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Japanese Spitz


Japanese Spitz profile

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Lifespan: 11-15 Years

Avg height: 30-37cm.

Avg weight: 5-10kg

Coat type: Double coated, with a soft undercoat and longer outer coat.

Coat colours: White.

Originally bred for: Companion.

Breed traits: Intelligent, playful, active, energetic, proud. 

A little about the Japanese Spitz


The Japanese Spitz is a lively, fluffy bundle of energy who can make an excellent, affectionate companion, especially for apartment living. They are a big personality in a small dog and can be very vocal, also making them good watch dogs. 



The Japanese Spitz may be predisposed to the following health conditions: Canine Hip Dysplasia, Patellar Luxation, and Progressive Retinal Atrophy. 

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.