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Spanish Water Dog

Spanish Water Dog
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Overview

The Spanish Water Dog, also known as the Perro de Agua Español, is a medium-sized breed that is known for its intelligence, agility, and versatility. 

Temperament

Spanish Water Dogs are known for their loyalty and affectionate personalities. They are generally good with children and other pets if socialized properly. They have a high energy level and need plenty of daily exercise and mental stimulation. They are intelligent and trainable, but can also be independent and stubborn at times.

Lifespan

The average lifespan of a Spanish Water Dog is around 10-14 years.

Shedding

Spanish Water Dogs have a unique coat that is hypoallergenic and does not shed much. However, they do require regular grooming to prevent matting and keep their coat healthy.

Puppyhood

Spanish Water Dog puppies require plenty of socialization and training from a young age to prevent any potential behavior issues. They are generally energetic and playful, and need lots of exercise and mental stimulation to prevent boredom and destructive behaviors. Proper house training and crate training are also important for a smooth transition to adulthood.

Breed Information

Popularity:2018: #148
2017: #148
2016: #162
2015: #167
Origin:Spain
Breed Group:Herding (AKC:2015)
Gun Dog (UKC)
Size:Medium
Type:Purebred
Life span:10-14 years
Temperament:Affectionate
Athletic
Diligent
Loyal
Trainable
Height:Male: 17-20 inches (44-50 cm)
Female: 16-18 inches (40-46 cm)
Weight:Male: 40-49 pounds (18-22 kg)
Female: 30-40 pounds (14-18 kg)
Colors:Black
Black & White
Brown
Brown & White
White
Litter Size:4-6 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $1000 - $1200 USD

Breed Characteristics

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Dog names

Rank Male Female
1 Jack Lola
2 Tucker Bailey
3 Jake Lily
4 Milo Penny
5 Oscar Rosie
6 Hank Belle
7 Rocco Cookie
8 Finn Shelby
9 Romeo Dakota
10 Thor Winnie
11 Samson Mocha
12 Sparky Shadow
13 Kobe Grace
14 Mickey Lucky
15 Mac Ava
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