Podenco Canario

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Podenco Canario

Overview

Podenco Canario is referred as Canary Islands Hound, Canarian Warren Hound in English, it is a breed originated in the Canary Islands. Since, it is used as hunting dogs in packs, in its native land, Canary Islands to the time. The Podenco Canario is Spanish name mean Canarian Hound. It is a primitive breed that dates back to Egyptian Antiquity. Though, the breed is originated in Spain but its roots had been believed goes back to Egypt. These dogs are mainly used for small games hunting, particularly the rabbits. The standard of the breed generally describe it a dog with nervy behavior, agitated attitude with a keen heartiness that is a distinctive key hunting dog. These dogs are not bred with aggression, some may, but generally, the various dogs of the breed are remarkably very gentle and loyal like Greyhound. It is very attached and dedicated to the owner; it can spend very rigorous day in a stoic manner tirelessly. Sometimes, it seems a nervy and high strung breed, but it can be trained. It may tend to be responsive to the owner and must not present any problem during training if handler is showing true leadership qualities. To hold-off its nervy behavior, the dog must be trained consistently with gentle and positive manners. The breed loves to run rapidly and freely and when off-leash, it can run and may not listen to its handler. It can be taught with a gentle, consistent and positive training. Being an energetic and highly strong dog, the breed needs abundant amount of exercises and mental stimulation in wider open areas to run and play. It is adjustable and suitable for those houses that are with large yards, preferably, country sides and suburban settings. It is not fit for small homes and apartments. It will take part in dogs sports that needs energy and speed. This dog must be given a large amount of exercise to drain out its unnecessary energy or the dog may display unwanted behavioral issues like chewing and digging. The height of the Podenco Canario is 21.7 to 25.2 inches for males, females are somewhat smaller. The weight is about 55 pounds. The life expectancy of the Podenco Canario is 11 to 13 years.

Podenco Canario History

The Podenco Canario is found on all of the canary islands and has long been thought to descend from a really ancient kind brought to the islands in antiquity, and isolated there, plausible to be an example of the very oldest breeds. it had been thought to possess originated in Egypt and North Africa, and brought to the Canaries by the terribly earliest human settlers on the islands. Linguistic and genetic analyses of the descendants of the earliest acknowledged human inhabitants of the Canary Islands appear to point a typical origin with the Berbers of northern Africa, who might have brought the dogs there as a food Supply. But, recent genetics studies have complete that the Podenco may be a style of dog a lot of closely associated with, and no a lot of primitive than, the remainder of the European hunting breeds. On the Canary Islands, from wherever he originates, he's well-known under the name of Podenco Canario . we have a tendency to meet him of times on all the islands, particularly on the largest, on the gran Canary Island and therefore the island of Tenerife. The Podenco Canario could be a dog of Egyptian origin that was most likely imported to the island by the Phoenicians, the Greeks, the Carthaginians and therefore the Egyptians themselves. it's one among the foremost ancient breeds breathing, as a result of we discover various vestiges (engravings, statues, bas-reliefs) within the tombs of the Pharaohs and within the museums of the Louvre or a people museum. This breed dates back about seven thousand years.

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Podenco Canario Life Expectancy

The life expectancy of the Podenco Canario is 11 to 13 years.

Podenco Canario Appearance

It is a dog of medium size, designed on long lines, slender, light-weight and very resistant. The skeleton is well developed. The absence of layers of fat build it possible to see the rib cage additionally because the spinal column and therefore the hip bones. The muscular structure is developed to the best degree, lean, the tightening of the muscles are evident through the skin.

Podenco Canario Weight and Height

The height the of the Podenco Canario is 21.7 to 25.2 inches for males, females are somewhat smaller. The weight is about 55 pounds.

Podenco Canario Temperament

The standard of the breed generally describe it a dog with nervy behavior, agitated attitude with a keen heartiness that is a distinctive key hunting dog. These dogs are not bred with aggression, some may, but generally, the various dogs of the breed are remarkably very gentle and loyal like Greyhound. It is very attached and dedicated to the owner; it can spend very rigorous day in a stoic manner tirelessly.

Podenco Canario with children and other pets

If socialized well with other pets at home and children it may tend to behave gently with them.

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Podenco Canario Care and Grooming

The coat of the breed is rather shiny and able to be wipe with a wet cloth or chamois to maintain its tidy look. The short coat of the breed needs time to time brushing.

Podenco Canario Health Issues

A seldom genetic sexual development’s disorder has been seen in one dog of the breed, a disorder of ovotesticular/testicular, that can result only in dogs who are genetically females developing testes or ovotestes despite ovaries.

Podenco Canario Training

Sometimes, it seems a nervy and high strung breed, but it can be trained. It may tend to be responsive to the owner and must not present any problem during training if handler is showing true leadership qualities. To hold-off its nervy behavior, the dog must be trained consistently with gentle and positive manners. The breed loves to run rapidly and freely and when off-leash, it can run and may not listen to its handler. It can be taught with a gentle, consistent and positive training.

Podenco Canario Exercise

Being an energetic and highly strong dog, the breed needs abundant amount of exercises and mental stimulation in wider open areas to run and play. It is adjustable and suitable for those houses that are with large yards, preferably, country sides and suburban settings. It is not fit for small homes and apartments. It will take part in dogs sports that needs energy and speed. This dog must be given a large amount of exercise to drain out its unnecessary energy or the dog may display unwanted behavioral issues like chewing and digging.

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Podenco Canario Group

Hounding.

Podenco Canario Recognition

The breed is recognized by FCI.

Podenco Canario Good Names

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