Portuguese Water Dog: This breed is known to shed. Its grooming requirements are extensive. Its energy level outdoors is very active. Its energy level indoors is active. In general, this breed is NOT RECOMMendED with children. This breed tolerates but may chase other animals. This breed is not suited for apartment living. This breeds trainability/obedience is noted as very good. This breeds level of alertness is noted as very alert. This breed should be exercised at least 4 times per day.