We outline the different questions that you’ll be asking in relation to microchipping your Keeshond. How much it costs, who is responsible for microchipping and your legal requirements in ensuring these details are kept up to date and much more.
It was originally bred as a watchdog and companion, and is known for its thick, plush coat and fox-like face.
The breed dates back to the 18th century, when it was used as a watchdog on barges and boats along the Rhine River.
It was named after the Dutch patriot Kees de Gyselaer, who led the Dutch Patriot Party during the 1780s.
The Keeshond quickly became popular among Dutch families, and was even adopted as the mascot of the Dutch Patriot Party.
In the early 20th century, the breed's popularity spread to other parts of Europe and North America.
Today, the Keeshond is a beloved family pet, known for its intelligence, loyalty, and playful nature.
Its thick coat requires regular grooming, but its cheerful personality and devotion to its owners make it a rewarding companion.
Keeshond Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 38 to 48cm Female: 36 to 46cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 12 to 18kg Female: 10 to 16kg
Life Expectancy: 12 to 15 years
Temperament: Friendly, Intelligent, Alert, and Playful
When Should I Spay or Neuter My Keeshond?
There are many reasons why you should have your Keeshond spayed or neutered, not least of all because it will likely improve their quality of life (and stop you from worrying about a litter of puppies). Here’s what you need to know.
Is Your Keeshond Bored? Here Are The Signs To Look For
Your Keeshond needs your attention just as you crave theirs. It’s important you respond to them and notice if they are feeling lonely – here’s some helpful tips for you.
Best Ways To Exercise Your Keeshond?
We know how time can be limited to give your Keeshond ample exercise. Here’s some tips on other ideas that you can follow as well as how to find the right dog walker for your Keeshond too.