Origin Holland
Classification Hound
Height 44-48cm / 17-19in
Weight 20-30kg / 45-66lb
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Exercise High
Easily Trainable Challenging
Watchdog Good
Good with Children Yes
Good with Other Animals Yes
Indoor / Outdoor Living Indoor
Grooming Daily
Feeding Normal Diet
Size Medium

Keeshond Description

The Keeshond is a beautiful ‘Spitz’ type dog. It is medium sized with a gorgeous profuse, fluffy coat requiring daily brushing to keep it looking at its best. The coat is a mixture of greys, blacks and creams. Their eyes are dark in colour and of a medium size, the ears are erect and triangular. The tail is a plume of feathers and carried proudly over the dog’s back.

Keeshond Character

This breed of dog adores children and is like a great, friendly, fluffy bear to them! They are intelligent but can be stubborn hence making them challenging to train. The Keeshond requires a lot of both physical and mental exercise and likes to be kept busy, they are a very excitable breed and can become bored easily. They do enjoy barking and will always alert you of strangers. A lovable and happy dog.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.