Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Water Dog- straight from the AKC below is the description of this breed (http://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/portuguese-water-dog/)


  • Personality: The PWD is an “A” student: Affectionate, athletic, and adventurous
  • Energy Level: Very Active; On land or in the water, the spirited PWD will always keep up
  • Good with Children: Yes
  • Good with other Dogs: With Supervision
  • Shedding: Seasonal, Hypoallergenic
  • Grooming: Weekly
  • Trainability: Eager To Please
  • Height: 20-23 inches (male), 17-21 inches (female)
  • Weight: 42-60 pounds (male), 35-50 pounds (female)
  • Life Expectancy: 11-13 years
  • Barking Level: Barks When Necessary

The AKC also has Portuguese Water Dog Club of America at :  http://www.pwdca.org/

This breed was the dog of choice for President Obama.  Bo was born on October 9 ,2008 and in August of 2013 they got Sunny a female dog of the same breed.  



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