Resources

OTHER PWD CLUB WEBSITES

PORTUGUESE WATER DOG CLUB OF AMERICA (PWDCA)
The National Club for Portuguese Water Dogs in the United States provides information about the breed, breeder education, general programs, and more.

PORTUGUESE WATER DOG CLUB OF CANADA (PWDCC)
The Canadian National Club for Portuguese Water Dogs provides information about the breed, judges education, and more.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA PWD CLUB
Based in Northern California, the Northern California PWD Club hosts many PWD events throughout the year that include multiple water trials and specialty shows.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PWD CLUB
Based in Los Angeles area, the Southern California PWD Club hosts water trials, specialty shows, and agility trials throughout the year.


PWD HEALTH

PORTUGUESE WATER DOG FOUNDATION, INC.
Dedicated to fund canine medical research, the Portuguese Water Dog Foundation is focused on issues that affect the health and well-being of Portuguese Water Dogs.

SUPPORT CANCER RESEARCH
Our partner club, the Nutmeg Portuguese Water Dog Club, publishes a stunning calendar each year with proceeds from the sale of the calendar donated to the Portuguese Water Dog Foundation to help fund cancer research.

The calendar features 30 winning photos by PWD owners from 11 states and various PWD clubs across the United States as well as countries around the world: Canada, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands and the Slovak Republic. Go to www.nutmegpwd.org to order one. This calendar makes a great gift for the PWD lover in your life.


PWD RESCUE

PWDCA Rescue, Inc.

The mission of the PWDCA Rescue, Inc.’s (Rescue) Rescue and Relocation Program is to assume the responsibility for the evaluation and placement of PWDS that have been given up by their owners or are abandoned or found. PWDCA Rescue is the primary PWD rescue organization in the country. Many “rescues” are scams– beware. If you are interested in a rescue PWD please contact PWDCA Rescue FIRST.

Anyone can help with a Rescue by notifying PWDCA Rescue when you learn of a PWD in need – call 877-328-PWDS(7937) or email rescue@pwdcarescue.org. If you have an immediate concern for a PWD in the Pacific Northwest, contact our local rescue coordinator.


BREEDERS OF PORTUGUESE WATER DOGS

BREEDER REFERRAL LIST
List of PWD breeders who participate in the classified listing service of the Portuguese Water Dog Club of America. This list includes breeders in the Pacific Northwest as well as across the United States.


RETAILERS

4 MY PWDS
A great resources for water work equipment, 4 My PWDs also sells grooming guidance/supplies and assorted PWD gifts and toys.