There are two varieties of Portuguese Water Dog coat that meet the breed standard:

  • Curly – compact, cylindrical curls, somewhat lusterless. The hair on the ears is sometimes wavy.
  • Wavy – Falling gently in waves, not curls, and with a slight sheen.

Grooming Guides for Download

Curly –  curly retriever clipcurly lion clip

Wavy –  wavy retriever clipwavy lion clip