Cão Fila de São Miguel
The Saint Miguel Cattle Dog (Portuguese: cão fila de São Miguel [ˈkɐ̃w̃ ˈfilɐ dɨ ˈsɐ̃w̃ miˈɡɛɫ], literally 'catch dog of São Miguel') is a dog breed of molosser type originating on São Miguel Island in the Azores, an island chain which is one of the autonomous regions of Portugal. The breed was originally used as a herding dog for working with cattle.
Also known as
This breed is also called Azores Cattle Dog, Azores Cow Dog, Cao De Fila De Sao Miguel, Cao Fila De Sao Miguel, Cão De Fila De São Miguel, February 2020, Sao Miguel Cattle Dog, St Miguel Cattle Dog, St. Miguel Cattle Dog, São Miguel Catch Dog as well as São Miguel Cattle Dog.
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