From the island of San Miguel in the Azores, the rustic Portuguese cattle dog has an unusual head, which evokes that of the hyena or the Lycaon.

The breed dates back to at least the 1800s. A standard was published in 1984 and the breed was recognized by the FCI in 1995.

Kennel Auto de Fe
Contains breed profile, photographs, and videos. Helsinki, Finland. [English, Portuguese and Finnish]
Yahoo Groups: Fila Sao Miguel
Mailing list for the discussion of this breed, also known as the Cao de Fila de Sao Miguel.

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