Dutch Shepherd Rescue Information: The Dutch Shepherd is a competent, intelligent working breed. Dutch Shepherds have a happy disposition and are friendly and affectionate. Dutch Shepherds are loyal, protective, and obedient. Dutch Shepherds are good companions for children and make wonderful guard dogs and watchdogs. Dutch Shepherds will stop intruders but will welcome people they know. Dutch Shepherds do fine in cold weather and can adapt to apartment life if they get plenty of regular exercise.
Dutch Shepherd Trivia: Dutch Shepherds are especially popular in the Netherlands. Dutch Shepherds were first bred in the Brabant province of the Netherlands in the early 1800s and in nearby Belgium. Dutch Shepherds are considered multipurpose working dogs. Dutch Shepherds are related to and similar to German Shepherds. Dutch Shepherds are very rare outside of Holland.