We can neither confirm nor deny that the Schipperke line has a bit of demon dog in there somewhere. That smile sure makes her look like she’s up to something, though. And she probably is: Schipperkes are intelligent, mischievous, intense, and bursting at the seams with canine curiosity.
Originally from Belgium, this small-sized breed can grow to between 10-16 pounds and lives an average of 12-14 years. The breed is recognized by the American Kennel Club and classified as a member of the Non-Sporting group.