in Awww 15 Amazing Facts About Portuguese Water Dogs You Probably Never Knew by Judy Powell April 21, 2023, 4:03 pm 3shares Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest 7 These hard-working fisherdogs almost disappeared in the early 20th century as fishing became more modernized, but a wealthy Portuguese dog lover, Vasco Bensuade, stepped in to save the breed. Judy Powell 8 Fans formed a breed club and wrote a breed standard — a written description of how a breed should look and act — and Porties began to appear at dog shows. Judy Powell 9 A couple of decades later they made their way to England and the United States. Judy Powell Page 3 of 5Previous 12345Next3shares Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest See more Previous article 15 Interesting Facts About Havanese Dogs Next article 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in New Zealand Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.