American Eskimo
(American Spitz)

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American Spitz
Eskimo Spitz

Descended from white spitz dogs that came to this country with german immigrants. It is probably related to the Volpino and Japanese Spitz.


Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 14-16 years of age

Weight & Height
Toy 6-10lbs and 9-12inches
Miniature 10-29lbs and 12-15inches
Standard 18-36lbs and 15-19inches

Known Health Problems
Fairly Healthy Breed

Physical Description
Squarly built dog with a compact body. The head is wedge shaped with erect, triangular ears. The tail is plummed and carried over the back.

This dog is loving and affectionate. They are great with children and are fairly easy to obedience train.. They are wary of strangers and make and excellent watchdog.


Living Conditions
Apartment living is ok if ample exercise is given..

Brush twice a week

Talk for daily walks on a lead

Coat Texture
Thick double coat.

Coat Colors

American Eskimo



Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
National Kennel Club


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American Eskimo Breeders

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