American Eskimo Dog

  • American Eskimo Dog
  • Hypoallergenic: no
  • Height: 9-12 inches (toy), 12-15 inches (miniature), 15-19 inches (Standard)
  • Weight: 18 – 35 lbs (Standard Size)
  • Coat: sparkling white coat
  • Life Span: 6-10 pounds (toy), 10-20 pounds (miniature), 25-35 pounds (standard)
  • Temperament: Intelligent, Friendly, Alert, Reserved, Protective
  • Overview:

    The American Eskimo Dog is a breed of companion dogs, originating in Germany. The American Eskimo is a member of the Spitz family. The breed’s progenitors were German Spitz, but due to anti-German sentiment during the First World War, it was renamed “American Eskimo Dog”.The American Eskimo Dog comes in three sizes—standard, miniature, and toy—standing as tall as 19 inches at the shoulder or as short as 9 inches. This dog is a heavy shedder.