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Finnish Spitz

Finnish Spitz
Finnish Spitz
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Key facts about the Finnish Spitz

  • Life expectancy : Between 12 and 14 years
  • Temperament : Intelligent, Hunter
  • Size : Medium
  • Type of coat : Short

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 5 - Spitz and primitive types

Section

Section 2 : Nordic Hunting Dogs

Physical characteristics of the Finnish Spitz

Adult size

Female dog Between 15 and 18 in
Male dog Between 17 and 20 in

Weight

Female dog Between 15 and 22 lb
Male dog Between 26 and 29 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 Finnish 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

Finnish 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

Finnish Spitz and cats

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Finnish Spitz and dogs

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Finnish Spitz and children

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Finnish Spitz and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the Finnish 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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