Keeshond (Wolfspitz) similar breeds

Quick breed overview

The Keeshond was originally utilized as a watchdog by Dutch riverboatmen and farmers in the 18th century. This clever and extroverted breed has an affable personality that makes it a popular companion dog. The Keeshond is eager to learn and gets along well with both people and other animals.

Origin: Flag of The NetherlandsThe Netherlands

InfoRating IconRating
Energy Level3/5
Exercise Need3/5
Affection Level5/5
Ease of Training3/5
Grooming Need3/5
Friendliness (Dogs)3/5
Friendliness (Other Pets)4/5
Friendliness (Strangers)4/5
Watchdog Ability5/5
Protection Ability1/5
Cold Tolerance4/5
Heat Tolerance2/5

Keeshond (Wolfspitz) - More information

Breed groups

  • FCI section: 5.4 European Spitz

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  • Other names: Wolfsspitz
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