Group: Non Sporting
Colour: Mixture of grey and black
Lifespan: 12 to 14 years
The Keeshond is good-natured, adaptable and bold.
Keeshonds are alert and vocal and make good watchdogs. They are friendly, busy and adaptable and make good-natured companions if well socialized and exercised. Their thick coats require daily attention.
Originally bred: as a watchdog for farms and barges.
The Keeshond is alert, vocal and excitable.
Medium. Busy at home and outside.
Owners: affectionate, loyal
Children: good if raised with them
Other pets: good if raised with them
Strangers: friendly if socialized
Unfamiliar dogs: friendly if socialized
Active, affectionate owner who has plenty of time for grooming, games and exercise.
Tends to bark excessively.
This dog's coat will bring mud and dirt in from outside and needs daily grooming to prevent mats from forming.
Petside: Get Started
- Kitten Life
Learn about the different life stages of your Kitten and much more!
- Puppy Life
Everything you need to know about raising a Puppy, all in one place! Check it out.
- Find a Breed
Browse dog and cat breeds to find your perfect pal.
- Diagnose a Condition
Use PetVet to research what's ailing your pet.
Check out these deals picked by petside.com just for you!