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Samoyed

"Pepper"

Samoyed profile

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Lifespan: 12-14 Years

Avg height: 50-55cm.

Avg weight: 22-27kg

Coat type: Straight, soft, outer coat, thick wooly undercoat.

Coat colours: White, white and biscuit, cream, or biscuit.

Originally bred for: Guardian and herding reindeer.

Breed traits: Intelligent, gentle, loyal, interactive, affectionate.

 

A little about the Samoyed

 

The Samoyed prefers to be with their owner or family. They are not suited to kennelling nor being left along. Their personable friendly disposition means they thrive in human company. They enjoy training, and their alert nature also makes them a good watchdog.  

 

SAMOYED HEALTH INFORMATION

Samoyeds can display the following health concerns: Hip Dysplasia, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Aortic, and Pulmonic Stenosis, Diabetes, and Hypothyroidism.