Schapendoes

Dutch Sheep Dog – Kamerad Hund

Schapendoes

Also known as: Dutch Sheep Dog, Sheep Poodle

Origin: Netherlands

Height at shoulder: 16–20 inches (40–50 cm)

Weight: 33 pounds (15 kg) (no range?)

Coat: Long, thick, slightly wavy; inclined to stand off in tufts, with top knot, moustache, and beard

Color: Any color, solid or with white patches

Ears: Medium size, fairly high set but dropped, although not close to head, with long feathering

Tail: Long, feathered

Eika and Joschi, Dutch Sheepdogs owned by Hannes Hirn working – ig-schapendoes.de

Schapendoes owned by Hannes Hirn and Doris Schindler watching over their flock.

To learn about herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:

http://www.lasrocosa.com/education.html

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