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Dutch Schapendoes

Dutch Schapendoes
Dutch Schapendoes
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Key facts about the Dutch Schapendoes

  • Life expectancy : Between 12 and 14 years
  • Temperament : Playful, Intelligent
  • Size : Medium
  • Type of coat : Long, Wavy

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 1 - Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs)

Section

Section 1 : Sheepdogs

Physical characteristics of the Dutch Schapendoes

Adult size

Female dog Between 16 and 19 in
Male dog Between 17 and 20 in

Weight

Female dog Between 22 and 40 lb
Male dog Between 22 and 40 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the Dutch Schapendoes

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

Dutch Schapendoes in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

Dutch Schapendoes and cats

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Dutch Schapendoes and dogs

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Dutch Schapendoes and children

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Dutch Schapendoes and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the Dutch Schapendoes

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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