Get to know the Cão Fila de São Miguel
All you need to know about the breed
Hardly known outside of their native territory, the Cão Fila de São Miguel still has bragging rights, full stop: The breed comes from Saõ Miguel, San Miguel to the anglophone world, an island in the Portuguese Azores, a locale that’s as striking as this dog is strong and smart. A legacy as a working breed used to herd cattle makes them confident but also dominant.
Ensure your Cão Fila de São Miguel has a job and they’ll be contentedly occupied. They are still used widely for work; centuries of existence hasn’t dimmed their work ethic nor genetic desire for activity. The breed may be best then for experienced owners or those who require a strong working dog for their premises. Many Cão Fila de São Miguel have been used to spending a majority of their time outside tending to their herd.
As far as their health is concerned, the Cão Fila de São Miguel is a hardy, muscular breed, medium to large, with a great constitution and a good lifespan.
Affectionate and content with those they know, the calm, cool Cão Fila de São Miguel takes to family life well but can be very wary of strangers; once they’re introduced, they’ll settle right in.
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From specific breed traits to a general health overview, here are some interesting facts about your Cão Fila de São Miguel
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