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What kind of dog is a keeshond?

Last Updated: 16th February, 2020

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In this way, what dog is keeshond?

Non-Sporting Group

Beside above, what is the lifespan of a keeshond? 13 – 15 years

Besides, are Keeshond dogs smart?

Keeshonden are handsome, intelligent dogs with a delightful personality. Their playful, affectionate nature makes them ideal family pets. Unlike other northern breeds, the Keeshonden are relatively easy to train.

Do Keeshonds have hair or fur?

Keeshonds need frequent brushing and combing so that they don't become a matted mess. Heavy shedding. Like all spitz breeds, Keeshonds shed a LOT. You'll find hair and fur all over your clothing and furnishings.

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What dogs dont shed?

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What is a Spitz dog?

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Is a keeshond a good family dog?

The Keeshond is a great pet for families with children. He's a playful, good-natured companion for kids of all ages. And as long as he is well socialized and well trained, the Keeshond gets along well with other dogs and pets. No dog, no matter how friendly, should ever be left unsupervised with a child.

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What is a non sporting dog?

The Non-Sporting Dog Breed Group consists of all the dogs that do not share any mutual characteristic, but simply they do not fit into other groups. Let us take a look over some of the most well-known non-sporting dogs. Non-sporting dogs list: American Eskimo. Bichon Frise.

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What breeds of dogs are fluffy?

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How much is a keeshond dog?

You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $1,100 upwards to $4,000 or even more for a Keeshond with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Keeshonds sold is $600.

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How often should you bathe a keeshond?

The Keeshond does require regular bathing and brushing. This bright and dignified dog can be bathed as frequently as weekly up to no longer than every 6 weeks. With this double coated breed, proper bathing and drying techniques lays the groundwork for achieving a beautiful coat.

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How do you pronounce keeshond?

The word Keeshond, then, means “Kees' dog” and is pronounced “KAYZ-hund.”

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How big is a keeshond?

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What AKC Group is the keeshond?

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How much should I feed my keeshond?

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  • keeshond pups between eight and 12 weeks need 4 meals in a 24 hour period.
  • keeshond puppies 3 to 6 months old should be fed 3 meals every 24 hour period.
  • Feed pups six months old to one year 2 bowls of food in a twenty-four hour period.