Azores Cattle Dog
The Azores Cattle Dog, also known as the CÃ£o Fila de SÃ£o Miguel or SÃ£o Miguel Cattle Dog originated on the largest island in the Azores, SÃ£o Miguel. It was recognized in 1995.
The breed is medium-sized and muscular, with a strong jaw. Its tail is usually docked extremely short and its ears are cut round.
The Azores Cattle Dog is a descendent of the Terceira, an extinct breed. It was bred to work cattle, but it can tend toward aggressive behavior.