Always ready for adventure and playing in nature. That is one and only, Finnish Spitz, very cute and loyal dog breed.
FINNISH SPITZ: HISTORY
Finnish Spitz popular band in Finland. It is the national dog of Finland, which is mentioned in many heroic national songs. Lapps have used it to hunt moose and polar bears.
FINNISH SPITZ: VIDEO
But today it is used to hunt birds. The genus is the Russian Laika, which was formed in the eastern part of Finland. In the mid-twenties of the twentieth-century, the breed was officially launched in England.
FINNISH SPITZ: APPEARANCE AND ANATOMY
This is a dog of medium size, which in appearance resembles a fox. The body is square, while a complete phenomenon shows vibrancy.
Male size: 17-20 inch Female size: 15-18 inch
Male weight: 31-35 lb Female weight: 24-33 lb
HEAD: medium size, strong
EYES: medium size, vibrant
EARS: pointed with fine coat, very moving
MUZZLE: black color
NECK: muscular, densely coated in the males, females of medium length
LEGS: front strong and straight, the rear strong, hocks medium size
PAWS: more round
COAT: on the head and legs short and flat, on the body longer, on the back of the neck firm, undercoat short, soft and dense
COLOR: on the back brown-red or yellow-brown, darker on the inside of the ears, cheeks, under the chin, chest, stomach etc. No markings on the paws
FINNISH SPITZ: CHARACTER AND BEHAVIOR
Finnish Spitz is a lively and very affectionate dog. He loves children and is very happy to spend time with them. By the end of his life was devoted to his family. On the other hand, it is distrustful of strangers and is an excellent watchdog. His master will alert at the slightest noise that is heard. This dog is a very clean animal, cannot stand to be dirtied and are very meticulous washing.
FINNISH SPITZ: ADAPTATION AND CONDITIONS OF LIFE
This is a very active animal, which requires daily physical activity. This can be a long walk on a leash or be running in an enclosed space. By nature are hunters and they cannot be allowed to go to an independent hunting. Can live outside in temperate to fresh climates. But also fully enjoy the stay in the house. It should be timely training using solid or subtle methods. Responds well to praise. Training cannot be too long because of it quickly bored. It is required that training be short and interesting to be effective. Certainly, it needs early socialization.
FINNISH SPITZ: HEALTH PROBLEM AND CARE
Finnish Spitz is generally a healthy dog. Has no specific health problems. Occasionally, you may notice coronary artery disease and epilepsy knee sprain.
The lifespan of the breed Finnish Spitz is from 12-14 years.