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1st International Meeting of the Portuguese Water Dog
“One Breed – One Dog –The Portuguese Water Dog”  
Tavira, Algarve – 25/29 September 2013
This first Congress for THE dog of Portugal, the Portuguese Water Dog takes place this weekend. If you would like to see these wonderful dogs at work pop along to Praia do Barril Tavira. Timetable below.
There are people from all over the world coming with dogs, 200 delegates from 16 counties and there are 60 dogs from 10 countries. Countries visiting are The United States, Canada, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Russia and even Australia and Brazil. Not forgetting our own Portuguese, Portuguese Water Dogs.
Weds 25th September
14.30h – Level 1 Water Trial exclusively for foreign dogs. Location: Praia do Barril Tavira
Thurs 26th September
10.00h – Water Trials Demonstrations
Levels 2 and 3
Location: Praia do Barril Tavira
12.00h – Demonstration – “A man rescued by a Portuguese Water Dog in the sea” – Maurizio Basciu Location: Praia do Barril Tavira

Show day is Sunday 29th September at Pedra D’el Rei Resort Tavira
10.30h – Match show exclusively for Portuguese dogs
14.00h – THE MONOGRAFICA - National Specialty with all dogs from around the world.
After the Mongrafica there will be a Parade of all the Portuguese Champion Dogs.

Please come and see these beautiful and very clever dogs at this wonderful event.