ANIMAL LIFE EXPECTANCY!

PORTUGUESE PODENGO

Picture of a portuguese podengo
LIFE SPAN: 12-14 years
Breed Name: Portuguese Podengo
Group: Sighthound & Pariah
Origin: Portugal
Portuguese Warren Hound-Portuguese Podengo, Chien De Garenne Portugais, Portugiesischer Podengo, Podenco Portugues

HISTORY

The probable origin of the Portuguese Podengo is from unspecialized, primitive hunting dogs that were obtained and distributed by Phoenician traders during their circumnavigation of Africa in 600 BC. The Portuguese Podengo was recognized by the United Kennel Club July 1, 2006.