Dog Breed Group: Hunting Dog
Life Span: 10-12 years
Weight: Small: 17.5 pounds (8 kg)Large: 59.5 pounds (26.5 kg), Medium: 31 pounds (14 kg)
Height: Small: 14.5 inches (36.5 cm)Large: 22.5 inches (56.5 cm), Medium: 18.5 inches (46.5 cm)
Origin of Name: The Andalusian Hound (Spanish: Podenco andaluz) is a warren hound dog breed originating in Spain.
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They originated from the Andalusian region of southern Spain. The hound is believed to have descended from a European hunting dog. They are one of those ancient breeds that are depicted on cave paintings in the peninsula of Iberia many years ago.
They are also known as Podenco Andaluz in Spain in 1990, the breed was recognized. Due to the lack of any distinct or unique characteristics and it is shared with other dogs, the breed is not recognized outside its place of origin.