American Eskimo

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Dog Ratings

5 Stars = Most Ideal; 1 Star = Least Ideal
Other Dogs
Other Dogs
Watchdog
Watchdog
Energy
Energy
Training
Training
Intelligence
Intelligence
Affectionate
Affectionate
Healthiness
Healthiness
Children
Children
Cats
Cats
Popularity
Popularity
Playful
Playful
Grooming
Grooming
New People
New People
Shedding
Shedding
Hypoallergenic
Hypoallergenic

Dog Information

Body Size:
Medium
Coat Type:
Long
Price:
$400 - $1000
Lifespan:
12 yrs - 15 yrs
Weight:
10 lbs - 30 lbs
Height:
9 " - 19 "
Breed Group:
Companion Dog

Overview

The American Eskimo is a happy, active, intelligent, and clever small dog breed that can bring a lot of love and happiness into your life. The American Eskimo, which may also be referred to as Eskie, is a great small dog that you will easily fall in love with. When we think about dogs, we often do not think of their blood line or where they came from, the American Eskimo descends from White German Spitz, White Keeshond, and Italian Spitz. The American Eskimo may be a member of your family from anywhere between 12 and 15 years, giving you plenty of time to love them! The American Eskimo belongs to the Companion Dog breed group due to many factors that resulted in them being put into this group. The American Eskimo is a popular small dog, this allows you to know that you are making the right decision if you decide to purchase it. The American Eskimo may be the perfect dog for your lifestyle, continue reading to learn more and help you decide if this is the small dog for you!

Body Characteristics

The American Eskimo is a a foxlike face, profuse coat, tail carried up over their bodies, and with small pricked ears small dog with a Medium length tail that could be the perfect addition to your family! The American Eskimo ranges in height from 9in up to as tall as 19in, which many feel is the perfect size for an inside dog. While weighing between 10lbs to 30lbs, the American Eskimo may be just the small dog breed that you are looking for. The American Eskimo is a small dog with a Long, a straight double coat with the undercoat being desnse and the outercoat being longer, ruff around the neck, and the fur on its tail is profuse type coat, which make it a great indoor and outdoor companion. Those who are looking at this small dog will find the American Eskimo with a beautiful coat in the colors of white or white and cream.

Temperament

The American Eskimo is a very intelligent small dog, as a result training it will be faster and easier than a less intelligent dog.
If you are looking for a small dog that is fast to train with little effort, then the American Eskimo is the dog for you. The American Eskimo is an extremely playful dog, but is also calm at times and may deny your request to play if it is not in the mood. If you have children with lots of energy, the American Eskimo will fit right into your family and keep your children entertained for hours. If you want a dog that will follow you everywhere you go and show you how much they love you, then the American Eskimo dog is for you. The American Eskimo is good around children, but can occasionally become annoyed with them and may want ti keep its distance. The American Eskimo is average with new people, as a result it may either love them or hate them, it is hard to tell what will make the difference. The American Eskimo might not be the biggest dog in the world, but it will be a great watchdog and will scare off intruders! The American Eskimo does great in multiple dog homes, it will grow to be best friends with the other dogs in your life. The American Eskimo may not take much interest in the cats that are in your home, but it will not bother them or cause any problems.

Maintanence

If you are looking for a dog that does not shed very much, keep looking because the American Eskimo sheds like crazy. The American Eskimo is not hypoallergenic, it will be very difficult for someone with allergies to live in a home with this dog. The American Eskimo is average when it comes to grooming, it will require about the same as most dogs to keep up with. The American Eskimo is above average when it comes to health, it will have few issues which will save you money and stress. If you are looking to bring the American Eskimo into your home, some of the health problems you might have to encounter include Seperation Anxiety, Hip Displacement, and Progressive Retinal Atrophy. The amount that you may spend on a dog for each year varies on the type of dog you get, the American Eskimo can cost you about $1300 per year.

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