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Japanese Spitz

Japanese Spitz
Japanese Spitz
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Key facts about the Japanese Spitz

  • Life expectancy : Between 12 and 14 years
  • Temperament : Affectionate, Playful
  • Size : Small
  • Type of coat : Long

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 5 - Spitz and primitive types

Section

Section 5 : Asian Spitz and related breeds

Physical characteristics of the Japanese Spitz

Adult size

Female dog Between 11 and 14 in
Male dog Between 12 and 15 in

Weight

Female dog Between 13 and 22 lb
Male dog Between 13 and 22 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the Japanese Spitz

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

Japanese Spitz in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

Japanese Spitz and cats

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Japanese Spitz and dogs

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Japanese Spitz and children

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Japanese Spitz and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the Japanese Spitz

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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