Is a
Samoyed the best pet dog or puppy to suit your lifestyle.

Samoyed

Choosing a Samoyed as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

Bred for cold climates they have beautiful thick coats that may need a lot of brushing.
Suitable Owners

Easy-going sociable families that will enjoy this dogs friendly, aware, engaging but somewhat independent nature.
Origins

Russia (Siberia)
Dog Group - Kennel Club:

Pastoral
Coat:

Thick, short and soft undercoat with longer fine hair growing through.
 
Grooming:

 In theory the medium-length coat of the Samoyed only requires an occasional brushing. However because he sheds excessively you may find yourself brushing him daily to remove loose hair. and debris from walks and outdoor play.

Average Height:

45 - 56 cms. 18 - 22 ins. 
Average Weight:

23 - 30 kgs 50 - 66 lbs.
Colour:

 Pure white, cream or white and biscuit.
Temperament:

An unashamed people dog that craves attention, they are intelligent and quite easy to train learning new commands quickly at an above average rate.

 Exercise:

Fairly medium requirement.
Average Lifespan: 

12 yrs.
Possible Disadvantages

Coat may cause problems as it will need regular brushing and can cause problems with overheating on very hot days.

Potential Health Concerns



Hip dysplasia, cataracts and other eye problems, diabetes.
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