2024 Breed Appreciation Day

The Breed Appreciation Day is an opportunity for anyone interested in the breed to gain a better understanding of the Portuguese Podengo (Pequeno). The Breed History and Breed Standard Presentation, with or without lunch, is open to all. However, the full day, which includes the Multi-Choice Exam, is a mandatory requirement for all judges wishing to progress in the Judges Education Programme and will be available only to those candidates who are eligible.

The presentation will be followed by the most important aspect of the day, which no online facility can offer: an opportunity to inspect live specimens of the breed and to be mentored by experts in the breed, led by the one and only world renowned authority on Portuguese Podengos, as well as being a top breeder and an extremely highly respected judge of Portuguese Podengos, worldwide – Gabriela Veiga.

If you're interested in attending, you can download the application form on this page. Payment is by cheque payable to “Northern Portuguese Podengo Association” or bank transfer. For these details or if you need any further information, contact Rob Dunning via the Contact Form at the foot of this page.

Please note that no dogs, other than those invited to the event, are permitted in the hall.

Judges please note:

  • Judges / candidates wishing to take the Multiple-Choice Exam must ensure that they have passed the JEP entry level criteria.
  • It is recommended that candidates read the Breed Standard* before the event. This can be found on the Kennel Club Ltd. Website via the following link (Kennel Club breed standards are copyright of the Kennel Club Ltd and may NOT be reproduced without permission):  https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/breed/standard.aspx?id=1178

Date: Saturday the 2nd November, 2024
Time: 10:30h (registration and tea / coffee) for 11:00h start
Speaker: Gabriela Veiga - a highly experienced judge and acknowledged expert on the breed.
Venue: Yelvertoft Village Hall, Lilbourne Road, Yelvertoft, Northants, NN6 6LJ


Click below to download the Application Form
  • Globally renowned presenter
  • Raise any questions you have in person with experts
  • Refresh your general  knowledge of the breed
  • Revise on the Breed Standard
  • Go hands-on with example dogs
  • Meet with a group of passionate  podenguiros from the NPPA!
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