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American Eskimo Dog (Standard) Info

American Eskimo Dog (Standard) Breed Information

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Lifespan: 15-16 years Height: 15-19" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 4-6 pups
Group: Non-Sporting Weight: 18-35 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The American Eskimo Dog (Standard) is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 18 lbs that can reach 35 lbs. It is officially part of the Non-Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, AKC, UKC, NKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The American Eskimo Dog (Standard) breed has a typical lifespan of 15 to 16 years, Long hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the American Eskimo Dog (Standard) should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 6 puppies.

American Eskimo Dog (Standard) Breed Characteristics

Group Non-Sporting Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin United States Easy to Train yes
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly no Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs small
Intelligent yes Grooming Requirements daily
Barks Dangerous no

American Eskimo Dog (Standard) Temperament

highly intelligent and very trainable, weary of strangers, loyal and energetic, must be thoroughly socialized when young, prefers adults to children

Health Problems

eyes and tear ducts, dermatitis, hip dysplasia, progressive retinal atrophy

American Eskimo Dog (Standard) Coat

American Eskimo Dog (Standard) Dog Colors

White or biscuit cream

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