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Cao Da Serra De Aires

Cao Da Serra De Aires

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-13 Years

Cao Da Serra De Aires Build Information

In English, the Cão da Serra de Aires is referred to as the Portuguese Sheepdog. These dogs are typically of moderate size and build. The average height for this breed is between 16 and 22 inches tall, and the average weight is between 26 and 40 pounds. This dog has a coat of long, shaggy hair, but grooming should be minimal to moderate.

Length (Male):19-25 in.
Length (Female):18-20 in.
Weight:41 - 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

This type of dog is generally loyal, energetic, friendly, and intelligent. It is generally compatible with other dogs. Training may be relatively challenging, as these dogs can be stubborn. They need regular exercise, so daily play and walking should be part of their routine. The average life expectancy for this breed is approximately 12 to 13 years.

Activity Level:Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Friendly


Colors:Black, Chestnut, Fawn, Gray
Grooming:Medium Maintenance

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Breed Talents and Facts

Common nicknames of this pooch are the Cão Macaco, Monkey Dog, and Macaque Dog.

Training:Moderately easy to train
Ideal for Tracking:Yes
Herding Skills:Yes