This good-natured hunting dog breed makes an affectionate family companion. Suspected to be an ancestor of the Nova Scota Duck Tolling Retriever, he hails from Holland and was used to lure ducks into traps for hunting or tagging. He still serves as a hunting dog, but also excels at other dog sports such as flyball.

Watch and learn about Kooikerhondje dog’s key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Kooikerhondje Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Kooikerhondje Dog Sporting Dogs 1 foot, 2 inches to 1 foot, 4 inches tall at the shoulder 20 to 25 pounds 12 to 14 years

Breed Characteristics:

Adaptability:

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Adaptability. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Adaptability parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 4 out of 5 in Adaptibility in living in apartment. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Adaptibility in living in apartment parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Good For Novice Owners. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Good For Novice Owners parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 4 out of 5 in Sensitivity Level.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Sensitivity Level. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 2 out of 5 in Tolerates Being Alone.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored low and is not suitable in Tolerates Being Alone. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 4 out of 5 in Tolerates Cold Weather.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Tolerates Cold Weather. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Tolerates Hot Weather.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Tolerates Hot Weather. parameter.

All Around Friendliness.:

Kooikerhondje is rated 2 out of 5 in All Around Friendliness.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored low and is not suitable in All Around Friendliness. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Affectionate with Family.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Affectionate with Family. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 2 out of 5 in Incredibly Kid Friendly Dogs.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored low and is not suitable in Incredibly Kid Friendly Dogs. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 2 out of 5 in Friendly Dog.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored low and is not suitable in Friendly Dog. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 2 out of 5 in Friendly Toward Strangers.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored low and is not suitable in Friendly Toward Strangers. parameter.

Health Grooming.:

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Health Grooming.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Health Grooming. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Amount Of Shedding.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Amount Of Shedding. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 1 out of 5 in Drooling Potential.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored low and is not suitable in Drooling Potential. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 2 out of 5 in Easy To Groom.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored low and is not suitable in Easy To Groom. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 5 out of 5 in General Health.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in General Health. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Potential For Weight Gain.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Weight Gain. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Size.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Size. parameter.

Trainability.:

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Trainability.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Trainability. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 1 out of 5 in Easy To Train.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored low and is not suitable in Easy To Train. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 4 out of 5 in Intelligence.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Intelligence. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Potential For Mouthiness.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Mouthiness. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Prey Drive.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Prey Drive. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Tendency To Bark Or Howl.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Tendency To Bark Or Howl. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 3 out of 5 in Wanderlust Potential.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Wanderlust Potential. parameter.

Exercise Needs.:

Kooikerhondje is rated 5 out of 5 in Exercise Needs.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Exercise Needs. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 4 out of 5 in Energy Level.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Energy Level. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 5 out of 5 in Intensity.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Intensity. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 5 out of 5 in Exercise Needs.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Exercise Needs. parameter.

Kooikerhondje is rated 4 out of 5 in Potential For Playfulness.. This means Kooikerhondje has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Playfulness. parameter.

Vital Stats:

Dog Breed Group.

Sporting Dogs

Height

1 foot, 2 inches to 1 foot, 4 inches tall at the shoulder

Weight

20 to 25 pounds

Life Span

12 to 14 years