Are Portuguese Water Dogs Intelligent Dogs?
Considering to own a Portuguese Water Dog and want and wondering whether Portuguese Water Dog is an intelligent dog breed?
According to dog experts, Portuguese Water Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of intelligent dog breeds.
Portuguese Water Dog intelligence ranking compared to other dogs: unknown
Smartest Dog Breeds
Of course, a smart canine is just potential without a person ready to put in the time and effort to channel the dog and train's cleverness. Dogs are about as clever as the typical two-year-old, but there is a range of intelligence across various breeds.|Intelligence in dog breeds can refer to many characteristics. Some dog breeds are much easier to train and listen well to demands while others make great working dogs who are able to herd livestock.
Here is a list of the 5 smartest dog breeds. Is your canine one of them?
1. Border Collie is one of the world's smartest and most famous dog breeds. Initially developed as a herding dog because of its intelligence and obedience, the Border Collie is a medium-sized dog recognized for its friendly temperament.
2. Golden Retriever is one of the world's much-loved dog breeds. Initially bred as gun dogs, the Golden Retriever is a smart, trainable and friendly companion.
3. Rottweiler (a.k.a. "Rottie") is a loyal, courageous and smart dog breed who is known for its unwavering devotion to its owners, whom they will protect at all costs.
4. Poodles not only are very smart, but they're also honored, energetic dogs, with the added advantage of being hypoallergenic. Because of their high intelligence, poodles can be easily trained to track, hunt, retrieve, and obey.
5. German shepherd is the second most popular dog breed because they're courageous, confident, and intelligent. They are outstanding all-purpose workers and are used in a number of specialized situations as police dogs or service dogs.
Portuguese Water Dog Information
The Portuguese Water Dog is one of exceptional intelligence and trainability, obeying any orders given by its master with willingness and pleasure. It is obedient both to those who care for it and to those for whom it works. It has a spirited disposition, is brave and independent, and resistant to fatigue. Its expression is hard and penetrating. The breed has splendid sight and a fair scenting capability.
What to do if you lose your Portuguese Water Dog
If your Portuguese Water Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Report your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.
3. Call the nearby vet clinics to see if someone has handed in your lost pet.
4. Call the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.
5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.
What to do if you find a lost Portuguese Water Dog
If you find a Portuguese Water Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Register the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Call the Local Council to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your area.
5. Take the pet to the local Vet who normally scan the animal’s microchip and locate the registered owner of the pet.
Laws Regarding Missing Pets
1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.
2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.
3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.
4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.
5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.