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Keeshond profile

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Lifespan: 12-14 Years

Avg height: 43-46cm.

Avg weight: 15-20kg

Coat type: Long, thick, dense coat.

Coat colours: Mixture of grey, black, and cream.

Originally bred for: Barge watchdog.

Breed traits: Energetic, playful, affectionate, alert, obedient. 

A little about the Keeshond


The Keeshond is a lively, playful breed that is an excellent companion and house-pet. They are always ready for an adventure with their family, love to learn tricks, but can also be quite vocal.



The Keeshond may be predisposed to the following health conditions: Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Patellar Luxation, Epilepsy, Renal Cortical Hypoplasia, Cardiac Disease (Tetralogy of Fallot, Mitral Valve Insufficiency) and skin allergies.