Galgo Español

loyal, reserved, calm

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Country of origin: Spain
Breed group: Sighthounds - Group 10 (FCI);

Facts

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

Characteristics

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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