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Portuguese Water Dog review

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The Portuguese Water Dog is a fairly rare breed, these dogs are originally from the Portuguese. The Portuguese water dog has a straight topline, a broad and domed head that’s slightly longer than its muzzle. This dog is an energetic dog of medium size with webbed feet that aid in swimming. Physically he is lively and athletic, poised for any activity. Most Portuguese Water Dogs are accepting of other pets when raised with them.

  • Dog Breed Group:  Working group
  • Height: 50 to 57 cm
  • Weight: 41 to 59 pounds
  • Life Span: 12 to 15 years
  • Other Names: Algarvian Water Dog, Portuguese Fishing Dog

Portuguese Water Dog

7

Adaptability

7.0/10

Trainability

6.5/10

Friendliness

8.5/10

Exercise Needs

8.5/10

Health Grooming

4.5/10

Pros

  • Great swimmer
  • Good with kids
  • Easy Training

Cons

  • Lot of grooming

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