Galgo Español

loyal, reserved, calm

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Welcome to the Galgo Español Breed Archive, a place for Galgo Español lovers, breed enthusiasts and pedigree addicts.
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Country of origin: Spain
Breed group: Sighthounds - Group 10 (FCI);


Size: medium/large
Coat: dense, smooth or wire
Colour: various colour
Life expectancy: 12-14 years


Reserved, quiet and even shy but gentle lover of the couch willing to share it with family and other animals of the household.

Agile hare hunter

Galgos are still used for hare hunting in Spain and participate in hunting competitions called 'carreras en campo'.
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