- breed of small stocky black dogs originally used as watchdogs on boats in the Netherlands and Belgium
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breed of small stocky black dogs originally used as watchdogs on boats in the Netherlands and Belgium
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Belgian dog breed that originated in Flanders several centuries ago and was used for many years as a guard on barges. The schipperke (`little ...
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schipperke (skip'urkē) , a breed of small nonsporting dog developed in Belgium several hundred years ago. It stands about 13 in. (33 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 14 to 18 lb (6.4–8.2 kg). Its weather-resistant double coat consists of a short, dense underlayer and a relati...
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The Schipperke is a Belgian breed of tailless dog about 30 centimetres tall and usually black in colour. They are exceedingly vivacious, inquisitive and alert, and make excellent watch-dogs - formerly being used by Belgian barge owners for just this purpose.
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A small stocky dog of a breed developed in Belgium, having dense long black fur and small pointed ears.
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A Schipperke (iː; lang) is a small Belgian breed of dog that originated in the early 16th century. There has been a long informal debate over whether this type of dog is a spitz or miniature sheepdog. In their home country of Belgium they are considered a small shepherd. == Description == Their small, pointed ears are erect atop the head. Schippe
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