They make for friendly and playful family companions.
1.4 to 3.2 kg
18 to 30 cm
12 - 16 years
They were originally bred to pull sleds and herd animals until much later, when they were bred down to become companion pets.
They are friendly, intelligent, sociable, extroverted, playful and active.
Compatibility With Pets/Children:
They love to play with older children and they get along well with other pets.
Allergies, epilepsy, eye problems, hip dysplasia, legg-perthes disease, patellar luxation, collapsed trachea, dental problems.
They need to be brushed and combed at least twice a week.
They require 30 minutes of exercise a day.
They require to be fed a high-protein diet.