The schipperke is a modern day descendant of a now extinct large black belgian sheepdog named the leauvenaar. Even though these are.
The schipperke is busy busy busy and seldom walks when he can trot or scamper.
Schipperke skipper dog. Why buy a schipperke puppy for sale if you can adopt and save a life. Look at pictures of schipperke puppies who need a home. The schipperke belgium s little captain is the traditional barge dog of the low countries.
The schipperke should always be kept on leash for he is an extremely fast agile independent chaser of anything that moves or in a secure yard preferably supervised because his ingenuity and climbing digging skills may send him over or under the fence. In belgium the name is pronounced sheep er ker in america the more typical pronunciation is skip er ker this tiny dog takes its name from the root word schip which means boat. Females are slightly smaller at 10 to 12 inches tall.
There has been a long informal debate over whether this type of dog is a spitz or miniature sheepdog. They re fearless and devoted always on guard to protect their family from harm. Their fox like face can appear questioning and mischievous even impudent.
All schipperke found here are from akc registered parents. Their trot is smooth and graceful. ˈsxɪpərkə is a small belgian breed of dog that originated in the early 16th century.
In their home country of belgium they are considered a small shepherd 1. Curious and clever the schipperke dog breed is often nicknamed lbd for little black devil. Akc is not affiliated with and does not license or endorse any breeders groomers or.
Schipperkes pronounced skip per key are small dogs weighing 12 to 16 pounds five to seven kilograms. Named after the flemish word for little skipper schipperkes were bred by belgian boat captains to guard unattended boats keep rats away and provide companionship. Schipperkes have a distinctive outline sloping from the highest point at the withers to the base of the tail.
The schipperke is a small sturdy dog square proportioned appearing to slope from shoulders to hindquarters. Not just popular on boats. Find schipperke puppies and breeders in your area and helpful schipperke information.
A male schipperke is 11 to 13 inches in height at the shoulder. For the best experience we recommend you upgrade to the latest. This appearance is helped by their double coat.
Curious lively and intense but mischievous this little black dog is a robust long lived companion.