Dutch Shepherd Dog Physical Appearance

Looking to adopt a Dutch Shepherd Dog and want to know what is the general appearance of Dutch Shepherd Dog or what are the popular colours of a Dutch Shepherd Dog?

Know more about the colors, weight and height of Dutch Shepherd Dogs from this page.

Dutch Shepherd Dog Appearance

Dutch Shepherd Dog Size, Height and Weight

    Consider the personality traits and appearance of the Dutch Shepherd Dog, as this breed is not for everyone. Use this information below to see if a Dutch Shepherd Dog would suit your lifestyle and household.

    Size of Dutch Shepherd Dog: The Dutch Shepherd Dog is a large sized dog.

    Height of Dutch Shepherd Dog:
  • Male: 22.5-24.5 inches (57-62 cm)
  • Female: 21.5-23.5 inches (55-60 cm)

  • Weight of Dutch Shepherd Dog:
  • 50-70 pounds (23-32 kg)

    The Popular Colours of Dutch Shepherd Dogs

  • Blue
  • Brindle
  • Golden
  • Gray
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Silver
  • Yellow

Dutch Shepherd Dog Appearance

Dutch Shepherd Dog Information

The Dutch Shepherd is a medium-sized, well-proportioned, well-muscled dog, with a powerful, well-balanced structure, an intelligent expression and a lively temperament. The length of the body exceeds the height, at the withers, in a ratio of 10:9. The Dutch Shepherd has three coat types: short coat, long coat, and rough coat.

Dutch Shepherds are loyal, reliable, alert, watchful, active, independent, intelligent, and intuitive. Obedience and discipline can be achieved with remarkable results. Gifted with a true shepherding temperament, they can supposedly work willingly together with their owners and can deal independently with any task they are assigned, being neither aggressive nor shy. They have a strong character and independence passed down from their herding ancestry.

What to do if you lose your Dutch Shepherd Dog

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

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

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

3. Contact the nearby vet clinics to see if someone has brought in your missing pet.

4. Phone 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 Dutch Shepherd Dog

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

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

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

3. Call the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.

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

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

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.