7: Non Sporting
Function: guardian, drover
intelligent, active, alert, happy, equable disposition,
The German Spitz is intelligent, active and alert. Its
buoyancy, independence and devotion to the family are the breed
families with older children, adults. People with the time to manage
10 - 12 yrs
Klein: 23-29cms (9-11.5
Mittel: 30 - 38cms
(12 - 15 ins)
All colour varieties and markings acceptable. Butterfly pigment
not permitted with any colour.
Double coat - soft woolly undercoat and a long harsh textured
perfectly straight top coat covering the whole of the body. Very
abundant around neck and forequarters with a frill of profuse off-standing
straight hair extending over the shoulders. Forelimbs well feathered
tapering from elbows to pasterns. Hindlimbs feathered to hocks.
Ears covered with soft short hair. Hair on the face smooth and short.
Tail profusely covered with long spreading hair. This is not a trimmed
breed and evidence of trimming and shaping, other than tidying of
the feet, anal area and legs below the hocks, unacceptable.
Appearance: Small sized compact body. Fox like head with
medium size, oval shaped, dark eyes and small, triangular erect
ears. Tail, high set, curled right up from root, lying curled over