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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Kookie is a Schipperke - a Belgium dog bred to herd geese.
I would introduce them in reverse order of dominance first the Schipperke, Bucca, then the male Boxer, Garth, and then the female Boxer, Jada.
I would introduce them in reverse order of dominance--first the schipperke, Bucca, then the male boxer, Garth, and then the female boxer, Jada.
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Esther Zimmerman of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, has been competing since 1976 and has earned CH/UDs on two Schipperkes and a CH/UDX and OTCH points on another one.