The long-haired coat of the Japanese Spitz has a thick under-layer that is always pure white. The tail is covered with long hair and is carried curled over the back. The large oval eyes are dark and slightly slanted, and the nose and lips are black. There is dense feathering on the feet. The Japanese Spitz is not difficult to train as long as the owner is always consistent. This breed learns quickly and really enjoys agility and playing games of catch with balls or Frisbees. This happy dog is usually good with children and usually gets along well with other dogs and household pets. The Japanese Spitz is, in spirit, a big dog in a little dog's body. This tough little dog acts as a house protector and guardian. The Japanese Spitz can be an inveterate barker if you allow them to believe they are in charge. Be sure to tell your dog enough is enough and to quiet down if it starts barking obsessively. This dog is cheerful, bold, proud and affectionate toward its owner/s.
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Small / Toy
12 to 15 inches (30.5 to 38.1 cm)
11 to 20 pounds (5 to 9.1 kgs)
11 to 13 years
Energy Level:The Japanese Spitz is quite energetic and easily bored.
Exercise Needs:The Japanese Spitz needs a good daily walk.
Training Compatability:The Japanese Spitz has average compatibility with the right training.
The Japanese Spitz is:
- Distrustful of strangers
Grooming:Your Japanese Spitz will need to be groomed every two – three days.
Coat Length:The Japanese Spitz has a long coat.
Shedding:The Japanese Spitz is a light shedder.
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