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Best Spitz Dog Breeds

Most Spitz-type dogs are thickly coated, furry beasts. They’re not fans of heat, and they’ll do anything to stay cool in the summer. A few can handle warmer temperatures a little better than the rest of their kin, though. Here are five breeds that you might want to consider if you live somewhere cool:

Alaskan Klee Kai

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The Alaskan Klee Kai is a smaller version of the Siberian Husky. They are usually around 20 pounds, but can be as light as 10 pounds.

Many breeders have been raising these beautiful dogs for years, so they’ve come to define what an Alaskan Klee Kai should look like. However, some breeders mix this type of dog with other breeds like the Schipperke or Pomeranian. It’s important to note that these mixes can affect how well your pup gets along with other people and pets in your household if you don’t want any trouble!

If you live in an apartment or want a small dog who doesn’t shed much (or at all) then this could be your perfect fit! They’re also great for children because they love playing games outside when it’s warm!

Siberian Husky

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The Siberian Husky is another dog that originated in Siberia. This breed was originally bred to pull sleds, and they make excellent work dogs. However, they are also wonderful companions for active families who will keep them on their feet and engaged with lots of exercise.

Siberian Huskies are known for being quite friendly with everyone they meet, including strangers! They’re usually great guard dogs too—if you’re looking for a loyal companion who loves people but can also be protective when necessary, the Siberian Husky might be just what you need.

Finnish Spitz

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The Finnish Spitz is a medium-sized dog that originated in Finland. This breed is known for being friendly and outgoing with both children and strangers, making it ideal for families with kids or people who travel frequently. It can also get along well with other pets, including cats and horses.

The Finnish Spitz likes to have an active owner who gives it lots of exercise each day, whether this means taking long walks through the woods or running around a securely fenced backyard.

American Eskimo

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The American Eskimo is a medium-sized dog that is known for its thick coat and its distinctive markings. This breed is also known to be alert, loyal, intelligent, and affectionate toward their owners.

The history of the American Eskimo Dog has been debated for quite some time now as there are many different theories about where this breed came from. Some say it was developed in Germany while others believe it originated in Poland or Russia. Whatever the case may be, we do know that there were several Spitz breeds bred together with other dogs during this time period which eventually became what we now know as the American Eskimo Dog today.

Alaskan Malamute

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The Alaskan Malamute is a larger breed of dog, with males weighing between 55 and 70 pounds and females weighing 40 to 60 pounds. They are a working breed (as you can probably tell from the name), originally bred to pull sleds, but have since been used as guard dogs and search-and-rescue animals. Because they’re so intelligent, it’s easy for them to learn new commands and tricks. Their strength allows them to excel in competitions like weight pulling contests or sled racing events.

Alaskan Malamutes love people—especially children—so they make excellent playmates for kids who want a furry friend on hand at all times! This breed also gets along with other household pets; however, since Alaskans tend to be territorial around food sources (like trash bins) it’s important that you don’t leave your home unattended with an Alaskan inside if you want peace of mind while away from home!


This was an introductory look at some of our favorite Spitz dog breeds, but there are a lot more out there. We have listed five breeds but if you want to see more information about them or get some ideas for your next pet, check out our site where we cover everything from size and care needs to temperament and personality.