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A wetterhoun peeking.
A Wetterhoun puppy

A Wetterhoun (West Frisian: "Wetterhûn" English: "Water dog") is a type of water dog breed that came from the Friesland province of the Netherlands. It was originally used as a hunting dog.[1] The population is small which could threaten the breed.[2]

Health[change | change source]

Even though it is a very rare breed, it is still generally healthy. Hip evaluation, elbow evaluation, and Severe Combine Immune Deficiency Syndrome tests are recommend for the breed.[1]

Temperament[change | change source]

The breed is a little stubborn, but it usually stable.[1][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Wetterhoun Dog Breed Information". American Kennel Club. Retrieved 2021-04-29.
  2. "Voortbestaan wetterhoun bedreigd". Nieuwsblad NOF (in Dutch). 2018-10-26. Archived from the original on 2021-04-30. Retrieved 2021-04-30.
  3. "Wetterhoun". www.nvsw.nl. Retrieved 2021-04-30.