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Pachon Navarro – Dog Breed Guide

Breed summary

Size: Medium
Weight: 60 to 73 pounds
Height: 19 to 22 inches
Longevity: 14
Bark Tendency: Low
Aggression: Medium
Compatibility to other pets: Low

Introduction

Pachon Navarro dogs were originally bred to hunt elk. Today these pointing dogs are now used as partridge dogs.

Official Name

The Pachon Navarro is translated to the Navarro Pointer in English.

Origin

Date – 12th century.
Country – Spain
Family / Group – Gun Dog, Pointer

Recognized By:

United Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America, Inc.

History

This dog breed is believed to have been developed as early the 12th century. It may be the ancestor of the other pointers in this region. For centuries, this dog breed has faced near extinction. Today the few remaining dogs of this type are kept in Spain’s rural region. These dogs are impressive when hunting, showing capabilities as hunters, pointers and retrievers.

Personality

This dog breed is an enthusiastic and active dog that loves to work and has great endurance.

Bred For

They were originally bred to hunt elk. Today these pointing dogs are now used as partridge dogs.

Environment

This is a dog that will not do great in cold climates. They are also not good apartment dogs or city pets. They require homes that are in rural or suburban areas.

Grooming

They are very easy to groom.

Training

They show high intelligence and obedience. This makes them highly trainable dogs.

Health

There are no known health problems plaguing this breed in particular.

Exercise

Lots of exercise is needed for this dog breed. They should be taken on long walks every day.

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