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Giant German Spitz

The face of this breed is a little fox-like. The outercoat is long and harsh, while the undercoat is dense and soft. The Giant German Spitz, as its name suggests, is the second largest of this German group of spitz dogs, and is bred in solid colours only.

History of Giant German Spitz

The ancestors of these dogs were probably brought to Holland and Germany by the Vikings.


Certain colours became associated with particular regions, such as the black with Wurttemberg.

Other Names of Giant German Spitz: Deutscher Gross Spitz.

Identification keys of Giant German Spitz

  • tail curls up and lies over back
  • erect triangular-shaped ears
  • rounded cat-like feet

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