Portuguese Podengo

hardy, intelligent, lively

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About

Country of origin: Portugal
Breed group: Spitz and primitive types - Group 5 (FCI); Hound Group (AKC, KC)

Facts

Size: small, medium or large
Coat: smooth or wire
Colour: yellow, fawn, black, brown
Life expectancy: 12-15 years

Characteristics

Charming, playful and intelligent with lots of energy to chase, run and play with family members but could be wary of strangers.

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The Portuguese Podengo exists in three sizes: small, medium and large, the Podengo Pequeno being the only one popular outside of Portugal.
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