Japanese Spitz

The Japanese Spitz is a small to medium breed of dog of the Spitz type. The Japanese Spitz is a companion dog and pet. There are varying standards around the world as to the ideal size of the breed, but they are always larger than their smaller cousins, the Pomeranian. They were developed in Japan in the 1920s and 30s by breeding a number of other Spitz type dog breeds together.

Scientific name: Canis lupus familiaris
Height: 30 – 38 cm (Male, At the withers, Fédération Cynologique Internationale breed standard)
Lifespan: 10 – 16 y
Higher classification: Dog
Origin: Japan
Temperament: Playful, Obedient, Companionable, Proud, Intelligent, Affectionate

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