Name : American Eskimo Dog
                      Origin : Germany
                      Group : Dog

       Average Weight : 9kg (20lbs)
  Average Life Span : 15 years
                         Type : Working

                     Colour : White
         Temperament : Intelligent,alert 
                                      and friendly
Distinctive Features : Bright,white coat 
                                      and pointed ears
  1. The American Eskimo Dog is a small to medium sized domestic dog breed.
  2. Despite their name, they are not connected to Eskimo or Inuit dogs.
  3. Originally the same as the German Spitz, they’re now recognized as a different breed.
  4. There are 3 different sizes (varying from 23-43 cm in height) – toy, miniature and standard.
  5. They are small and compact, with square bodies and wedge-shaped heads.
  6. Distinctively, they have thick, double-coat of snow white fur.
  7. It is likely, that they were named American Eskimo dogs because of their snow-white fur.
  8. They are very alert, affectionate, adaptable, intelligent, playful and eager to please.
  9. They make for great watch-dogs and sometimes perform tricks.
  10. An interesting fact about these dogs is that they are musical, and dance to music and interact with circus clowns.
  11. Interestingly, the American Eskimo Dog was the first dog to walk across a tight rope.
  12. They have an average lifespan of around 15 years.
  13. With a lot of attention and grooming, they make for great human companions.

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