Schipperke Physical Appearance

Looking to get a Schipperke Dog and wondering what is the general appearance of Schipperke or what are the popular colours of a Schipperke?

Learn more details about the colors, weight and height of Schipperke Dogs from this page.

Schipperke Appearance

Schipperke Size, Height and Weight

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

    Size of Schipperke: The Schipperke Dog is a small sized dog.

    Height of Schipperke:
  • 10-13 inches (21-33 cm)

  • Weight of Schipperke:
  • 12-18 pounds (5.5-8 kg)

    The Popular Colours of Schipperke Dogs

  • Apricot
  • Black
  • Black & Tan
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Cream

Schipperke Appearance

Schipperke Information

The schipperke is a small, cobby dog, square-proportioned, appearing to slope from shoulders to croup. This appearance is helped by its double coat, which forms a stand-out ruff, cape and culottes. The foxlike face is questioning and mischievous, even impudent. The trot is smooth and graceful. This is an agile, active dog developed as a watchdog and vermin hunter.

The schipperke is a bold companion, even though it can be an independent and headstrong one. This little dynamo is happiest when busy, poking its nose into every cranny and ever on the lookout for adventure. It is reserved with strangers and an alert watchdog. It can make an amiable and pleasant house dog but needs daily exercise.

What to do if you lose your Schipperke

If your Schipperke 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. Register the lost pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.

3. Contact the nearby vets to see if anyone has handed in your lost pet.

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

5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Shelters.

What to do if you find a lost Schipperke

If you find a Schipperke 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. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.

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

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

5. Take the pet to the local Vet who usually scan the animal’s microchip and locate 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.