King of the ring!!

Top Winning Female 2009

CastleGuard Nicoletta is Sogni has eared the CCAA Bitch of the Year award for 2009.  Nikki defeated more Corsos in 6 months than any other Female, setting an all time record.  She already holds the record for Best in Show wins by a Female.

Nothing comes close!!  Hail to the Queen!!

CastleGuard Raven dominates the females at the SACCI Nationals

Our Dear friend Heather King graciously took our Daughters, Jade and Taylor, to the SACCI Nationals in N. Virginia this last weekend.  Jade showed Raven and once again did outstanding!  Raven took breed the very first show, besting all the males and females in attendance.  She went on to take Best of Opposite Sex in [...]