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German Spitz

With five different sizes, ranging from 18 – 55cm, and an array of coat colours, the German Spitz is an incredibly diverse breed.

About the German Spitz

The German Spitz is the ancestor of most of the spitz-type breeds recognised today. Their beautiful coat with abundant undercoat is one of their most captivating features, especially the mane-like collar and bushy tail.

The five varieties of German Spitz are known separately as the Toy Spitz, Miniature Spitz, Medium Spitz, Giant Spitz and Wolfspitz. In non-German-speaking countries Wolfspitz are known as Keeshonds and Toy Spitz as Pomeranians.

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Germany
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FCI Group 5, AKC Foundation Stock Service
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Medium
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Loving / Lively / Loyal / Alert / Confident / Resilient

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  • Requires a lot of grooming
  • Needs little training
  • Makes a great guard dog

A healthy start to life

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Lifetime of health

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