Canarian Warren Hound - Dogs breeds | Pets

Posted by tiadoc | 14 September 2011

- España FCI 329

Podenco Canario

The Canarian Warren Hound is brave, decided to, generous and extremely loyal to his master.

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The Canarian Warren Hound It is a breed canine Spanish Canary.

The Canarian Warren Hound, It is one of the oldest breeds that are known today, According to scholars of race data of ago 7000 years. This realize the numerous found vestiges of its representation in engravings, statues and bas-reliefs.

A native of Egypt, probably, He was taken by the Phoenicians, Greek, the same Egyptians to the Canary Islands and Carthaginian, where it is currently easy to see in the larger islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife).

Since its inception, the Canarian Warren Hound has been located in the natural environment and in power of the farmer who needed to hunt to survive. Given the perfect hunting qualities of this dog: his sense of smell, his ear and sharp vision, as his great speed in the race after the dam, the peasant has had, always, a wonderful ally, It has been able to take advantage of.

The Canarian Warren Hound, as its name suggests it is found in the Canary Islands, and a dog is little known and disseminated outside their place of origin, It is not easy to find puppies.

To the present day, is perfectly adapted, both the flat lands as stony and mountainous, Sandy, or soft as meadows or swingeing; You can both enter caves that penetrates in Lava Tubes or galleries, in thickets or forests, in the end, not arredra before no obstacle.

Physical characteristics

The Canarian Warren Hound, is a dog from size medium, very light but tough.

The height to the cross males will of 55 to 64 cm and the females of 53 to 60 cm.. These measures have 2 cm tolerance up or down.

Has the muscles hyper developed and not adipose panniculus present is easy to appreciate the ribcage, the spine and hip bone.

Has the head elongated with little pronounced stop, the eyes are small, almond-shaped and oblique.

Their ears they are rather large, When the Earth State of arousal keeps them in erect and fall backwards when it is at rest, they are wide at the base and end up in tip.

The limb perfectly Plumb, they are straight, has fine but strong bones. The tail is low, You can take the low or sickle-shaped, but does not exceed Hock.

The hair the Podenco Canario is smooth, tight and short. In the layer color combinations within the following are supported colors: Red and white, with more or less intense red, and finally, Orange to mahogany.


These dogs start to hunt from an early age, giving cases of animals less than three months that show strong hunting instinct.

When they discover and/or they chase prey, they emit a characteristic short and repetitive bark, local hunters known as "sing a rabbit".

Canarian Warren Hound: Standard FCI
Character and skills

The Canarian Warren Hound is an animal not showing aggressiveness usually, extremely loyal and noble to teammate, restless, independent, stubborn, worker and intelligent.

It´s brave and decided to, the race is fast and very agile, generous and extremely fell to its owner.

There are no guard and defense attitudes, at home it is "all unknown friend", What makes it ideal as a pet.

If you are raised inside of a Home, Once overcome the first six months of hyperactive life, shown as a quiet animal and customize, attitude changes drastically once comes to the field of hunting.

In its role of Hunter He has always dedicated to the House of the rabbit and its most important feature is the ability that has to adapt to any type of terrain. It is capable of detecting the presence of the press inside cracks thorny bushes or stone walls, Podenco Canario only to follow the trail of the dam with the smell but not catch it.


In the Canary Islands is used in conjunction with the huron, Since the latter catches the rabbit by the throat.

Images of the Canary Warren Hound
  • Otros nombres: Kanarischen Podenco / Canarian Warren Hound / Canary Islands Hound.
  • Group 5 / section 7 -Primitive type of hunting.

Dogs breeds: Canarian Warren Hound

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