Portuguese water dog


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Portuguese water dog

a medium-sized, well-muscled dog with characteristic swimming and fishing traits. The coat is profuse and may be either long, loosely waved, or short, harsh and curled. In addition, the dog may be shown with a lion clip, which involves short clipping of the mid-body, hindquarters, muzzle and tail, except the tip; or a working-retriever clip in which the coat is trimmed evenly to a length of about 1 inch over the whole body, except at the end of the tail where it is left full length. Called also Portuguese fishing dog.
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No dog is truly hypoallergenic," Harper says, but she adds that the Portuguese water dog produces little dander.
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After President Barack Obama and his family became the newest residents of the White House, America's First Family soon welcomed Bo the Portuguese Water Dog, who's been stealing the spotlight since his first appearance in April.
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Washington, Mar 20 ( ANI ): Michelle Obama joked that she considers the family dog, Bo, her son, and has three children - daughters Malia and Sasha, and their Portuguese water dog.
After many considerations and qualifications, the First Family arrive at their momentous choice, a Portuguese water dog they decide to name Bo.
WELL done to Carol Ford, of Blackpool, for her funny caption to our picture of President Obama with his daughters Malia and Sasha, and their new Portuguese water dog, Bo.
Even as public animal shelters across the country have reported a significant influx of animals dropped off by people who have lost their jobs or homes or who just can't take care of a family pet, the First Family's adoption of Bo, a 6-month-old curly-haired black-and-white Portuguese Water Dog has generated a media frenzy in the United States.
Yesterday, it was revealed that the presidential pooch, a sixmonth-old Portuguese water dog called Bo, was in residence in Washington.
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