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Greenland Dog

The dominant character traits of Greenland Dogs are energy, tenacity and courage. These passionate draft dogs are friendly with people, including strangers.
Greenland Dog adult in black and white

About the Greenland Dog

Greenland Dogs are very strong polar spitz-type dogs built for the hard life of pulling sleds in arctic conditions. They have a highly developed instinct to hunt due to their history of hunting seals and polar bears. Greenland Dogs are robust animals that are especially well suited to people who enjoy the outdoor life.

They are excellent companions for those that like to take walks in woods or mountains.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country: Denmark
Size category: Large
Avg life expectancy: 12-14 years
Friendly / Independent / Loyal / Quiet / Resilient / Lively

Key facts

Requires moderate grooming
Needs a lot of exercise
Needs a lot of space
Dachshund puppy in black and white eating from a red bowl

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