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American Eskimo Dog

Overview of American Eskimo Dog

American Eskimo Dog dog breed is Pure breed Very Small in size. Fur of American Eskimo Dog is thick double coats that sheds 365 days a year and completely blows twice a year. . Basic origin of American Eskimo Dog is Germany. American Eskimo Dog is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train, American Eskimo Dog is commonly Reserved, Protective, Alert, Friendly, Intelligent. The American Eskimo is an affectionate, loving dog. Hardy and playful, they are excellent with children. Charming and alert, because of the dog's high intelligence and its willingness to please, it is easy to train and often rank among the top scorers in obedience trials. American Eskimos like to work. They are naturally wary of strangers, but once introduced they become instant friends. Eskimos need to be part of the family with a firm, consistent, confident pack leader.
American Eskimo Dog is available in white, or white with biscuit or cream markings Colors.

Height and weight of American Eskimo Dog

Adult Male of American Eskimo Dog is about 4.5 – 7.7 kg and adult female of American Eskimo Dog is about 3.9 – 7.1 kg in Weight.
Height of American Eskimo Dog is commonly 38.1 – 50.8 cm.

Common Health Issues of American Eskimo Dog

American Eskimo Dog has tendency to suffer from Hip Dysplasia, luxating patella  

Appearance of American Eskimo Dog

Always white, or white with biscuit cream. The American Eskimo Dog is compactly built and well balanced, with good substance, and an alert, smooth gait. The face is Nordic type with erect triangular shaped ears, and distinctive black points (lips, nose, and eye rims). The white double coat consists of a short, dense undercoat, with a longer guard hair growing through it forming the outer coat, which is straight with no curl or wave. The coat is thicker and longer around the neck and chest forming a lion-like ruff, which is more noticeable on dogs than on bitches. The rump and hind legs down to the hocks are also covered with thicker, longer hair forming the characteristic breeches. The richly plumed tail is carried loosely on the back.

Working Class of American Eskimo Dog

Basically American Eskimo Dog is Companion dog but is also used as Toy dog.

Training of American Eskimo Dog

American Eskimo Dog is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your American Eskimo Dog.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your American Eskimo Dog should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of American Eskimo Dog

Daily exercise for your American Eskimo Dog is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your American Eskimo Dog is recommended Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of American Eskimo Dog with children and other pets

American Eskimo Dog excellent with other dogs, cats, and children

Special instructions related to your American Eskimo Dog

The American Eskimo is a hardy breed with an average life span of 16 years. This breed tends to become overweight easily, so proper diet and exercise is needed to maintain an overall well being.

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