Miniature American Eskimo

Facebook
twitter
pinterest
Miniature American Eskimo
A.K.A. : Eskie
5
4
7
7
9
7
5
9
10
8
9
6
10
4
7
8
7
1 People Like This
Overview: A small to medium-size Nordic-type dog, the American Eskimo Dog is known for its bright white coat, jet black points (lips, nose and eye rims) and erect triangular ears. Although once used as a circus dog, they are primarily companion dogs today and participate in conformation, obedience and agility competitions.
Breed Group: Non-Sporting
Weight (lbs): 18-22
Height (in): 15
Colors: White
Coat: The American Eskimo Dog has a stand-off, double coat consisting of a dense undercoat and a longer coat of guard hair growing through it to form the outer coat. It is straight with no curl or wave. There is a pronounced ruff around the neck which is m
Character: Playful, perky, very smart; an excellent trick dog and watchdog, loves to learn tricks. Bred for companionship.
Temperament: Easy going, this dog needs interaction and to be part of a family. Good with children, not an excessive barker but will bark when "necessary". They want to please and are quick learners
Care: Eskies are seasonal shedders. Part of the Spitz family like the Pomeranian, their double-coat needs a weekly brushing to keep at its best.
Training: Eskies are easy to train if you have any knack for it at all. They love ability, many are natural retrievers. Some love water and will enjoy a sprinkler in hot weather. Eskies can have a natural wariness of strangers as can the other members of the Spitz family.
Activity: Eskies love to go on walks or anywhere with you. You will need to give them exercise to keep them engaged.
Country of Origin: Germany
Health Issue: Few health issues with this breed. Can research more at the link below: http://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/american-eskimo-dog/
Life Expectancy: 13 - 15 years
Displaying 1-5 of 22 result(s).

Quick Breed Selector

0 - not important, 1 - smallest, 10 - largest
- +
- +
- +
- +
- +
- +
Celebrity Dogs Kristi Yamaguchi Who is my dog? Kristi Yamaguchi