Schipperke

High-spirited and energetic, the Schipperke is a protective breed, barking at the sight of strangers, and howling.
Schipperke Information

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

HEIGHT

10-13 Inches

WEIGHT

12-16 Lbs.

LIFE EXPECTANCY

13–16 Years

Schipperke Information

High-spirited and energetic, the Schipperke is a protective breed, barking at the sight of strangers, and howling.

Used for watchdogging at times, the Schipperke was originally created to hunt vermin.

Very self-confident and alert, this breed forms a strong bond with his family.

The Schipperke requires firm yet gentle and consistent training.

Average intelligence makes this breed difficult to housebreak but with consistent
training, they will thrive.

Breed Identification

COLORS

Solid Black

HAIR LENGTH

Medium

Breed Care

GROOMING

Once a week

EXERCISE NEEDS

Up to 30 minutes per day

HEALTH CONDITIONS

Cataracts, Follicular Dysplasia, Diabetes Mellitus, Luxating Patellas, Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

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