The Keeshond is a medium-sized dog with origin from Holland; its closest relatives are the German Spitzes. It is also known by other names such as German Spitz, Wolfspitz, Smiling Dutchman, etc. The breed was developed in England in the 19th century with the imports obtained from The Netherlands and Germany. Discover more about our Keeshond puppies for sale below!
Keeshond was named after Dutch Patriot, Cornelis (Kees) de Gyselaer, who was the leader of the rebellion against the House of Orange in the 18th century.
There are debates over its origin, while some believe it originated from the Netherlands, another school of thought is of the opinion that it is part of the German Spitz family.
Keeshond has a playful, intelligent and obedient temperament which makes it a joy to be around. It makes a good companion for both adults and children. Keeshond’s even temperament makes it an excellent guard dog, watchdog and also family dog.
Spending time with its loved ones makes it really happy. Keeshond is an attention seeker that likes interrupting when ignored.
Keeshond does well in apartment living and big yards, its medium size makes it easy for it to adjust anywhere.
It will do well in any home as long as it has lots of interaction with its owner, home with kids is a great environment for the Keeshond.
The Keeshond enjoys a dog walk moment with its family and will most likely jump in excitement once it is walk time, a short run or jog does the magic on its body.
If walking along a particular route gets boring, you can spice things up by walking a different route or simply taking the Keeshond along to that park meeting with a friend
The Keeshond has a coat that requires less frequent bathing due to its self-cleaning nature and minimal odor. For dogs below the age of 7, it is advised to bathe every three weeks while for others above 7 years, baths should be every 4 to 6 weeks. Weekly brushing is also required and keeps the Keeshond looking good.
Our Keeshond puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country.
The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Keeshond puppies who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.
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