Markiesje Information

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(Hollandse Tulphond) (Dutch Tulip Hound)The Markiesje has a long, silky black coat, sometimes with white markings. The tail and legs are feathered. The ears are long and pendant.

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Character

The Markiesje can be trained as a retriever or a gundog, but will also make a good family pet. They are cheerful, active, playful and friendly.

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Size

16 inches
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Weight

13 pounds
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General Health

No chronic health problems are known.

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History

The Markiesje is from the Netherlands. It was cross-bred from spaniels and poodles, and can be found on farms throughout that country. The Dutch Kennel Club has only recenlty accepted the breed.

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Maintenance

Brush the Markiesje on a regular basis with a firm bristle brush. Pay attention to the inner ears and remove excess hair. Brush teeth regularly as well.

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Ideal Environment

The  Markiesje is not suited for an apartment life, but rather needs room to run around and play.


The Markiesje is suited for apartment life. They are mostly kept indoors because of their sensitive paws.

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can anyone tell me if this breed sheds a lot ... I cannot find anything about this breed and there is one in a rescue that we are thinking of adopting but don't know much about them ...

hi yes the markiesje shed a lot after winter heading into spring time. i have owned 1 for 11 years now and she is still competing and winning at shows. the best breed ever.

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Does anyone know when the Markiesje will be allowed to be sold outside of the Netherlands?

I actually bought my Markiesje off of craigslist in the USA.

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