Cao De Castro Laboreiro

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Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized
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Overview
Originating in Portugal, the Cao de Castro Laboreiro is also referred to as the Portuguese Cattle Dog. They were developed as a guardian of livestock, family, and property. This ancient breed is not well known and is considered to be rare and difficult to obtain.
Character
The Cao de Castro Laboreiro possesses a fearsome and penetrating expression. This breed is muscular, well-built, robust, and medium to large in size. They exhibit an imposing and haughty presence.
Temperament
The Cao de Castro Laboreiro breed is dynamic, dominant, and not recommended for inexperienced dog owners. They are suspicious and wary of strangers. The Cao de Castro Laboreiro is extremely protective of their family, property, and territory and are formidable opponents if threatened. They are not recommended for homes with dogs or other household pets. They are playful and patient with children they have been raised with. They make loyal, trustworthy, and devoted companions and guardians.
Care
Regular brushing to remove loose and dead hair is recommended for the Cao de Castro Laboreiro. Bathing should only be done when absolutely necessary. Due to the rarity of this breed there are no known health issues.
Coat
The coat of the Cao de Castro Laboreiro is weather-resistant, thick, smooth, rough, and dense. This is a single coat breed.
Training
The Cao de Castro Laboreiro is highly intelligent and will only tolerate orders from their owners. They require a master with experience and a respect for this breed. Early socialization and obedience is a must. Cao de Castro Laboreiro's will not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training must be done with firmness, fairness, and consistency.
Activity
The Cao de Castro Laboreiro breed is not recommended for city or apartment living. The Cao de Castro Laboreiro must be in a rural setting with a job to do and ample space to safely roam.
Weight
Male: 66-88; Female: 44-66 lbs
Height
Male: 21.5-23.5; Female: 20.5-22.5 inches
Color(s)
Any shade of gray, although wolf gray is the most common. There may or may not be a black mask. May also present in a brindle.
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2017

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How much do Cao De Castro Laboreiro puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Cao De Castro Laboreiro varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Cao De Castro Laboreiro puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Cao De Castro Laboreiros sold is $0.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Cao De Castro Laboreiro with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $0 upwards to $0 or even more for a Cao De Castro Laboreiro with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Cao De Castro Laboreiros sold is $0.

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Annual cost of owning a Cao De Castro Laboreiro puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Cao De Castro Laboreiros true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Most Popular Cao De Castro Laboreiro Names for 2017

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  • 2. Kruz
  • 3. Beto

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What do Cao De Castro Laboreiro's eat?

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The Cao De Castro Laboreiro can eat any brand of dog food, but a grain-free high quality dog food is the best food for your dog.

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Is the Cao De Castro Laboreiro anything like a labrador?

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Some genetic studies prove that the Labrador descend from de Castro Laboreiro.
Some centuries ago, Portuguese fisherman's take with them some Castro Laboreiro's to the Labrador region.

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Is the Cao De Castro Laboreiro breed rare?

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Cao De Castro Laboreiro's are a rare breed in Europe and America.

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Updated: 10/20/2017