Dutch Sheepdog

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Dutch Sheepdog
Dutch Sheep Poodle

This breed is related to the bearded collie,Puli,Old English Sheepdog,Briard,Bergamasco and others

Companion, Herding

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12 - 16 years of age

Weight & Height
30 to 40 pounds & 16 to 20 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive Retinal Atrophy

Physical Description
Large, agile dog with a large head and wide skull. The muzzle is short and broad.. The eyes are large, round and brown. The ears are naturally drop and set high. The tail is long and natural.

Affectionate and cheerful. This dog does need firm handling from its owner to keep it from becomming a troublesome dog as they do have a mind of their own. They are good with children.. They do not like to be left alone for long periods

Easy to train.. The breed will enjoy obedience class.

Living Conditions
This breed is will do ok in the city if exercised properly.

Brush once or twice a week as needed

Needs to be exercised daily to keep it happy.. They are herders and need to be allowed to run freely in a fenced area

Coat Texture
Outer layer is long, dry textured and wavy. The inner layer is thick and soft.

Coat Colors

Brown White

Black White

Gray White




An average of 5 puppies are usually born per litter.

Fédération Cynologique Internationale


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Dutch Sheepdog Breeders
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