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Portuguese water dogs and other working dogs.

Portuguese water dogs and other working dogs.

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Published by World Book in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working dogs -- Juvenile literature,
  • Portuguese water dog -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesWorld Book"s animals of the world
    ContributionsWorld Book, Inc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF428.2 .P67 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23235502M
    ISBN 109780716613671
    LC Control Number2009020171
    OCLC/WorldCa344037031

    Keep in mind that the inheritance of temperament is less predictable than the inheritance of physical traits such as size or shedding. An expert researcher and author of 15 books about dogs, she loves helping people choose, train, and care for their dogs. Makes a fine watchdog, but is too polite to be a guardian Is usually fine with other pets A Portuguese Water Dog may be right for you. Just a few of the exercise options include swimming, walking, and running. It will save you money in the long run. These include: What is his energy level?

    Finally, look at the price, our price is not necessarily the lowest in the whole website but it must be most fair on the whole website, we certainly you will not regret later when you buy it. Temperament and behavior are also shaped by raising and training. If you want a puppy, you can avoid some negative traits by choosing the right breeder and the right puppy. November 16, istock If you hadn't heard of them, you've certainly heard of their most famous representatives: Bo and Sunny Obama, the presidential pooches, are both Portuguese water dogs. Strong ownership is paramount.

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Portuguese water dogs and other working dogs. book

They can be manipulative and willful. Prior to the revolution, dog showing had largely been a pastime of the wealthy, with their preference for non-Portuguese breeds as status symbols.

November 16, istock If you hadn't heard of them, you've certainly heard of their most famous representatives: Bo and Sunny Obama, the presidential pooches, are both Portuguese water dogs.

Bensaud founded the Portuguese Water Dog Club and held the position of secretary-general for many years. Vigorous exercise requirements Rowdiness and exuberant jumping, especially when young Destructiveness when bored or not exercised enough Strong-willed mind of his own, requiring a confident owner who can take charge Regular brushing and clipping Mouthiness — carrying and chewing objects, mouthing your hands A Portuguese Water Dog may not be right for you.

Pedigree There are a few theories regarding the pedigree of the Portuguese Water Dog. It is also an ideal family pet because of its alertness, loyalty, intelligence, and its instinct to nurture young; all features it needed in its earliest days.

Temperament and behavior are also shaped by raising and training. The Portuguese admired foreign breeds much more than their own. This primer covers all the essentials: finding a reputable breeder, required health checks, care, training and grooming.

These wonderful dogs originate from Portugal, where they were bred to help fishermen who would work between the Atlantic coast of Portugal and fishing grounds in Newfoundland.

One of the few issues to be aware of is hip dysplasia, which is common in this breed due to its size. These include: What is his energy level? If you are interested in acquiring an older dog through breeders, ask them about purchasing a retired show dog or if they know of an adult dog who needs a new home.

You can also search online for other Portie rescues in your area. Look for more information about the Portuguese Water Dog and start your search for a good breeder at the website of the Portuguese Water Dog Club of America. Training An intelligent and trainable dog, the Portuguese Water Dog loves to please its owner.

It was thanks to Vasco Bensaude, who was a lover of the breed, that the Portuguese Water Dog is still around today. Since they were mostly illiterate, they did not make any attempt to follow the official breed standard, if they even knew one existed.

What happens is that most of his shed hairs get caught in his touseled coat rather than ending up on your floor. The problem is that most dog training videos on the internet are worthless, because they use the wrong training method. A hard working dog that is wonderful to own, the Portuguese Water Dog is the perfect companion for many families.

Shows the mane of a male Estrela The first, tentative, recorded breed standard was published in Others were probably imported into the US since then, but it was not until that the first papered dog was imported into the United States.

If you let it, your Portuguese Water Dog will swim across the ocean with you, guard your boat, or lay on the floor at your feet. Adopting a Dog From a Portuguese Water Dog Rescue or Shelter There are many great options available if you want to adopt a dog from an animal shelter or breed rescue organization.If you like Portugese Water Dogs, you may like other breeds with similar characteristics» If you like Portugese Water Dogs, you may be interested in these other working dogs» Advice on choosing your breed» Find an animal shelter or rescue home where a Portugese Water Dog is waiting for a new home».

Trainability: Australian owners say the Portuguese Water Dog is easier to train than other breeds they’ve dealt with, although they can be stubborn.

Texts including Coren’s “Intelligence of Dogs” rates them as above average working dogs. General Health Information for your Portuguese Water Dog Dental Disease. Dental disease is the most common chronic problem in pets, affecting 80% of all dogs by age two.

And unfortunately, your Portuguese Water Dog is more likely than other dogs to have problems with her teeth.

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Other Quick Facts. Portuguese Water Dogs have a wavy to curly coat that comes in a number of colors with or without white markings. Black and brown dogs are the most common; white is the least common. The Portuguese Water Dog can sport a “lion” clip with a bare rear end or remain fully coated.

The profuse coat can be curly or wavy. Let me introduce myself and some of my dogs as you go through the sight. At Augustine Kennels We breed only Portuguese Water Dogs.

We have been in the Breed since All of our dogs are fully health tested prior to being bred. Find Portuguese Water Dog puppies for sale and dogs for adoption.

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