The American Eskimo
is charming, intelligent affectionate and a loving dog. They
are good with children.
Eskimo will be a good alert watchdogs to protect your
house and family.
GROUP: Non-sporting RECOGNITION: AKC, CKC, UKC OCCUPATION:
Companion, watchdog, performer HEIGHT: 23-30 cm WEIGHT: 2- 5 kg COLOR(S):
white, white with biscuit cream LONGEVITY:
13 to 15 years EXERCISE:
Daily exercise GROOMING:
Twice weekly brushing TRAINING:
Easy, hard to focus
The American Eskimo Dog
originates from the USA, This breed nicknamed the "Eskie". They
are thought to have originated from German Spitz dogs that came over to
the United States from Germany with immigrants in the 1600s.
German immigrants, In the late 1800s, Eskimo was name as
the American Spitz and is very popular in traveling road shows and
circuses, performing tricks.
In 1913 the Eskimo
was registered with the UKC. The breed was first registered with the
AKC in 1995.
The Eskimo Dog
comes in three sizes, and this includes the toy American Eskimo Dog,
the miniature American
Eskimo Dog, and the standard
American Eskimo Dog.
Toy are 9 inches up to and including 12 inches at the
miniatures are more than 12 inches up to and up to 19 inches at the
The coloring of all Eskimo
Dogs is white or biscuit cream, and the coat is straight and harsh with
a dense, softer undercoat. The coat has a glorious standoff
double coat and is straight with a thick undercoat.
These dog breeds
need a daily
exercise, for daily walk is not enough for them. The Eskie will easily
become bored without regular exercise and play time. Without enough
can be quite mischievous and will amuse themselves!
The Eskimo Dog
is easy to train and eager to please. This breed is very talented in
coat requires a minimum of twice weekly brushing. These dogs are heavy
shedders, you will need to brush his coat on a daily basis. And
therefore not best suited to those with allergies.
The thick snowy white coat is easy to groom brush
with a firm bristle brush twice a week. However, at other
times of the year brushing around twice a week should suffice.
You should bathe your Eskimo on monthly basis.
is intelligent, friendly, charming, and loving dog. Eskimos are easy to
train quick, alert and agile making them a very desirable choice, and
they are often top ranked score in obedience training.
make alert watchdogs, trespassers will be met with a flurry of barking.
Wary of strangers, the breed is very loyal to the master family and
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