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UK KC Classification Gundog
Country of Origin The Netherlands
Date of Origin 1700s
Height 35 - 41 cm (14 - 16 inches)
Weight 9 - 11 Kgs (20 - 24 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 13 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Kooikerhondje are square bodied and they are almost as high as they are long. Their coat is medium length and is red and white in colour.


Kooikerhondje are intelligent, friendly and good natured.


If you are considering a Kooikerhondje as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They require a lot of grooming
They thrive in cold climates
They are easy to obedience train
They require a lot of physical exercise

Interesting Facts

Kooikerhondje are also known as:
Kooiker Hound
Small Dutch Waterfowl Dog
Dutch Decoy Dog
Dutch Decoy Spaniel
Kooiker Dog

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