The Portuguese Water Dog Club of America, founded in 1972, encourages
and promotes quality in the breeding of purebred Portuguese Water Dogs
while bringing their natural qualities to perfection.

  • Portuguese Water Dog Club of America
    Curly Hair or Wavy Hair.
    Old or Young.
    Portuguese Water Dogs
    are our Passion.

    Portuguese Water Dogs make excellent companions. They are
    loving, independent, intelligent
    and are easily trained in obedience
    and agility skills.

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  • Portuguese Water Dog Club of America
    Find a Breeder

    Looking for a puppy?

    We know a Portuguese Water Dog puppy is cute, but it is not the
    right dog for everyone.

    Learn about what it takes to get
    the right dog for you.

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  • Portuguese Water Dog Club of America
    PWDCA Rescue, Inc.

    PWDCA Rescue, Inc. is one click away.

    If you need help with your PWD, would like to volunteer as a Foster home, or support our 501c3 organization contact us.

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  • Portuguese Water Dog Club of America

    The Courier is the official publication of the PWDCA and a benefit to having a membership in the PWDCA.

    The Courier features articles of relevance to the PWD and owner, along with sections devoted to new title holders and champions.

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  • Portuguese Water Dog Club of America
    National Specialty

    The 29th National Specialty
    Sept. 23 - Oct. 2, 2021
    Founders Inn & Spa
    Virginia Beach, VA

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Microphthalmia Syndrome Test. See Micropthalmia Syndrome Test Instructions for detailed testing instructions.

Spring 2019 Courier. The special Courier online issue - Your Family Dog - is now available.

2021 National Specialty. Sept. 23 - Oct. 2 at the Founders Inn & Spa in Virginia Beach, VA. Look at the Specialty Website for more information.

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