Schipperke Information

SchipperkeAt about a foot tall, the Schipperkes are tiny, compact dogs, but don’t let the size fool you. He loves to work hard, whether it’s catching vermin with his cat-like agility or serving as a watchdog. His puffy black coat adds volume to his appearance.

The Schipperke hails from Belgium, and his name means “little captain” in Flemish – a fitting moniker for this confident, intense,  clever little guy. But he’s not serious all the time; this breed has a fun side and will bring a healthy dose of mischievous to his new family.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 0ft 10in - 1ft 3in     Weight: 12-18lbs
Lifespan: 13 - 15 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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