in Awww 15 Cool Facts About Portuguese Water Dogs by Judy Powell May 9, 2023, 12:27 pm 0share Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest 7 Classified as a working dog by the American Kennel Club, the Portuguese Water Dog is originally from the Portuguese region of Algarve. The dog became so popular within the region that it was bred all along the coast. Judy Powell 8 Trained as a working dog, the Portuguese Water Dog was taught to herd fish into the fishermen’s nets, retrieve lost tackles and broken nets, and carry messages from ship to ship or ship to shore. Judy Powell 9 Throughout history, the Portuguese Water Dog would often sail with Portuguese fishermen along the waters of the Atlantic ocean of Portugal to Iceland, where they became very popular in the country. In Iceland, they were also used to help fish and catch fleets of cod. Judy Powell Page 3 of 5Previous 12345Next0share Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest See more Previous article 14 Compulsive Facts About Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Next article 19 Best Schnauzer Tattoo Ideas Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.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.