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Japanese Spitz

Japanese Spitz

UK KC Classification Utility
Country of Origin Japan
Date of Origin 1900s
Height 30 - 36 cm (12 - 14 inches)
Weight 5 - 6 Kgs (11 - 13 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Japanese Spitz are affectionate dogs with a soft, pure white stand off coat. They have a pointed muzzle, erect ears and a bushy tail that curls over their back.


Japanese Spitz are intelligent, bold and lively.


If you are considering a Japanese Spitz as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They require a lot of grooming
They are easy to obedience train
They usually get on well with other dogs
They usually make good watch dogs

Interesting Facts

Japanese Spitz are also known as:
Nihon Supittsu

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