Family Raised Portuguese Water Dogs

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20+ Years of Experience

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From our home to yours

While today’s pet market is saturated with amateur breeders trying to make a quick buck, we focus on raising happy, healthy puppies who will be loving companions for many years. This requires genetic testing, health checkups, and a lot of love and time. We are longtime dog people and have found joy in connecting families with their four-legged loved ones for over 20 years.

About PWDs

The Portuguese Water Dog (also called “Portie” and “PWD”) has a vibrant history of serving fishermen along Portugal’s coast, herding fish into their nets and delivering messages to shore. They were bred to be athletic, trainable, and fast swimmers. Today’s PWD has retained those traits and is eager to be trained and exercised. This makes Porties excellent sporting and family dogs and a joy to be around.

Height: 17-23 inches
Weight: 35-60 pounds
Life Expectancy: 11-13 years
Coat: Wavy/curly, Hypoallergenic

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Taking your puppy home

Our puppies are socialized from birth so that by the time you take your puppy home, they will be well-acquainted with children and other animals.

With each sale we make, our puppies are:

  • Cleared by a veterinarian
  • Up-to-date on immunizations
  • Dewormed
  • Sent home with shot records and registration information
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Genetic Testing

To ensure they won’t pass congenital diseases to their offspring, all our adult dogs have been tested for GM-1 Gangliosidosis, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, and Progressive Rod-Cone Degeneration genes.

Best Portuguese Water Dog Breeder 2022

Best Portuguese Water Dog Breeder of 2022

Visit our homestead

We welcome visitors who would like to come out and meet our Porties. Call to organize a visit.

Call Us: (330) 401-8683

Hear from other dog-lovers

Read what others who have adopted from us had to say.

Our Process

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Join the waitlist

We’d love to hear from you! You can join the waitlist by filling out our online form or calling us.

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Wait patiently

Good things take time. Our wait time is up to 3 months or longer depending on gender or color preferences. We’ll contact you when we have a puppy available for you.

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Bring your new pet home

Once we’ve contacted you, it’s time to choose your new family member! You can come pick them up, or we can organize shipping for you.