Welcome to Cape Fear Kennel

Breeding Presa Canarios & French Bulldog for more than 20 years

Quality and healthy
dogs is our passion

My name is Nikolas Rousidis and I live in a suburb of Athens, Greece. Stemming from the love I have for the breeds Presa Canario and French Bulldog, I set up my kennel Cape Fear in 2000 as I was keenly interested in breeding healthy dogs which are in accordance to the official standard of their breed.

It all started ten years ago when I participated in a dog show with my first dog. There I saw for the first time in my life the Presa Canario and I was impressed by its statuesque and noble posture. One year later I was very lucky to acquire my first bitch, Morgana at Cape Fear, a wonderful representative of her breed with excellent progeny and who was the foundation of my breeding program. She became a symbol in Greece as she was the first Presa Canario to acquire the title of Greek Champion. 

While searching to find a puppy for a friend I discovered my other favourite breed, the French Bulldog. Two very different breeds in appearance but who share certain common characteristics as both fall under the category “bull”. 

I imported two dogs taking care to select bloodlines having the best qualities. 

I would like to thank my family and my friends who not only put up with my passion but are of great assistance to me. 

A special thanks to my mother Rodanthi who shares my anxiety at the dog shows and stays up at nights at my side whenever there is a litter being born.

History and Theories Surrounding the Origin of the Presa Canario

In his book “Historia General Sobre Las Islas Canarias” (General History of The Canary Islands) historian Augustin Miralles Torres comments that the islands took their name from the big dogs that were found of them, it and of two of those animals taken to the king of Mauritania in the times of the expedition of Juba.

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