Drentse Patrijshond Dog Breed

Thinking of getting a Drentse Patrijshond Dog and want to know if a Drentse Patrijshond is suitable for your household?

Use the Drentse Patrijshond information on this website to learn more about adaptability, health issues, life span of Drentse Patrijshond and more.

Drentse Patrijshond Facts

  • Name: Drentse Patrijshond
  • Other Names: Dutch Partridge Dog, Drentsche Patrijshond, Drent
  • Origin: Netherlands
  • Breed Group: Gun Dog (UKC)
  • Breed Type: Purebred


Drentse Patrijshond Dog Facts

Drentse Patrijshond Information

Valid color is white with brown or orange markings. Mostly white with large brown plates (spots.) There is usually one plate that covers the backside above the tail. A mantle (large marking across the back) is permissible, but generally less desired. The coat is medium long, with feathers on the leg and longer hair on the front of the chest, giving the impression of a longer haired coat. The Drentsche Patrijshond is 55 to 63 cm (22 to 25 in). at the withers.

Though the breed shows a strong hunting instinct in the field, and can be quite driven, these dogs tend to be more relaxed in the home than many of the hunting breeds. They are strongly attached to family members, loyal, and of sweet disposition, particularly with children.

What to do if you lose your Drentse Patrijshond

If your Drentse Patrijshond Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Report your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.

3. Contact the nearby vets to see if anyone has brought in your missing pet.

4. Call the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.

5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.

What to do if you find a lost Drentse Patrijshond

If you find a Drentse Patrijshond Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Report the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Register the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.

3. Contact the Local Council to collect the lost animal.

4. Take the animal to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your suburb.

5. Take the animal to the local Vet who normally scan the animal’s microchip and phone the registered pet owner.

Laws Regarding Missing Pets

1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.

2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.

3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.

4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.

5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.