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Portuguese Water Dog

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The Portuguese Water Dog is a medium-sized dog breed originating from Portugal. It is a working dog, originally used by fishermen to help retrieve nets and save people and animals who have fallen into the water.

The Portuguese Water Dog is a medium-sized dog, with a height at the withers of 50 to 57 cm for males and 43 to 52 cm for females. The average weight generally varies between 22 and 27 kg.

The Portuguese Water Dog's most notable characteristic is its distinctive coat, often described as curly or frizzy. It can be long or short. Common colors include black, white, brown and gray. The dress can also be two-tone or three-color.

The Portuguese Water Dog is known for its intelligent, friendly and dedicated personality. He is a very family-friendly dog, loving children and generally getting along well with other pets. In addition to being an excellent companion, the Portuguese Water Dog has historically been used as a working dog in fishing. He is known for his exceptional swimming skills and enthusiasm for the water.


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