The Portuguese Podengo is also known as the warren hound for its keen rabbit hunting but the Grande traditionally hunted deer and wild boar.
Someone looking for a tough, hardy and observant dog. They will also need a 6ft high fence.
Anyone put off by a hunting instinct. The Podengo Grande was bred to exhaust and hold down its prey until the hunter arrived.
Podengo, Portugese Warren Hound
People will amusingly say "You should put a saddle on it!"
Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.
variable (smooth, spikey)
Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok
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