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Perdiguero 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

Adopt a Perdiguero Navarro, Dog Breed Guide


The Perdiguero Navarro dog breed is considered to be a Braque-type hunting dog. These types are those that point to the game while out hunting.

Official Name

Perdiguero Navarro
The original name of this Spanish pointing dog breed is the Old Spanish Pointer. It is also called as the Pachon de Victoria.


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

Recognized By:
United Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America, Inc.


The Perdiguero Navarro 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. Originally used to hunt and elk but evolved to become a partridge dog. These dogs are impressive when hunting, showing capabilities as hunters, pointers and retrievers.


They are an enthusiastic and active dog that loves to work and has great endurance.

Bred For

Perdiguero Navarro dogs were originally bred to hunt elk. Today these pointing dogs are now used as partridge dogs. This is famous for being capable hunters, pointers and retrievers of game fowls.


Perdiguero Navarro 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.


This are the type of dogs that are very easy to groom.


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


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


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