Basic introduction to Japanese Spitz.
Introduction of Japanese Spitz varieties
There is no accurate information in history about the ancestors of Japanese Spitz. Compared to other spitz, such as Samoyed and Japanese Shiba Inu, Japanese Spitz is a relatively new breed.
Theory 1: Origin and white examples of the German Spitz. Germany is the birthplace of many fluffy dogs. Between 1910 and 1918, many German fluffy dogs were transported to Japan, and these dogs were regarded as “White Russia Spitz”.
Theory 2: Originated from the American Eskimo dog. In the United States, this dog is very popular and is also a relative of the German fluffy dog.
The origin of Japanese Spitz
Japanese Spitz was raised by people from the Stone Age. In the long-term evolution process, because people did not pay attention to the breeding of dog breeds, there was a tendency of hybridization. In response to the problem of the hybridization of the silver fox, some dog lovers organized the “Silver Fox Dog Preservation Association”, which mainly collected the purebred Japanese Spitz in the deep mountains and old forests for breeding. After a long period of hard work, the “Silver Fox Dog” The rescue of the breed played a vital role. In the early 20th century, the breed and pedigree of the Silver Fox was stabilized. The “Silver Fox” was designated as a “natural monument” by the Japanese government, which is based on the efforts of these people . This kind of “point-mouthed dog” has always been loved by the Germanic peoples. The dog breeds that belong to this form include Pomeranian, Alaskan Malamute, and Eskimo dog. In 1913, the dog became a very popular dog breed in Japan and was off icially recognized as an independent dog in 1952. Dog breed.
Physiological Index of Japanese Spitz
FCI Number: 262
FCI belongs to the group: the fifth group: Japanese Spitz and original dog breed group
Height: male silver fox with shoulder height of 11.8-15.0 inches (30.0-38.0 cm), female silver fox with shoulder height of 11.8-15. 0 inches (30.0-38.0 cm)
Weight range: Male Silver Fox Dog weighs 11.0-22.0 lbs (5.0-10.0 kg) Female Silver Fox Dog weighs 11.0-22.0 lbs (5.0-10.0 kg)