This dog does well with children and family and other pets. It needs plenty of exercise. Some may be stubborn, some dig and bark.
This ancient Russian dog has been used for herding reindeer, guarding, sled pulling, herding trials, and drafting. They originated in Siberia. They are very happy, trusting, loyal, hardworking, gentle, and playful companions. These dogs have great watchdog abilities and are great with children. These white and furry dogs need daily exercise by either a long walk or jog, or a vigorous play session. They are excellent companions for active singles, cold climate dwellers, farmers, ranchers, and families. Their thick coats require combing two to three times per week and daily when shedding.
Breed Details & Traits
Height: Male: 21-23.5"; Female: 19-21"
Weight: Male: 45-65 lb; Female: 35-50 lb
Lifespan: 10-12 years
Amiable, Playful, Working group,
Common Health Concerns for Samoyed:
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