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​​Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at

The Heart of the Desert Classic

FIVE Days of Shows - February 1st - 5th!

Arizona  State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, Arizona

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More information regarding our social and dinner will be posted here and on our Facebook page soon.

Join us at our Hospitality Booth on Saturday in the Working group tent for coffee and a light "nosh", lunch, and snacks and don't forget to purchase tickets for our raffle baskets.

Finally, we hope you'll join us Saturday evening for our Annual Social, Dinner and Live Auction with Professional Auctioneer Dottie Dalegowski, which will be held in the Judge's Hospitality Room inside the Coliseum.

Policy and Procedures Update - Since 2014, your Board has been working on policies and procedures to enhance our By-laws and assist Committee Chairs and the Board to consistently and efficiently run our club.  Policies and Procedures approved this year include:  Annual Awards ProgramClub Owned Rowboat Usage and Agreement,  Donor Recognition ProgramExpense Reimbursement and Cash Submittal Procedures, and our Golden PWD Program.  Please review when you can and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact any one of your Board members.

​​​​Our members decided it just wouldn't be a site representative of our club if we didn't have a place to show off our canine family members.

Sweepstakes & Supported Entry

PWDCA Sanctioned


The RSPWDC will not have open grooming space available -- please make sure to request your personal set up/grooming space with the Portuguese Water Dogs if desired -- we had a great time last year with all our friends from various states!  Forms can be found by clicking the button above.​

​​Once upon a time....in the late 1980s there was a small group of Portuguese Water Dog owners (twelve of them to be exact), who would once in awhile get together with their dogs....read more