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Portugese Water Dog

Group Gundogs
AKC Group AKC Working Dogs
Temperament obedient, good natured
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Large Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Frequent Grooming
Activeness Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Sociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Moderately Good Watch Dog
Training Easy to train dogs breeds

Portugese Water Dog Facts

First used for Retrieving objects from the sea
Country of origins Portugal
Year of origin 1500s
Colors Various colors
Height (min) 41 inches (16 cm)
Height (max) 56 inches (22 cm)
Weight (min) 35 lbs (16 kg)
Weight (max) 55 lbs (25 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 10 years
Life expectancy (max) 14 years