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Estrela

"Peggy"

Estrela profile

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Lifespan: 10-12 Years

Avg height: 62-72cm

Avg weight: 35-60kg

Coat type: Short coated or long-coated, both have a dense warm undercoat.

Coat colours: Fawn, brindle, grey.

Originally bred for: Livestock guardian.

Breed traits: Stubborn, suspicious, alert, protective.

A little about the Estrela

 

The Estrela is a large, fearless, livestock guardian. It is affectionate and very protective of its family members, especially children, but can be territorial and wary of strangers and other animals. 

 

ESTRELA HEALTH INFORMATION

The Estrela can be prone to the following health conditions: Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Obesity, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Osteochondritis Dissecans, Patellar Luxation, and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Disease.