Samoyed Breed Overview
The Samoyed is white, fluffy, Spitz dog that was bred in order to pull sleds and herd cattle. They are very affectionate and friendly dogs that enjoy human company.
Samoyeds have a fluffy and distinctive double coat. Their top coat has coarse, long and straight white hair that protects the undercoat that is made of short and soft fur that keeps them from. You have to know that they shed heavily two times a year; however, on another occasion they don’t shed at all.
Samoyeds have brown eyes and blue eyes. Their ears are fluffy and triangular. Like other Spitz dogs, they have a fluffy and thick tail that is curled over back. When they feel comfortable, their tail falls, but when they are alert it will return to curl.
Samoyeds can reach up to 60 cm in height and 30 kg in weight.
Their life expectancy is approximately 14 years
Suitability for Children – High
Tendency to Bark – Medium
Energy – High
Suitability as a Guard Dog – High
Grooming Requirements – More than Once a Week
Amount of hair shed – Heavy
Food Cost – $15 to $20
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $66