Schipperke Height : 10 - 13 inches Schipperke Weight : 12 - 16 lbs. Schipperke Colors : Black is the only acceptable color according to the Belgian standard.
Country of Origin: Belgium. Coat: Abundant and dense, with longer hair on the neck, shoulders, chest and back of rear legs. Character: Alert, loyal, and is insatiably inquisitive.The breed will impress you with its personable ways and unending energy. Temperament: The breeds temperament shows it to be a positive dog, exhibiting very strong likes and dislikes, capable of making a decision about a situation.The breed is fond of children if properly socialized and supervised and frequently will attach itself to the children of the family, becoming their loving, loyal and watchful companion. Care: Comb or brush the coat regularly with a firm bristle brush, dry shampoo when necessary. Training: Training must begin early as he is intelligent, curious and stubborn and doesn't like to come when he is called. Activity: Suited for city or country living. The breed does best with a fenced back yard and plenty of exercise. Description : Schipperkes are affectionate, loyal, well-behaved, yet independent little dogs. They are not demanding of theirowners and enjoy being a part of a family. Schipperkes have a curious nature ane are lively and alert.. Schipperkes will take care of their own grooming needs requiring minimal attention from their owners.