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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.