The Dutch Kooikerhondje is vivacious, agile, self-assured, good-natured, and vigilant. In the home, the breed is loyal, easygoing, and pleasant. He is a true sporting dog in the outdoors, being keen, fast, tough, alert, and enthusiastic. He enjoys working and does so cheerfully if he has enough perseverance and stamina.
The Kooikerhondje (Koi-ker-hond-yuh)’ the little white and orange dog with a large heart’ is an athletic, eye-catching gentleman with a smooth all-weather coat of white with red patches. They are easily identified by their huge, black-tipped ears and the lavishly feathered tail they proudly wag. The breed possesses the robust bone structure of a serious hunter, yet the overall picture is of a beautifully built dog with smooth, flowing lines and lively movement.