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Schipperke

Group Utility Dogs
AKC Group AKC Non-sporting Dogs
Temperament alert, obedient
Size small dog breeds
Feeding Very Small Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Occasional Grooming
Activeness Moderately Inactive Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Unsociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Good Watch Dog
Training Moderately difficult to train dogs breeds

Schipperke Facts

First used for Guard dog on barges
Country of origins Belgium
Year of origin 1500s
Colors Black or other whole colors
Height (min) 10 inches (25 cm)
Height (max) 13 inches (33 cm)
Weight (min) 11 lbs (5 kg)
Weight (max) 18 lbs (8 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 15 years
Life expectancy (max) 17 years