The Portuguese Podengo is the national breed of Portugal.
not to be confused with the Portuguese Water Dog, this breed has three size classifications; small, medium and large.
Life expectancy of a small Podengo is around 12 to 16 years and less in the larger sizes.
- Basal cell carcinoma
- Corneal ulcer
- Nictitating membrane prolapse
- Inguinal hernia
- Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
- Patellar luxation