This lively breed is distinguished by its wolf-grey coat. Its coloration tends to be lighter on the head, creating the impression of dark “spectacles” around the eyes.
History of Keeshond
It is named after the Dutchman de Gyselaer, whose nickname was Kees.
A fine watchdog, the Keeshond provides good security as well as company.
Other Names of Keeshond: Wolf Spitz, Chien Loup.
Identification keys of Keeshond
tightly curled tail; double curl preferred
no feathering below hocks
Wetterhoun The Wetterhoun is a dog for all seasons. Its coat provides a covering of tight, water-resistant curls, except on the head and legs, and its solid and rugged build made it an ideal hunter of otters.
History of Wetterhoun
The Wetterhoun, Dutch for “water dog”, probably descended from the […]
Braque du Bourbonnais The coat of the Braque du Bourbonnais is basically white with very evident roaning and as few clear patches of coloration as possible. This moderately large pointer is born with either no tail or a very rudimentary stump.
History of Braque du Bourbonnais
As its name implies, the Braque […]
German Spaniel Although somewhat similar in appearance to the English Springer Spaniel, the German Spaniel is slightly shorter in the leg. This versatile dog operates as a talented retriever, often working in marshland. It resembles hounds in that it is also highly respected as a tracker.
Pekingese The Pekingese is a short-legged breed of dog with a characteristic rolling gait. It has a relatively compact, flattened face fringed with longer hair, which gives the impression of the dog having a mane. This breed makes a bold and alert watchdog for the home.
History of Pekingese
Welsh Springer Spaniel Although possibly sharing common origins with the English Springer, the Welsh Springer Spaniel is generally smaller, has a finer head, and always has rich, dark-red markings on a white coat.
History of Welsh Springer Spaniel
A clue to the possible age of this breed comes from a […]