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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.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.