Castro Laboreiro Dog

Other names : Cao de Castro Laboreiro, Dog of Castro Laboreiro, Portuguese Bouvier, Portuguese Cattle Dog

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Life expectancy

The Castro Laboreiro Dog has a life expectancy of between 12 and 14 years



Adult size

Female Between 22 and 24 in
Male Between 23 and 25 in

Adult weight

Female Between 55 and 77 lb
Male Between 66 and 88 lb
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Purchase price

The Castro Laboreiro Dog costs between £400 and £800

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Castro Laboreiro Dog: Origins and history

There is very little information concerning the history of this breed. It’s thought that the first representative of the breed was born in the late 1800’s, although there is no historical data to back this up.

Training a Castro Laboreiro Dog

Initially, as this breed is quite independent when working, they can also be quite difficult to control and train. Respectful, firm training routines are needed. 

Castro Laboreiro Dog: Purchase price

The initial purchase price to buy a Portuguese Cattle Dog puppy is between £400 and £800. The monthly budget will be around £100. 

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