Estrela Mountain Dogs are large and sturdy, with males reaching 25 to 29 inches and females 24 to 28 inches at the shoulder.
Known for their loyalty and protective instincts, Estrela Mountain Dogs make excellent guardians and family pets.
These dogs have moderate to high energy levels. Regular exercise and playtime are essential to keep them happy and healthy.
Estrela Mountain Dogs have a thick double coat that requires regular brushing to prevent matting and remove loose fur.
Early socialization and consistent, positive reinforcement training are crucial to mold their well-behaved nature.
Learn about potential health issues such as hip dysplasia and heart problems common in the Estrela Mountain Dog breed.
Consider your living arrangements, as these dogs need sufficient space and a secure, fenced yard to roam.
Estrela Mountain Dogs can be gentle and affectionate with children and other pets when properly socialized.
Owning an Estrela Mountain Dog requires time for training, exercise, grooming, and companionship.
Choose a reputable breeder with a history of responsible breeding practices and healthy, well-cared-for puppies.