Males – 11 to 13 inches at the withers, Females – 10 to 12 inches at the withers
12 to 18 pounds
Agility, Conformation, Obedience, Rally Obedience
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.
Did you know?
Schipperke is Flemish for “little captain.”
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