The kennel affix "Starfish" began in 1996 and
it 's registered in F.C.I. and Portuguese Kennel Club and and it's
name comes from:
* "Star" - Portugal Star Mountain and
its magnificent representative canine, Star Mountain Dog (our first
* "Sea" - the Algarve and its magnificent
representative canine, Portuguese Water Dog.
to create selectively breeds Portuguese Water Dog and Bearded from
Terceira, we did so first because we are born in Algarve (Neusa
Toste) and Terceira Azores (Paulo Toste) and secondly because we can
preservation and dissemination of these magnificent and unique
breeds which are without doubt, a national genetic heritage that we
want to preserve, promote and disseminate.