Finnish Spitz
Suomenpystykorva, Finsk Spets

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Names
Finnish Spitz
Finsk Spets
Suomenpystykorva

Origin
Finland/Ancient Times.
The Standard for this breed was set in Finland in 1812.. The Finnish Spitz is the national dog of Finland where they are used mostly for hunting, but primarily a companion elsewhere.

Use
Companion, Hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-14 years of age

Weight & Height
30 to 35 pounds & 15-20 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Obesity, Hearing Problems.

Physical Description
Medium size, foxy dog. It has a pointed muzzle, small erect ears, a dark nose, and dark almond shaped eyes. The are deep chested and the tail is plummed and curled over the back.

Temperament
Does well with cildren & is a very loyal family dog. It can be a good watchdog only barking when necessary

Training
Difficult to train and not for the person looking for a dog who will always be obedient.

Living Conditions
Will do ok in apartment is exercised regularly

Grooming
Brush & Comb regularly

Exercise
Needs plenty of outdoor exercise daily, whether on a lead or allowed to run in fenced area

Coat Texture
Thick, erect medium length hair with a think under layer of straight hair

Coat Colors

Red

Puppies
3-6 pups per litter.

Recognition
Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club

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Breeders

Finnish Spitz Breeders

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