Portuguese Water Dog

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Portuguese Water Dog
Portuguese Water Dog
Other namescão de água português, cão de água algarvio
Common nicknamesPortie, PWD, Water Dog
Height Dogs 50–57 cm (20–22 in)
Bitches 43–52 cm (17–20 in)
Weight Dogs 19–27 kg (42–60 lb)
Bitches 16–23 kg (35–50 lb)
Coat curly or wavy
Life span 10–14 years
Kennel club standards
FCI standard
Dog (domestic dog)

The Portuguese Water Dog is a dog breed that originated from the Algarve region in Portugal. They are used as working dogs along the Portuguese coast: they help fishermen catch fish.