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Dogs for hunting use. The Podenco Andaluz is a dog who, is capable of due to his sense of smell and his trained hunting instinct successfully hunting - rabbit search in bushes on the retrieving of ducks in the water to the difficult points of wild boar. Still the race their own agility and resilience, adding to this ability to get a dog that is extremely suitable for hunting.
Height at Withers:
- Big size: males: 54 64 cm, females: 53-61 cm
- Medium size: males: 43-53 cm, females: 42-52 cm
- Small size: males: 35-42 cm, females: 32-41 cm
- Large: 27kg ± 6kg
- Medium: 16kg ± 6kg
- Small: 8kg ± 3kg
A harmonious, compact, very rustic and vertical dog. The Podenco Andaluz is a race that occurs in 3 different sizes and occur within these 3 different/hair dress of variations of fur. The sizes are:
- Podenco Andaluz large
- Podenco Andaluz medium
- Podenco Andaluz small
3 coat types may occur:
- Bristle type (hard and long)
- Silk type (silky and long)
- Smooth hair type (short and fine)
very intelligent, noble, socially responsible and always alert
By exact reactions to appropriate stimuli that show a lively and balanced character. Very loving, submissive and loyal to the owner, this binding but breaks under unjustified penalty. All this enables the Podenco Andaluz especially for the training. He is a dog born to hunt with an excellent sense of smell and a high fatigue resistance, who stop at nothing, methodically and quickly looking at, with a cheerful gang behind the spoils here, both of big game and small game hunting, he is the ideal Retriever of hair and feathered game both in the water and inaccessible terrain.
History: Podenco Andaluz (national breed)
Original breed from southern of Spain, more precisely from Andalusia, descendant of the Egyptian Podencos from the time of the Pharaohs, who arrived with Phoenicians on the colony in Cadiz on the Iberian Peninsula. Due to the numerous invasions, he came into contact with many other cultures and civilizations.
There are traditions in abundance to the ancestors of this breed in Egypt and Egyptian museums in the world. It should be Anubis, the God of the dead, the sacred representation, which produced the Egyptians of this beautiful dog.
Coat: Podenco Andaluz (national breed)
Length: short or fine hair: 2cm ± 1cm, hard or rough coat: 5cm ± 1cm, long or silky coat: 8cm ± 2cm
Texture: short or fine hair feel hard and smooth, hard or Bristly hair hard and long or silky hair silky. Both dogs of the silk type as also of the bristle type are covered all over with abundant hair, only on the limbs and the head is slightly shorter. Striking is the absence of Undercoat.
Color: The ceiling is white or channeled or both mixed well. The white comes in the variations of silver, matte or ivory. Cinnamon can vary between bright and sharply bright.
Allowed colors: cinnamon and white.
Non-approved colors: all other colors.