Spanish Water Dog


Spanish Water Dog


Spanish Water Dog Profile

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Lifespan: 10-14 Years

Avg height: 40-50cm

Avg weight: 14-22kg

Coat type: Wooly coat, forming cords

Coat colours: Black, white, black & white, white & chocolate, brown, beige

Originally bred for: Retrieving waterfowl, sheepdog and guarding

Breed traitsAffectionate, intelligent, loyal, athletic


A little about Spanish Water Dogs

The Spanish Water Dog is a highly active, motivated breed. They are often utilised as working dogs in search and rescue, or as sniffer dogs. Although the Spanish Water Dog can make a dedicated family companion and guard dog, they require early socialisation. 



The Spanish Water dog can be predisposed to the following health conditions: Canine Hip Dysplasia, Allergies, Hypothyroidism (acquired and congenital), Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Cataracts and Distichiasis.