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Portuguese Water Dog

Fast Facts

  • Energy High
  • Size Large
  • Trainability Responsive
  • Overview

  • The Portuguese Water Dog is a spirited working dog that loves to be in the water. Being that it was originally bred to assist fishermen at sea, the "Portie" as it is affectionately known, is an excellent swimmer and retriever. This breed made headlines in recent years as the First Dogs, Bo and Sunny, are both Portuguese Water Dogs. Porties are often confused with a similar breed, the Poodle, and like to stay active and show affection. They are loving, loyal and dependable, and make great family pets.

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Jordan B.

04/10/2020

Portuguese Water Dog

The people at PuppySpot were incredible. Their ability to navigate a very tricky transportation plan amidst multiple cancelled flights was extraordinary. They were incredibly helpful in our preparation. And it was very obvious that the breeder cared immensely for the well being of our puppy. We could not recommend Puppyspot more enthusiastically.

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