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Finnish Spitz Info

Finnish Spitz Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 15-20" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 5-8 pups
Group: Non-Sporting Weight: 31-35 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Finnish Spitz is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 31 lbs that can reach 35 lbs. It is officially part of the Non-Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Finnish Spitz breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Medium hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Finnish Spitz should know that the average litter size is between 5 to 8 puppies.

Finnish Spitz Breed Characteristics

Group Non-Sporting Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin Finland Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Finnish Spitz Temperament

brave, friendly, lively and alert, great companion for family members of all ages, lively and curious

Health Problems

low frequencies of hip dysplasia and  PRA.

Finnish Spitz Coat

Finnish Spitz Dog Colors

Solid red-gold coat, shading from pale honey to deep auburn

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