More than 25 years of excellence in breeding and specializing in the versatile Portuguese Water Dog and English Springer Spaniel

Mariposa dogs over the years have earned in excess of 50 champion and performance titles in 15+ countries. 

Mariposa is an AKC Breeder of Merit for both the English Springer Spaniel and Portuguese Water Dog.  We are members of the ESS and PWD Parent Clubs as well as officers of the Great Lakes PWD Club.  David is a UKC all breed and Junior Showmanship Judge#7366.

We breed sound PWD and ESS with loving old-fashioned temperament. Our dogs exhibit exceptionally sound movement in the show ring, trainability, competence and intellect in performance activities, in demand for drug and bomb interdiction, SAR and medical alert abilities.

Our breeding dogs are registered with OFFA and PWDCA Health Databases.  Mariposa puppies are raised in the home, run in our woods and swim in our pond.  Contact Us about our future breeding plans. We stand 100% behind every puppy.


Mariposa PWDs is taking applications for 2020 puppy waiting list. We require all prospect pet parents to visit us and the dogs before we can place you on a waiting list. Long distance placements will be accepted on a case by case basis.    If you are thinking about getting a future puppy from us- Please fill out Puppy Form.