SCHIPPERKE

COUNTRY: Belgium
WEIGHT: 18 pounds maximum
COAT: Abundant, harsh and straight
COLOR: In USA, solid black
FCI other solid colors
REGISTRY: FCI, AKC, UKC, TKC, CKC
GROUP: Northern

The Schipperke is a race of dog originated in Flanders and was used like guard in the hulls.

Schipperke (“small captain”) is descending of the Leauvenaar, which also gave to origin to the shepherd Belgian. They are small, dumpy dogs and rabones with a dense coat and foxy head, measure of 31 to 33 cm and weigh above of 8 kg Have one cheers and inquisitive expression being generally resistant and energetic, capable hunters and good dogs guardians.