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Schip-perke Dog Breed Profile




Among the endearing traits of the Schipperke is the fact that they are fearless, aloof, independent, wise, willful, high power, curious, obedient and agile.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog is very good with kids offered the children are properly behaved.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan of this breed of canine is around 19 years. On the other hand, together with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets had been identified to live as much as 20 years and even longer. The common weight for this dog breed is about 7 to 20 lbs.

Widespread Illnesses

By far the most typical illnesses and medical circumstances connected with Schipperkes include but will not be restricted to obesity, skeletal troubles, and heart, lung, or digestive troubles.

Housebreaking and Shedding

Housebreaking is out of the question for this breed of canine, as they prefer the outdoors where they are able to be no cost to use their robust herding, hunting, and guarding instincts. Shedding is common, brush day-to-day to keep.

Very best Owner Compatibility

Not suitable for the apartment or condo dweller. Not appropriate for the frequent traveler. Most effective Owner has a yard to play in and lots of really like and attention to give.

Where to purchase

The most beneficial places to purchase this dog breed are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Average Cost

You can expect to pay upwards of around $700+ per dog. Routine veterinary care must be included in your spending budget.

Aggression Aspect

They have strong hunting and herding abilities and may well attempt to herd children and owners alike. This isn't to become mistaken for aggression.

Noise Aspect

This dog makes for a good guard dog.  


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