The Northern Portuguese Podengo Association

Who are we?

We are the UK's No. 1 and premier organisation for everyone interested in the Portuguese Podengo. Our aims are:
  • To promote the interests, health and welfare of the Portuguese Podengo.
  •  To promote responsible ownership through the provision of education and support.
  • To encourage best breeding practices and ensure the original purpose of the breed is preserved.
You can find out more about the Association and our activities here.

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Our website

Welcome to our website - here's how it works:
NPPA tab - details about the Association and its activities, how to join us and links to pay your subs via PayPal.
Breed tab - information about the breed including the breed standard, history, a list of breeders and a gallery of photos.
Welfare tab - lots of health and welfare information and also where we'll put our periodic health survey.
Events tab - details about NPPA events.
Shows tab - news about our own show, Crufts, Monografica and other events.
Links tab - links to various dog organisations, FB pages etc...
Misc tab - all the legal stuff and our Privacy, Cookie and Data Retention Policies, plus an archive of older material.

Where else are we?

We have a very active Facebook group with over 500 members and we regularly post podengo pictures to our Instagram account. You can click on the links here or in the footer of every page to go direct to these social media accounts - why not join us or follow us for a regular fix of all things podengo?

For any enquiries, please email our webmaster:

Latest news headlines:

2022 Monográfica do Podengo Português

Confirmed for 12th June, 2022 in Caldas da Rainha (Portugal). 

Crufts 2022 results

Winners and photos as Crufts returns: there was a strong entry and competition in the Podengos.

NPPA 2022 Open Show

Congratulations to Best in Show winner Plushcourt Gloriana at Belfalas - news and pictures

Breed Appreciation Day

Date changed to Sunday the 13th November, 2022 in Yelvertoft (Northants).

Some of our recent Instagram posts:

With thanks to our sponsors:

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