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Dutch Waterfowl Dog

Size: Small / Medium

Weight: 20 - 24 lbs.

Height: 14" - 16" "

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Cataracts; patellar luxation

Origin: Holland

Also Known As: Kooikerhondje, Dutch Decoy Spaniel

Group: Gun Dog / Retriever

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Dutch Waterfowl Dog needs daily brisk exercise and plenty of room to roam.

Grooming Needs

Regular brushing is required for your Dutch Waterfowl Dog.


The Dutch Waterfowl Dog is an affectionate, loyal, sensitive and intelligent breed.

Compatibility with Kids

Generally good with children.


Named for a Dutch duck hunting technique, this extremely rare breed dates back to the 1700s.