Schipperke


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Schipperke

a small, lively dog with cobby build and thick, medium-length coat, usually black but may be another whole color, that forms a ruff around the neck and 'coulottes' on the back of the thighs. The head has a foxy appearance with pointed, erect ears. The tail is docked to a short length. Called also Belgian barge dog.
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