Portuguese Water Dog Breed Information

Portuguese Water Dog
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 15, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
17 108 241 5.1 14 20

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 3 4 5 6
Bitches 2 3 4 5 6

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Vivente send a message to Viventesend message 14 hours ago
2 Zinga send a message to Zingasend message Not Listed
3 PiratesBayKennel send a message to PiratesBayKennelsend message 13 hours ago
4 PPKeeshond send a message to PPKeeshondsend message 14 hours ago
5 Pauls Kennel send a message to Pauls Kennelsend message 17 hours ago
6 ShineBright send a message to ShineBrightsend message 2 hours ago
7 Keaira send a message to Keairasend message 1 day ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 20
Forequarter 5
Hindquarter 5
Gait 5
Top Neck and Back 15
Coat 10
Size 10
Feet 10
General 20
Breed Colors
Black 25%
Black & White 35%
Brown 15%
Brown & White 20%
White 5%

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Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Portuguese Water Dog dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.
Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.