Schipperke Breed Dog Photos

Schipperke Photo Gallery – Pictures Of Schipperkes!

October 6th, 2008

The Schipperke is a small (7-20 lbs) breed that originated in Belgium.  While there is some debate about the true purpose behind the breeding of these little dogs, throughout time they have earned themselves the nickname “Belgian Barge Dogs”.  While traveling on barges, these feisty canines preformed a multitude of tasks including guarding the ship, hunting mice and rats and nipping at the horses heels to urge them to continue to pull the vessel. (more…)