Dog Breed profiles
Schipperke Breed Profile
Schipperke fact file
KC Group: utility
Good with children?: yes recommended
Exercise requirement: little
Good guard dogs?: would bark
Moulting level: low
Jogging partner: short runs
A true hardy little dog, excellent watch dog and abiding companion. An excellent all rounder, inquisitive with a caring nature.
A really versatile and worthwhile member of the family. One who is devoted and who can serve many roles - child's playmate, guardian, companion, worker - they even know when a family member is ill and will lay by their bedside until they are better.
Small to medium. The Breed Standard stipulates a weight of 5.5-7.5kg.
This is a very hardy dog.
Schipperke Special Care
These dogs can live over 20 years old - this is a big commitment!
Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.