Portuguese Podengo Pequeno

  • Size

    Small
  • Height

    8 to 12 inches
  • Weight

    9 to 13 pounds
  • Coat

    Smooth – Short, dense; Wire – Long, rough
  • Color

    Yellow, fawn, black, brown, or white
  • Energy

    Medium
  • Activities

    Conformation, Agility, Obedience, Rally, Lure Coursing
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

Originally bred to hunt rabbits on Portugal’s abrasive terrain, the Portuguese Podengo Pequeno is a small, brave hound with a wedge-shaped head and upright ears. The breed has two coat varieties, Smooth and Wire, with a bearded muzzle. A loyal companion, the Podengo is a good watchdog. Energetic and intelligent, the Portuguese Podengo Pequeno needs plenty of daily exercise.

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