PWDCA Awards Programs

The PWDCA is proud to offer several different Awards Programs for our members. Read more about each program below.

The PWDCA offers this prestigious award each year to a club member who best meets the award selection criteria. Read more:

AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

This program recognizes the many PWD owners and dogs training and competing in dog sports, regardless of registry, area of competition, or title. Read more:

Multiple Achievement Certificate

This program recognizes and awards PWDCA member breeders who abide by the objectives of the PWDCA bylaws, breed according to the PWDCA health testing recommendations, and promote achievement of the dogs they breed in both conformation and performance competition. Read more:

Outstanding Breeder Achievement Award

An annual program that awards competitive achievements of Owner Handlers in many AKC and PWDCA events (not just conformation). Read more:

Owner Handler Award Program

PWDCA Members receive a colorful pin when a dog attains its first title in eight different areas. Read more:

Pin Awards Program

Recognizes members who are striving to produce outstanding dogs. Read more:

Producer of Merit

An acknowledgment of outstanding working ability and versatility in the Portuguese Water Dog. Read more:

Register of Merit