|Lifespan: 16-18 years
||Litter Size: 2-3 pups
||Weight: 12-18 lbs
||Hair Length: Medium
The Schipperke is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 12 lbs that can reach 18 lbs. It is officially part of the Non-Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Schipperke breed has a typical lifespan of 16 to 18 years, Medium hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Schipperke should know that the average litter size is between 2 to 3 puppies.
Schipperke Breed Characteristics
||Easy to Train
love their families and will always be protective of them. This alert, curious and intelligent dog breed loves children and tends to bond very closely with their master. The Schipperke is a big dog trapped in a small dog's body; they are self-confident and will play with any dog of any size. Schipperkes love to howl and bark and make excellent watchdogs, standing their ground no matter what. Schipperkes make excellent boat dogs
hypothyroid, epilepsy, hip dysplasia, legg calves perthes, PRA, cataracts, and MPS 111B
Schipperke Dog Colors
black, chocolate, sable or cream
CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR
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