| UK KC Classification
| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||46 - 56 cm (18 - 22 inches)
||23 - 30 Kgs (50 - 66 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Samoyed are strong, medium sized dogs. They are intelligent and alert and are capable of sustained endurance. They have a long, thick coat that is white in colour.
Samoyed are affectionate, good natured dogs.
If you are considering a Samoyed 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 thrive in cold climates
They are content to live and sleep outdoors
They require a lot of physical exercise
Samoyed are also known as:
Samoyed were first used to herd reindeer.