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German Spitz (Klein)

The German Spitz breeds are compact and squarely built, and can be distinguished essentially on the basis of size. The Spitz is protected from harsh weather by its thick coat, which varies greatly in colour and has a dense undercoat.

History of  German Spitz (Klein)

The German Spitz is descended from much larger, sledge-pulling spitz breeds.


Since 1985, this breed has undergone a revival outside Germany.

Other names of German Spitz (Klein): Deutsche Spitz.

Identification keys of German Spitz (Klein)

  • tail curls over back
  • small, triangular-shaped ears
  • short, sturdy legs
  • no colour restriction

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