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Long before becoming the latest celebrity at the White House, Portuguese Water Dog puppies have been bred, raised and trained for centuries to be superior companions and working dogs of exceptional stamina.
The Portuguese Water Dog is also known as Cão de Agua Portages.
The Portuguese Water Dog does not move with a lengthy stride like an Irish Setter.
The Portuguese Water Dog Club of America is serious when it recommends starting obedience training for these puppies within their first year.
Portuguese Water Dog puppies are bright and have an open and winning personality, but they need a firm hand from the start.Advertisement
Portuguese Water Dog puppies may also be affected by Juvenile Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
Just as with any dog you are thinking of bringing into a home, think long and hard before bringing a Portuguese Water Dog home.
A loving, even tempered breed that is quick to learn but can be obstinate if not trained from the beginning, a Portuguese Water Dog can be the dog for you.
A Portuguese Water Dog rescue is a great place to search for your next best friend.
Getting a dog from a Portuguese Water Dog rescue will assure that you have a healthy, pure-bred dog that needs a secure home and family to love.Advertisement
When you decide to find a new pet through a Portuguese Water Dog rescue, there are a few things that will take place.
Finding a Portuguese Water Dog rescue is not an easy task, and this likely be your biggest challenge.
Contact the Portuguese Water Dog Club of America to find a rescue near you.
Your first stopping point should be learning more about the Portuguese Water Dog breed.
After determining if you, your lifestyle and your home are ready for this high-energy dog, turn to the Portuguese Water Dog Club of America.Advertisement
There are reasons you need to curb your enthusiasm and not rush out immediately to buy a Portuguese water dog.
The Portuguese Water Dog Club of America has a wealth of information on the breed, its training and care, and on responsible breeders throughout the United States.
When President Obama and his family announced they were getting Bo, the first thing the club did was to put out a well crafted press release on the responsible breeding and ownership of the Portuguese Water Dog.
Another place to look for a Portuguese Water Dog is at your local rescue shelter.
With its sandy beaches and oceanside accommodations, it is the perfect place to go and watch the Portuguese Water Dog trials.Advertisement
A Portuguese Water Dog is a beautiful, intelligent animal.
The price of a Portuguese Water Dog - the dog du jour - is a hefty one.
Again, diagnosing and testing for these diseases figures into the price of a Portuguese Water Dog.
Portuguese Water Dog puppies must have their hips x-rayed at various points in their growth and development to check for dysplasia, and x-rays can be expensive.
Keeping a Portuguese Water Dog in a show cut or lion cut (shaved muzzle, hindquarter, tail) is also more expensive as opposed to an all over close clip known as a lamb or puppy cut.Advertisement
The price of not training a Portuguese Water Dog can actually be greater in terms of destruction of belongings and property.
Certainly, the Portuguese Water Dog is a great breed of dog to own.