Westeke

Westeke

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Life Span:12-15 Years

Westeke Build Information

The Westeke is a small hybrid dog resulting from the cross of the West Highland West Terrier and the Schipperke. Reaching a maximum of 15 inches, Westeke dogs have medium length, silky coats that are predominantly white, but may have touches of brown, black, and cream coloring.

Size:Small
Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

They are happy, social, and loving dogs, making them good additions to families. Their cheerful personalities make them ideal playmates for children and other pets. They should be socialized and trained from an early age, but are intelligent and learn new commands quickly. Generally Westekes are lively and would require moderate amounts of exercise to stay fit.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Chocolate, Cream, White
Shedding:Minimal
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Westeke Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Moderately easy to train