German Spitz (Mittel)

The Mittel, or standard, form of the German Spitz is the third largest of the five varieties. Like the Giant, it is usually bred in solid colours, but in Britain all varieties and markings are acceptable.

History of German Spitz (Mittel)

The watchful demeanour of these dogs initially led to their being highly valued on farms, but they also make rewarding companions.


Like the other German Spitz, the Mittel has a harsh, long outercoat and a soft, woolly undercoat.

Other Names of German Spitz (Mittel): Deutscher Mittel Spitz.

Identification keys of German Spitz (Mittel)

  •  compact, firm condition
  • oval-shaped eyes
  • luxuriant tail

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