The Portuguese Water Dog

  • The Portuguese Water Dog
  • Hypoallergenic: Yes
  • Height: Female: 17–20 inches (43–52 cm), Male: 20–22 inches (50–57 cm)
  • Weight: Female: 35–50 lbs (16–23 kg), Male: 42–60 lbs (19–27 kg)
  • Coat: fluffy coat
  • Life Span: 12 – 15 years
  • Temperament: Quarrelsome, Docile, Impetuous, Obedient, Intelligent, Brave
  • Overview:

    Portuguese Water Dogs were originally bred around 700 B.C. and were used to help fishermen with several tasks in the water. Portuguese Water Dogs are originally from the Portuguese region of the Algarve.

    The Portuguese Water Dog is an easy-to-train member of the working group. This breed has a fluffy coat that doesn’t shed