This medium sized dog has a light and long silhouette. In spite of his rather fragile appearance, his physique is endowed with exceptional resistance.
With a very slender appearance, his fat-free constitution easily reveals his lean, developed muscles and strong skeleton.
The Podenco Canario is specially built for hunting.
Between 55 and 64 cm (21.65 to 25.20 inches) for the male
Between 53 and 60 cm (20.87 to 23.62 inches) for the female
Between 24 and 25 kg (52.91 to 55.12 pounds) for the male
Between 24 and 25 kg (52.91 to 55.12 pounds) for the female
The color of his coat is essentially red and white, which can vary in shades of a more or less intense red, ranging from orange to carmine, of which all possible combinations are allowed.
The short hair of his red and white coat is smooth, dense and tight.
His head, with a rather flattened skull, has a stop which is not very marked. His dark eyes are small and almond-shaped.
His large ears, carried erect, are quite big. His nose is flesh-color. His tail is sickle-shaped or hanging and does not extend below the hock.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 7 and is #329