• Jan 20, 2020

the Portuguese water dog – ancient and quite unusual breed of dog. We collected 8 facts about the Portuguese water dog which can interest you.

Portuguese Water Dog of a Photo

On a photo: Portuguese water dog. Photo: vashipitomcy.ru

  1. Breed "the Portuguese water dog" has several names. On the historical homeland, in Portugal, their names are Kao de Agoi or Caen di of an agu.
  2. For the first time the Portuguese water dogs are mentioned in written sources in 1297.
  3. In the 30th years of the XX century the Portuguese water dogs appeared on the verge of extinction, however they managed to be saved.
  4. the Portuguese water dogs are sociable, cheerful and friendly, they can be both hunters, and workers dogs.
  5. the Portuguese water dog will become the excellent partner for the active person, for example, of the tourist or the athlete.
  6. the Portuguese water dog perfectly gets on both with children, and with other animals.
  7. the Portuguese water dog has no underfur.
  8. Average life expectancy of the Portuguese water dog – about 14 years.

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