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Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Water Dog
Portuguese Water Dog
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Key facts about the Portuguese Water Dog

  • Life expectancy : Between 12 and 14 years
  • Temperament : Affectionate, Playful, Intelligent, Hunter
  • Size : Medium
  • Type of coat : Short, Long

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 8 - Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs

Section

Section 3 : Water Dogs

Physical characteristics of the Portuguese Water Dog

Adult size

Female dog Between 17 and 20 in
Male dog Between 20 and 22 in

Weight

Female dog Between 35 and 49 lb
Male dog Between 42 and 55 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the Portuguese Water Dog

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

Portuguese Water Dog in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

Portuguese Water Dog and cats

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Portuguese Water Dog and dogs

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Portuguese Water Dog and children

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Portuguese Water Dog and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the Portuguese Water Dog

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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