Dog Breed profiles

Schipperke Breed Profile

Schipperke fact file

KC Group: utility
Size: small
Good with children?: yes recommended
Exercise requirement: little
Good guard dogs?: would bark
Moulting level: low
Grooming: little
Jogging partner: short runs

A true hardy little dog, excellent watch dog and abiding companion. An excellent all rounder, inquisitive with a caring nature.

Schipperke Character

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.

Schipperke Size

Small to medium. The Breed Standard stipulates a weight of 5.5-7.5kg.

Schipperke Health

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.