Great with children and love to be the center of attraction.
Loyal, affectionate, energetic and very intelligent
Males weigh between 45 and 60 pounds.
Females weigh between 35 and 50 pounds.
Males are between 19 and 23 inches in height.
Females are between 17 and 21 inches in height.
Lifespan is between 12 and 14 years.
Coats are either wavy or a soft curl.
Colours are black with or without white markings or various tones of brown with or without white markings.
The PWD has a coat of non-shedding hair that continues to grow as human hair does. It needs to be scissored or clipped and should be brushed weekly.
The non-shedding coat makes it easier for people with allergies to live with this breed than double coated shedding breeds.
The PWD is eligible to compete in the Working Group in both Canadian Kennel Club and American Kennel Club sanctioned dog shows.