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OUR SPANISH WATER DOG

SPANISH
WATER
DOG

 

(Spanish: Perro de Agua Español) is a breed of dog developed by shepherds in Spain as a multi-purpose herder. It was also used sometimes as a gundog,
as well as an assistant to fishermen.


Appearance

The SWD is a medium size, athletic, robust dog that is slightly longer than tall. Their tails are usually docked in the US, but undocked tails are not a fault in conformation showing if the dog was bred in a non-docking country. The head should be strong and carried with elegance. The skull is flat and the top is parallel with the top of the muzzle. The nose, eye-rims and paw pads are the same colour as the darkest part of the coat or darker. The eyes are expressive and set fairly wide apart. They should be hazel, chestnut or dark brown in colour, depending on the coat colour. The ears are set at medium height on the skull, and are triangular.

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Coat & colour

It has a distinctive curly coat which is woolly in texture and may form cords when long. The coat should not be clipped or groomed for aesthetic purposes. Instead, it should look entirely natural, as though it is not groomed at all. It should never be trimmed, but sheared down at least once a year. SWD puppies are always born with curly hair. The SWD can be seen in a variety of colours. It may be solid black, beige, brown, or white; bicolour where the second colour is white; or particolour. Tri-coloured dogs are strictly prohibited by the currently held (worldwide) standards for the breed as are black and tan or brown and tan colour combinations.


Size

The Spanish Water Dog is a medium-sized dog.
The approximate measurements are:

Males

  • Height (at the withers): 44 to 50 cm
  • Weight: 18 to 22 kg

Females

  • Height (at the withers): 40 to 45 cm
  • Weight: 14 to 18 kg

Lempi is a young female Spanish Water dog. She likes outdoor activity and especially everything that involves frisbee.


Key facts

  • Female
  • Birth: 3.9.2011
  • Height: 41 cm
  • Weight: 14 kg
  • Coat`s colour: brown/white
  • Eyes: brown/green
  • Father: Nano
  • Mother: Elsa
  • Likes: frisbee, running, swimming, jumping, eating
  • Dislikes: noisy persons, fireworks, screaming children
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