Rastreador Brasileiro

Rastreador Brasileiro
Vital Statistics:
Place of Origin: Brazil
Group: Scenthound
Height: 24-28 in.
Weight: 50-60 lbs.
Life span: n/a
Trainability: n/a
Good with children: yes
Good with other pets: will chase small animals

What is the origin of the Rastreador Brasileiro?

The main contributor to the development of the Rastreador Brasileiro was the American Foxhound. The Rastreador is native to Brazil. They may be difficult to come by as they were considered extinct, but breeders have been trying to recreate the dog. Rastreador Brasileiro means Brazilian Tracker.

What does the Rastreador Brasileiro look like?

The Rastreador is 24-28 inches tall and weight 50-60 lbs. The head is a triangular shape with a straight muzzle. The nose is dark. Eyes are almond-shaped and dark. Ears are pendant with rounded tips. The coat is dense, very short, coarse hair. Colors are white with small blue markings, chestnut markings on legs, white with large black or chestnut markings, white with large black or chestnut markings, brown with black head, back and tail. Occasional brushing will remove dead hairs.

What is the temperament of the Rastreador Brasileiro?

The Rastreador is an intelligent dog and an ardent hunter. They are quick and eager to learn and should have early positive training. Rastreadors are not aggressive and are good with children. As hunters they need lots of exercise. Off-leash should be in a safe, secure area.

What is the Rastreador Brasileiro used for?

The Rastreador was bred to hunt jaguar and will follow its prey over the most difficult terrain. Rastreadors make very good family companions.

Possible Health Issues

No health information is available at present for this rare breed.

 

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