Portuguese Water Dog Puppies for Sale

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Portuguese Water Dog Breed Overview

Want to bring home an adorable Portuguese Water Dog puppy for sale? You’ve come to the right place. At Keystone Puppies, our mission is to help Portuguese Water Dog puppies find their forever homes. In addition to Portuguese Water Dogs, we work with a range of other breeds — including Chocolate Labs, Portuguese Water Dog Mixes and more! All our puppies are bred with the highest standards of ethical integrity — free of common genetic defects that impact less responsible breeders — and are raised in happy homes where they’re treated like part of the family before becoming part of yours!

The Portuguese water dog is a breed that is believed to have originated in Portugal. Some experts believe that the breed may have been brought to Portugal by the Phoenicians or the Romans, while others claim that the dogs were brought over by Portuguese sailors who used them to help herd fishes and retrieve lost items from the water. In any case, the breed became popular in Portugal, and was eventually imported to the United States in the early 20th century.

Today, the Portuguese water dog is considered a rare breed, and is prized for its intelligence, athleticism, and friendly personality. These dogs are known for their love of water, and are often used as working dogs in coastal areas. They are also popular as pets and show dogs.

Thanks to their friendly temperament and loyalty, Portuguese Water Dogs make wonderful companions.

  • Country of Origin: Portugal
  • Weight: 35 - 60 lbs
  • Height: 16 - 23 inches
  • Color: The Portuguese Water Dog colors are Black, White or Brown. They can also have a solid color with patches of another color.

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Portuguese Water Dog Puppies Temperament

Portuguese Water Dogs are an intelligent, active breed that is known for their loyalty and affectionate nature. They are highly trainable and excel in obedience, agility and other canine sports. These pups are also excellent swimmers and love to play in the water. They are confident, outgoing dogs that enjoy being around people and other animals.

This breed makes for great family pets and they love to be involved in all aspects of family life. They are protective of their families and can make good watchdogs.

Portuguese Water Dogs require moderate to high levels of activity and need plenty of opportunities to run, swim and play.

Overall, Portuguese Water Dogs are wonderful, versatile dogs that make great companions for active families.

Portuguese Water Dog Puppy Health Considerations

Though generally very happy and long-lived — with an average lifespan of around 11-14 years — our Portuguese Water Dogs for sale are not without their unique health concerns. Like every breed of dog, there are a few conditions you should be aware of before you consider purchasing one of our Portuguese Water Dog puppies for sale. Understanding the risks allows you to know the signs and prevent small health concerns from turning into big ones.

Portuguese Water Dog puppies are at a somewhat elevated risk for developing the following conditions:

  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Seizures
  • Ear Infections
  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy
  • Cancer
  • Skin Allergies

One of the most common problems seen in Portuguese Water Dogs is hip dysplasia, which is a condition that leads to arthritis and joint pain. Another concern for this breed is epileptic seizures, which can be caused by a variety of factors including genetics, stress, and environmental pollutants. Portuguese Water Dogs are also prone to ear infections, so regular cleaning and maintenance of the ears is important.

With some basic knowledge of the breed’s health concerns, you can be sure to give your Portuguese Water Dog the best possible chance at a long and healthy life. Finding a Portuguese Water Dog puppy for sale from a reputable breeder can also dramatically — although, not eliminate — the risk of your dog developing some of these conditions. At Keystone Puppies, we work exclusively with experienced breeders who are committed to producing healthy & happy pups. To learn more about what we do to ensure your pup’s quality of life, read about the Keystone Puppies Health Guarantee!

Portuguese Water Dog Puppies Coat & Coat Care

The Portuguese Water Dog breed is known for their thick, curly coats, which can be either black, brown, or white. Portuguese Water Dogs are relatively easy to groom, but their coats do require some special care. The breed is prone to matting, so it’s important to brush them regularly with a pin brush or deshedding tool. Their coat should also be trimmed every few months to keep it looking neat and tidy.

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