About the Spanish Water Dog

These natural athletes are excellent companions for shepherds, hunters and fishermen. Spanish Water Dogs are loyal, obedient, cheerful and hard-working.

These sociable dogs thrive on human interaction, making them great additions to the family, particularly due to their loving nature and patience with children.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

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Spain
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FCI Group 8, AKC Herding Group
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Medium
Avg life expectancy
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Loyal / Obedient / Friendly / Hard-working / Alert / Even-tempered / Intelligent / Adaptable

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  • Makes a great family dog
  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Needs little training