The Samoyed

  • The Samoyed
  • Hypoallergenic: Yes
  • Height: Female: 19–21 inches (48–53 cm), Male: 21–24 inches (53–60 cm)
  • Weight: Female: 35–45 lbs (16–20 kg), Male: 45–66 lbs (20–30 kg)
  • Coat:
  • Life Span: 12 – 13 years
  • Temperament: Stubborn, Lively, Friendly, Sociable, Alert, Playful
  • Overview:

    The Samoyed is a breed of large herding dog that descended from the Nenets herding Laika, a spitz-type dog, with a thick, white, double-layer coat. It takes its name from the Samoyedic peoples of Siberia.

    These nomadic reindeer herders bred the fluffy white dogs to help with the herding