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Portuguese Water Dogs: the most honest advice you'll ever find about Portuguese Water Dog puppies and adult dogs. Traits, characteristics, temperament, personality, behavior, buying, adopting, training, feeding, and health care.

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Portuguese Water Dogs...
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By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2013



Portuguese Water Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Portuguese Water Dog FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Portuguese Water Dogs.


Training Portuguese Water Dogs

I'll show you how to teach your Portuguese Water Dog puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Portuguese Water Dog Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Portuguese Water Dog health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting a Portuguese Water Dog

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Portuguese Water Dog from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Portuguese Water Dog puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.