- AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 95 of 193
- Height: 18 inches (male), 17 inches (female)
- Weight: 35-45 pounds
- Life Expectancy: 12-15 years
- Group: Non-Sporting Group
The amiable Keeshond is a medium-sized spitz dog of ample coat, famous for the distinctive “spectacles” on his foxy face. Once a fixture on the canal barges of his native Holland, the Kees was, and remains, a symbol of Dutch patriotism.