Portuguese club do Cão de Gado Transmontano

Portuguese club do Cão de Gado Transmontano


Portuguese club do Cão de Gado Transmontano, the mission.

O Cão de Gado Transmontano (CGT) is a breed that has accompanied man since the days when there was the transhumance, resisting the needs, trends and evolution of people's lives.
Is recognized as the 9th Portuguese Breed, by the Portuguese Kennel Club (CPC). Has your Who recognized from 2012. Not yet have recognition by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI).
Have common traits to other molossoídes that characterize their ancestry, but also has tags that allow you to recognize how unique, his size, his strength and speed, his quiet but firm personality, his eyes deep and thoughtful.
During hundreds of years lived and adapted to its habitat, of great physical requirement and tenacity. He also developed skills of protection and defense in their grazing function but also in defense of its owner and its Manor, is the Wolf or another kind of weird.
Over the years, some copies were taken to other places of Portugal, to Europe and to other places in the world.
The current dispersion of motivated effort that a group of friends and owners of livestock guarding dogs in Portuguese Club founded the Trás-os-Montes do Cão de Gado Transmontano (CPCGT), national and international concern, headquartered in the central region, in Leiria.

The Portuguese Club do Cão de Gado Transmontano

Has as its purposes:

  • Promote the sharing of experience between members in the creation of CGT;
  • Promote the dissemination of good practices for the optimization of the CGT;
  • Establish partnerships with organizations, and other, national and international;
  • Boost research credibilize international recognition of the breed of the CGT;
  • Organizing formal and informal training in the form of courses, seminars, gatherings, meetings and cultural activities with relevance to the statement and disclosure of the breed of the CGT;
  • Edit and disseminate technical and scientific information of interest to Club members;
  • Represent the interests of Associates, friends and partners of the Club;
  • Promote the breed in Portugal and the rest of the world;

This Club is a non-profit association that aims to be an asset for its members and for the owners of copies of CGT.
We would like to get their recognition, and support, requesting an effective disclosure.
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