Markiesje/ Dutch Tulip Dog

Life expectancy

14 years

Age adult

11 months

Height (Shoulder height)

38 cm


7 kg

Coat texture

medium length / wavy / short straight hair on the face / ears feathered / tail feathered / legs feathered

Coat color

black, each with or without white markings

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Food expenses per month in €

about € 23

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Needs a garden

Rather not

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather not

First dog suitable

Rather yes

Allergy friendly

Rather not


Very atletic


Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


friendly / active / playful / gentle

Bred for

companion dog

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The Markiesje or Dutch Tulip Dog is a friendly, balanced and eager to learn family-dog. He is not only active but also intelligent, therefore he needs sufficient physical as well as mental exercise.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.