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Also known as: Fresian Water Dog, Otterhoun
Breed origin: The Netherlands (Holland)
Original purpose: Hunting small mammals and waterfowl.
AKC recognized: No
Weight: 55 to 77 lbs
Size: Height: 21½ to 23 inches
Solid black, solid brown, black and white, or brown and white, with or without ticking or roan patterns.
The Wetterhoun is reserved, strong willed, protective, and an excellent gun dog. Their thick and curly coat is water repellant, allowing them to work equally well on land and in water. Because of their natural guarding instinct and strong will, early socialization and training are musts.
Easy to train?
Other websites for additional information:
Wikipedia breed information page
Page Last Updated: February 1, 2018