How much does a baby Portuguese Water Dog cost?

The Portuguese Water Dog is generally considered one of the more expensive dog breeds you can buy. Usually, the average cost of purchasing a pet quality puppy from a reputable breeder is about $2,000 to $3,000.

How much does a Portuguese Water Dog sell for?

You should budget anywhere from $3,600 upwards to $8,400 or even more for a Portuguese Water Dog with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Portuguese Water Dogs sold is $2,000.

How do I adopt a Portuguese Water Dog?

Pet Finder ( and Adopt a Pet ( are both national resources for finding purebred Portuguese Water Dog that need a happy home. They both work with humane societies and local dog rescues to source Portuguese Water Dog available for adoption.

How long do Portuguese water dogs live?

12 – 15 years
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Why should I get a Portuguese Water Dog?

Some breeders tout Portuguese water dogs as hypoallergenic because they do not shed. Portuguese water dogs are ideal for guardians who want a medium-sized, intelligent, active dog. They make good watchdogs, but their size keeps them from being capable guard dogs. Water dogs are mistrustful of strangers.

Is Obama’s dog still alive?

Death. On May 8, 2021, the Obama family confirmed that Bo had died of cancer in Washington, D.C. at the age of 12.

Can a Portuguese water dog be left alone?

Alone Time Time alone is difficult for the family-loving Portuguese Water Dog. While they may be left alone for four to six hours during the day, this social breed may become destructive if not provided enough attention or exercise.

What is the price range for a Portuguese Water Dog?

On average, a Portuguese water dog puppy is going to cost anywhere from $1,500 to as much as $3,000.

How much does Portuguese Water Dog cost?

On the official AKC Marketplace page, the breeders who did list their prices were asking anywhere from $2,500 to $3,200. Winward Portuguese Water Dogs says the cost, on average, will be in the $2,500 range for a healthy, quality breed.

What does a Portuguese Water Dog Tail look like?

Portuguese Water Dogs have webbed feet and dark eyes. The tail is thick and carried high, usually curled over his back with a plume on the end. The overall look of a Portuguese Water Dog is of a well balanced, alert dog with a “let’s go do something fun” attitude.