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Keeshond Breed Fact Sheet

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Keeshond Breed Information

Group 7: Non Sporting

Energy Level: Moderate

Original Function: barge watchdog

Temperament: Bold, alert, friendly with marked guarding tendency.

Characteristics: Sturdy, intelligent and adaptable, ideal companion, good guard, shows boldly.

Recommended for: Most People/families

Lifespan: 12-14 years


Height: 43-45cm (17"-18")

Colour: Mixture of grey, black & creams.

Coat: Thick soft undercoat, Harsh outercoat

General Appearance: Short, compact body, confident carriage. Fox-like head with small pointed ears, alert expression, large ruff, well feathered tail curled over back.



Keeshond pronounced ''case-hond', were originally used as watchdogs on the barges in Holland. They are a very reliable, adaptable dog that makes a loyal family pet. They are intelligent and easy to train, although can be clownish and mischievous at times. The Keeshond loves everyone and needs to be part of the family activities. They are generally good with other pets, although some individuals are timid, and should be socialized as puppies. Theycan be good swimmer and generally love water. They like to bark and are good watchdogs because of its notable gift for warning of danger. Beware of overfeeding, for the Keeshond will gain weight easily.

Grooming- regular brushing is needed to keep the coat looking good with a little extra care needed when they shed. Bath or dry shampoo when necessary.

Exercise- regular exercise will keep them fit and happy.

Health- This breed is generally sound but some can suffer from hip dysplasia, heart problems and eye diseases.
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