The Keeshond is a friendly, lively and intelligent companion dog. The national dog of the Netherlands, this sturdy breed worked on river vessels in Europe as a companion and watchdog. The Keeshond is medium in size and has a dense, fluffy coat that is typically black and grey in color. Endlessly happy, this adaptable breed is known for its sweet, playful and eager-to-please nature. The Keeshond is full of personality, is very quick to learn and makes a wonderful family pet.