PODENGOS DA FLORESTA
"Podengos of the Forest"
Ezzi and Sammi, 24 days of age
PUPPIES ARRIVED ! (click on "J" Litter)
The breeding of wire-hair
Portuguese Podengo Pequenos is an interesting art and science.
This type and variety of Portuguese Podengo was almost extinct in the 1960's in Portugal, and only with
the hard work of several very serious breeders was it brought back to the PPPWH of today. Trying to
obtain the correct wire coat in addition to the correct conformation along with all of the other points that
our Standard calls for is not an easy task and requires a great deal of thought, observation, study, and
This type and variety of PP hunts rabbits and that ability, too, must enter into the equation, although we do
not have that many hunters using this breed for this purpose in the USA yet. Remember, with the
exception of a few PP Hollywood "movie stars", the PP breed did not really start being imported into the
USA until shortly after the new millennium began. With the help of some excellent Portuguese breeders,
we've had some very nice foundation stock come to America to help us all build the strong foundation
for this rare breed in our country.
LITTERS: We usually breed only one or two litters a year at Podengos da Floresta Kennels. We believe
in quality rather than quantity and we put a great deal of time into socializing and early training of
our puppies, be they show or pet quality. We want them to ease into their new homes smoothly
and with good habits starting to form. We start crate training, lead training, and house breaking
before our puppies leave us at 10 weeks of age (in the US - older if going abroad). They will have
had their first vaccine, been wormed if needed, and have had a thorough physical exam - including
palpation of their knees. Our puppies are "family raised" in the house; they are not raised or run
in kennels. When they are old enough, they are put in the fenced-in dog yard for lots of play during
the day with us in attendance. When they are about 6 weeks old, we begin walking them in the woods,
also, if it is not midwinter.
LITTER ARRIVED: March 17, 2008, St. Patrick's Day
sired by Habib da Casa da Torre (Imp PT)
out of our BIS ARBA CH Aurora da Floresta
JOURNAL of our "E" Litter (click to enter)
This is a repeat breeding of:
Tintol do Vale Negro and Sarissa (of Monte dos Podengos)
This is the same breeding that produced our
2X BIS ARBA CH Aurora da Floresta
PEDIGREE of our "F" Litter
LITTER ARRIVED: September 2, 2008 brought the arrival of our "F" litter - a little boy.
JOURNAL of our "F" Litter (click to enter)
LITTER ARRIVED: December 1, 2008 brought us the arrival of our "G" Litter, a little boy.
Parents are: Habib da Casa da Torre X Carochinha da Floresta
JOURNAL of our "G" Litter (under construction)
|PEDIGREE of our "H" Litter|
LITTER ARRIVED: May 29, 2009
CH Ilda da Casa da S Domingos presented us with a litter of
5 puppies: 4 bitches and 1 dog. Tintol do Vale Negro is the sire.
|PEDIGREE of our "I" Litter|
LITTER ARRIVED: February 23, 2010
ARBA CH Aurora da Floresta presented us with 4 puppies:
3 bitches and 1 dog.
ARBA CH Horacio de Viamonte, NA, NAJ is the sire.
|PEDIGREE of our "J" Litter|
LITTER ARRIVED: APRIL 17, 2012
ARBA CH Aurora da Floresta presented us with 4 puppies;
3 bitches and 1 dog.
Ketka's Color Guard is the sire.
Both parents CHIC certified
JOURNAL of our "J" Litter
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