The Portuguese Water Dog is a breed of working dog as classified by the American Kennel Club. Portuguese Water Dogs are originally from the Portuguese region of the Algarve, from where the breed expanded.
Temperament: Quarrelsome, Impetuous, Docile, Obedient, Intelligent, Brave
Weight: Female: 35–50 lbs (16–23 kg), Male: 42–60 lbs (19–27 kg)
Height: Female: 17–20 inches (43–52 cm), Male: 20–22 inches (50–57 cm)
Colors: Black, White, Brown & White, Black & White, Brown
Litter Size: 4-8 Puppies