American Eskimo Dog
Group: Non Sporting
Origin: United States
Colour: Black, Tan and White
Lifespan: 12 to 13 years
The American Eskimo Dog is an alert, active, courageous, independent and affectionate dog breed.
American Eskimo Dogs come in three sizes. Alert and active, they make good watchdogs. They can be wary and shy with strangers and are loyal and independent with owners.
Originally bred to be a companion.
This lively and playful dog enjoys company.
High. Plenty of stamina.
Owners: affectionate, loyal
Children: good if raised with them
Other pets: good if raised with them
Strangers: wary unless well socialized
Unfamiliar dogs: good if well socialized
Active, patient, calm owner who has plenty of time for grooming, play and activity.
Tends to bark excessively. May be hard to housetrain and may chew if bored.
This dog's coat will bring in mud and dirt from outside, and daily brushing is needed to prevent mats from forming. The thick coat also means that the owner should ensure the dog does not overheat in summer.
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