When I set forth to pursue my dog of choice - the Portuguese Water Dog;
I soon realized this was not going to be an easy task. It was quite disheartening
time after time to track down one of these elusive puppies only to find that
the breeder had placed such stringent rules and regulations with spay/neuter
contracts that it was near impossible to buy one. AKC rules dictate that a dog
must be intact to participate in the show ring. One breeder declared (prior to
hanging up on me) that if I didn't agree to neuter my male then I would
have to get one outside the country because no one would sell me one
here. I decided to do just that. Although it was never my intention
to breed these dogs, I soon decided that I wanted to help this wonderful,
athletic family dog to prosper in this country as both a family pet, and
a show ring dog to anyone with the patience and desire to own one.
It took a few years, but I am quite proud of the Porties I've acquired
overseas and have placed some beautiful healthy pups into the arms of
many happy new owners. It is my fondest wish, that whether
you're looking for a best friend that's a couch potato or an Olympic backyard swimmer, that you'll find our puppies as special as we do.
~~ Spring 2017 Puppies have Arrived! Check out our Available Puppy Page ~~
Breeding Porties has always been a Family Affair. My youngest daughter is Autism Spectrum and helping take care of our Portie gang and getting puppies ready for their New Forever Families is her Greatest Joy. A percentage of all sales from Sunkissed Portuguese Water Dogs goes to the Make A Wish Foundation and to Shriners.
We enjoy introducing this Beautiful and Loving Breed to Families looking for something special and unique. So please feel free to contact us with any questions you might have. We look forward to hearing from you! Call or Text: 931-256-0446