Category Archives: Portuguese Dog Breeds

A Poignant Story – Given a Final Chance in Life

RECENT FACEBOOK PLEA by AANIFEIRA Member, SONIA RIBEIRO Blind Podenga bitch, dehydrated, hungry and with serious health problems found lying motionless on main road. This is the moving story of GAIA, a Podenga bitch used relentlessly for hunting and then  senselessly discarded … Continue reading

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The Portuguese Castro Laboreiro

Following our story on Portuguese breeds of dogs and the Podengo breed, I would like to showcase another magnificent breed called the Castro Laboreiro, considered to be one of the oldest breeds in the Iberian Peninsular. Incredibly this breed is … Continue reading

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The Portuguese Podengo

Did you know that Portugal boasts several different breeds of its own dogs, one of them being the Portuguese Podengo?  The Portuguese Podengo or Portuguese Warren Hound is classified as a primitive breed and is therefore considered one of the … Continue reading

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