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Japanese Splitz Breed Information

The origin of Japanese Splitz is unknown, and is believed that, this dog breed descended from Siberian Samoyed. The Japanese Splitz is considered as a smaller version of Siberian Samoyed. This breed was developed around 1800s. This breed is increasingly popular all around the world, especially in Europe and North America. The coat of this breed is thick, and has long hair covering it. This breed is only available in pure white breed. This breed has a wedge shaped face. Its ears are small and erect, and have small muzzle, which tappers at the end. Japanese Splitz is generally very playful as well as intelligent dogs. They are always very watchful, and are good watch dogs. They have a natural tendency to please their owners and are hence very easy to train. They are quick learners and are always active. They are usually playful around children and will also easily get together with other house-hold pets. Even though smaller in size, they are very energetic, and act as great guardian dog and protector. They are also very good barkers. They can act very stubborn sometimes; hence it is important that they are properly trained. They are a proud breed, and are very loyal and protective towards its master and family. The average height of a Japanese Splitz, is 32-38 cm, and average weight of these dogs are 6-11 kg. This breed is comfortable both in apartments and vast yards. They are very active if they are indoors or outdoors. Exercise is very important for these dogs, as they are very active and energetic. Long daily walks or jogging are recommended exercises for this breed. The owners should make sure that, they brush and comb, the coats of this breed daily; this will decrease the loss of hair in them. They should be bathed once in every two months. These dogs are generally very health, but are still affected by certain health issues. One of the major health conditions affecting this breeds are Patellar Luxation; which involves displacement of knee caps in dogs. They can also be affected by eye infections, due to their teary eyes. The average life expectancy of these dogs is 11 years to 16 years, and is considered as one of the long living breeds.

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