What is the average lifespan of a Portuguese Water Dog?

12 – 15 years
Portuguese Water Dog/Life span

How much does it cost to get a Portuguese Water Dog?

You will need to join the waiting list if you’d like one of these fabulous puppies.   They are $3000 (or $4000 if you insist on calling or messaging me late at night.   ahem.   sigh) , and this includes C3 vaccination, C5 vaccination, desexing, microchipping, 3 year health guarantee, and lifetime breeder support.

How old is a BlueGrace Portuguese Water Dog?

Welcome to Bluegrace Portuguese Water Dogs. This is an ancient breed of historical significance. As an owner you have a responsibility for the future of this breed. Do you think you can do it? Challenge accepted! Gingernuts, a 3 year old Portuguese Water Dog, multi generation Bluegrace dog, prepares to enthusiastically enter the water.

Where did the Portuguese Water Dogs come from?

Where They Came From. Portuguese Water Dogs have been used by fishermen along Portugal’s coastline for centuries to retrieve broken nets, herd schools of fish, and even deliver messages between boats and the shore.

Who is the US President with a Portuguese Water Dog?

Their non-shedding qualities have made them more popular in recent years. The Portuguese Water Dog has recently gained more fame by being the chosen breed of US President Barack Obama, who has two of them, Bo and Sunny.

Are Portuguese water dogs good seniors?

The Portuguese Water Dog is often an affectionate, adventurous and athletic breed. But as the dog ages and reaches its senior years, their temperament can become less predictable. While a Portuguese Water Dog typically is energetic, as they get older their energy levels tend to gradually fade which can lead to obesity.

Can Portuguese water dogs live in apartments?

Portuguese Water Dogs don’t shed much and are often considered hypoallergenic. Portuguese Water Dogs love people and should live in the home with their family. They can adapt to apartment life if they get enough exercise. Portuguese Water Dogs tend to mature more slowly than other breeds.