PWDCA HLD Participating Members
Participating Member Requirements
  • Anyone who has owned or bred a Portuguese Water Dog can be a Participating Member. You do not need to be a member of the Portuguese Water Dog Club of America (PWDCA), but it is very much encouraged.
  • All Participating Members have read and agree to abide by our database policies. Click here read them.
  • All Participating Members are encouraged to provide complete information on all dogs they have owned or bred. This includes health information and test results.
  • All Participating Members are encouraged to provide complete information on every litter they have bred.
  • All Participating Members agree to keep all personal contact information in the database confidential.
How To Become a Participating Member
  1. Each Participating Member must have a unique email address. Your email address is your user name. This means two Participating Members cannot use the same email address.
  2. Fill out a People Submission form with your personal contact information. Click here to go to that form.
  3. Check the box on the People Submission form that indicates you want to become a Participating Member.
  4. If you want to use a different email address for your user name than what you listed on the People Submission, please note that in the Comments area.
  5. If you have ever gone by a different name in the past, please indicate that in the Comments area.
  6. Click the button to send your personal contact information to the PWDCA HLD.
You will be contacted by one of our PWDCA HLD Administrators with the status of your request and further instructions on establishing your password.

If you have any further questions, please contact our System Administrators at