home page
all dog breeds
dog origin chart
dog size chart
dog coat colors
dog age chart

choosing a dog
world standards
mixed breeds
add your dog

back to  pharaoh hound dogforward to thai ridgeback dog

Portuguese Podengo

shorthaired portuguese podengo grande dog
shorthaired grande

wirehaired portugese podengo pequeno dog
wire haired pequeno
photo of portuguese podengo pequeno dog
portuguese podengo pequeno shorthaired
group: primitive / hound /sighthound
height: large 21-27" /
55-70 cm,
medium 15.5-21.5" /
40-55 cm
small 7.5-11.5" / 20-30 cm
height of a  portugese podengo grande dog
height of a  portugese podengo medio dog
medium (medio)
height of a  portugese podengo pequeno dog
small (pequeno)
weight: large: 66 lbs / 29.94 kg, medium: 35-44 lbs / 16-20 kg, small: 8.5-11 lbs / 4-5 kg
types: large, medium, small, shorthaired, wirehaired
colors: black, yellow, fawn, tan, solid or marked with white
physical traits: swift, light-footed
hair type: wirehaired, short haired
lively, intelligent, clever, friendly, unassuming, robust, hardy, adaptable
special needs:

exercise, consistent, firm but fair owner/trainer, likes to dig and barks very loudly
nicknames: Portuguese Warren Hound, Podengo Português, Large, Medium and Small Portuguese Hound
origination: Portugal, possibly from the Ibizan Hound and the Iberian Wolf, possibly traced back to northern Africa
bred for: large- deer and rabbit/hare hunting; medium- hunting rabbit/hare; small-ratting, game flushing
identifying traits:  
ideal for: warmer weather, companionship, rabbit/hare hunting, ratting, watchdog, lure coursing, agility
good with kids? when mutual respect is established
life expectancy: 12-14 yrs  
of interest:  
kennel clubs: fci-(primitive type hunting dog group), arba-(hound dog group), ukc-(sighthound/pariah dog group)
rescues: n/a  
shorthaired portuguese podengo grande dog
short haired grande Portuguese Podengo

wirehaired portuguese podengo pequeno dog
wire haired pequeno Portuguese Podengo
home | herding | hound | molossoid | nonsporting | primitive | spitz | sporting | terrier | toy | working | write us