Schipperke

  • Size

    Small
  • Height

    Males – 11 to 13 inches at the withers
    Females – 10 to 12 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    12 to 18 pounds
  • Coat

    Medium
  • Color

    Black
  • Energy

    Medium
  • Activities

    Agility, Conformation, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

Curious, confident and faithful, the Schipperke originated in the Flemish provinces of Belgium. Protective of family and property, the breed is an excellent house dog with a fondness for children. An active breed, the Schipperke benefits from obedience classes and should receive regular exercise. The Schipperke’s harsh coat sheds several times a year but needs only weekly brushing and an occasional bath.

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