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Portuguese Shepherd

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Other Names
Cão Da Serra De Aires

Portugal, 1800s.
This breed may be descended from the briards which were bred with local moutain dogs

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Companion, herding

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-13 years of age

Weight & Height
25 to 40 pounds & 16-22 inches tall

Known Health Problems

Easy to obedience train. Good with children & other dogs. This breed is unlikely to be aggressive unless it is provoked

Living Conditions
Not recommended to apartment or city living.

Very little care needed

Exercise daily to keep it calm

Coat Colors
Yellow, Fawn, Gray, Brown or Black


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


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