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Keeshond Info

Keeshond Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 15-19" Shedding: Heavy Litter Size: 3-8 pups
Group: Non-Sporting Weight: 55-66 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Large

Breed Overview

The Keeshond is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 55 lbs that can reach 66 lbs. It is officially part of the Non-Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Keeshond breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Long hair, and have Heavy shedding. Breeders interested in the Keeshond should know that the average litter size is between 3 to 8 puppies.

Keeshond Breed Characteristics

Group Non-Sporting Drooler no
Size Large Guard Dog no
Origin Holland Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs medium
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks average Dangerous no

Keeshond Temperament

The friendly Keeshond loves nothing more than being a part of the family. A swimmer, companion and watchdog, Keeshonds are lively and warm and love bouncing around with children.

Health Problems

epilepsy, they are also prone to skin problems heart disease and may become overweight easily if overfed

Keeshond Coat

Keeshond Dog Colors

Black and silver in the United States. White, black, brown and cinnamon elsewhere

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