Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Water Dog

Key facts about the Portuguese Water Dog

Life expectancy :

7

19

12

14

Temperament :

Affectionate Playful Intelligent Hunter

Size :

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

    Coat colour

    Black
    White
    Brown

    Type of coat

    Short
    Long

    Eye colour

    Brown

    Temperament

    • 100%

      Affectionate

    • 100%

      Playful

    • 66%

      Calm

    • 100%

      Intelligent

    • 100%

      Hunter

    • 66%

      Fearful / wary of strangers

    • 66%

      Independent

      Behaviour of the Portuguese Water Dog

      • 66%

        Tolerates solitude

      • 100%

        Easy to train / obedience

      • 66%

        Barking

      • 66%