Short-haired Estrela Mountain Dog. Photo: Manuela Paraíso

Ancestral livestock guardian. 

Loyal and tender companion.

Rustic and healthy.

 

Get acquainted with this extraordinary Portuguese canine breed.

The loyal friend

The Estrela is a potentially excellent family dog.

But he needs a balanced education.

Long-haired Estrela Mountain Dogs. Photo: Miguel Silva

The origin of the Estrela is related to the need of protecting the flocks from wolves.

Iberian Wold. Photo: www.publico.es

Short-haired Estrela Mountain Dog. Photo: Ponta da Pinta

Frequently asked questions

Long-haired Estrela Mountain Dog.

Photo: Ponta da Pinta

Are you planning to acquire an Estrela?

Long-haired Estrela Mountain Dog

Photo: Canil do Cabeço do Seixo

Photo exhibition "Montemuro, the last transhumance route",

by Filomeno Silva

News

Books about

the breed

Research

Hip dysplasia screening test

Photo courtesy of Dr. Mário Ginja/ UTAD

Have you lost or found an Estrela?

Share your appeal:

SOS  Estrela Mountain Dog

Long-haired Estrela Mountain Dog.  Photo: Alexandre Vidigal

CONTACT

 

comunidade.do.cse@gmail.com

 

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