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Portuguese Hound
(Podengo Portuguese)


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Names
Podengo Portuguese Medio(medium)
Podengo Portuguese Grande(Large)
Podengo Portuguese Pequeno(small)
Portuguese Hound

Origin
Portugal, Antiquity

Use Today
Companion, Hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-14 years of age

Weight & Height
Large: 44 to 66 pounds & 22-27 inches tall
Medium: 35-44lbs & 15-22 inches tall
Small: 9-13lbs & 8-12 Inches tall

Known Health Problems
Fairly Healthy Breed

Temperment
The Podengo Medio is the most popular of the 3 sizes.. It is an affectionate family companion

Training
?

Living Conditions
Not suitable for apartments

Grooming
Comb Occasionally

Exercise
Lots of daily exercise needed

Coat Texture
Smooth or Wire-haired

Coat Colors
Yellow, Fawn or black with white markings

Puppies
? pups per litter.

Recognition
Continental Kennel Club, American Pet Registry, Fédération Cynologique Internationale, National Kennel Club

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