Keeshond - Wolfspitz or Chien Loup of Netherlands


Dog breed - companion dog, Keeshond : type of Wolfspitz of Netherlands, also called Chien Loup seen here with it's grey color coat, well groomed!

Wolfspitz-a-like, named after two leaders of Dutch Patriot Party with the names of Kees who adopted the breed. Pronounced as 'Kayshond' or Keeshonden ( plural form ) descended from Spitz was commonly seen along the River Rhine.

type : companion dog

country of origin : Netherlands

since : 1500s

height : 43 - 48cm/17 - 19inches

weight : 25 - 30kg/55 - 66lb

coat : grey, black, puffy thick hair coat with dense rut around the neck and thick hair between toes

temperament : independent, sensible, devoted, good watchdog

characteristics : distinguished by it's wolf look-a-like, cat-like feet, no feathering below hocks, coloration lighter at top of the head and darker color towards the nose, pointed ears, ruff around the neck is more prominent in adult dog, curled tail, bell-like barking

feeding : average

exercise : moderate

grooming : daily grooming, avoid using choke-chain

**Other dog breeds that look almost similar - German Spitzs : Deutscher Mittel Spitz, Deutscher Klein Spitz and Deutcher Gross Spitz or the German Giant Spitz.

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