The Ibizan Campanero is not recognized by the FCI. Researchers in Spain see, based on scientific research, the Ibizan Campanero as a race. Certainly it is a large variation Podenco Andaluz.
The Ibizan Andaluz Podenco Campanero is one of large size with a shaggy white coat, he is seen by hunters as the jewel in the Ibizans because of his incomparable way of hunting. The official standard of the large size pPdenco Andaluz states that the height to the withers for males is 54 to 65 inches and females 53 to 61 cm. The Campanero has a smooth, compact construction, high intelligence, is noble, very sociable and always alert.
To achieve a Podenco with a heavier build (skeleton) for hunting larger game, it is believed that in the distant past a Podenco was crossed with a Mastiff and the result was a Podenco Campanero. It is a lively dog with a balanced character, very loving, submissive, loyal and faithful to his boss. This podenco type has an excellent sense of smell, does not tire quickly, is able to quickly search and is not intimidated. It is mainly used for hunting deer and wild boar.
"An ideal hunting companion, protector of the estate, a good companion in the solitude of the mountains, loyal to his last breath."
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