Japanese Spitz Puppies
Relatively new to the world outside Japan, where it appears to have been developed from other spitz breeds, possibly Finnish Spitz and Norwegian Buhund. The breed bears a striking resemblance to Pomeranian, only built on much bigger lines.
Appearance of Japanese Spitz Puppies/ Dogs
Small ears carried erected
Profuse, long, pure white coat
Long mane covers neck and shoulder
Small, round, black nose
Strong, muscular, heavily furred hind quarters
Small round catlike feet
Life Span over 12 years
Height range 11-15 in (30-37cm)
Weight range 11-22lb (5-10Kg)
Character affectionate and companionable, but tend to be wary of strangers.
Exercise a natural herder, enjoys freedom, but will adapt to its owner's requirements.
Grooming daily with stiff brush..
Feeding 1 can (400g size) of a branded meat product, with kibbles added in equal parts by volume.
Temperament tendencies A little standoffish with strangers. Affectionate and companionable with friends. As with all spitz breeds, tends to be rather outspoken if this habit isn't controlled early on. Bright and a touch arrogant. Alert and lively.