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Rafeiro de Alentejo

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Other Names
Portuguese Watchdog, Alentejo Mastiff


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

Weight & Height
100 to 132 pounds & 25 to 28 inches at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Hipy Dysplasia

An excellent guard dog. The Refeiro de Alentejo are affectionate with their family but are wary of strangers, however they are not aggressive

Needs consistent training. This breed can be stubborn and dominant

Living Conditions
Not suitable for apartments

Little grooming needed. Brush during shedding season especially

Average exercise needs

Coat Texture
Medium length, thick straight and dense

Coat Colors
Black, Grey, Brindle, or Tawny with white

-- pups per litter.

American Pet Registry, Fédération Cynologique Internationale


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