The population Spanish Waterdogs in the Netherlands

Dutch pedigree studbook Population development Litter distribution

Dutch Pedigree studbook

The Spanish Waterdog is a breed that is in the Netherlands since 1996. The first dogs have been imported from Spain in 1996.
The development of the population according to the Dutch studbook is given in the table beneath.

Year of birth:

Total dogs*:

……

0  

1994

3  

1995

0  

1996

0  

1997

1  

1998

15  

1999

27  

2000

20  
2001 44

2002

52  
2003 77  
2004 68  
2005 110  
2006 67  
2007 86  
2008 68  
2009 84  
2010 50  
2011 71  
2012 76  
2013 47  
2014 66  
2015 103  
November 2016 68  

Totaal

1172 - 417 = 747

At this moment there are 1172 Perros de Agua Español in the Netherlands registered (*puppies and imported dogs).
The Dutch pedigree studbook, does not take into account the dying dogs, all dogs are taken from the list after 10 years. 
Now, 417 dogs are longer then 10 years registered in the stud book. So these dogs are not taken in account anymore.
So now, there are 786 Perros registered in the Dutch stud book officially.
At this moment, there are 125 imported Perros de Aguas Español which are registered in the Netherlands (40 are older then 10 years).

Population development

The Dutch population Spanish Waterdogs :

The litter distribution

In the pedigree studbook, the litter sizes are given as well. The distribution as as followed:

 

figure: the graphic of the distribution of the littersizes of the Spanish Waterdog (n=99)

The average littersize from 599 pups in 99 litters is 6,051