Level: Moderate to high
Function: hunting elk (moose)
Friendly, intelligent and independent without any sign of nervousness
A hardy hunting Spitz with a bold energetic disposition
for: Active people & families.
The coat insulates them from both the cold & heat.
Dogs 52 cm (20 & 1/2; ins) at shoulder
Bitches 49 cm (19 & 1/2; ins) at shoulder
Dogs approx. 23 kg (50 lbs)
Bitches approx. 20 kg (43 lbs)
Grey of various shades, with black tips to out coat; lighter
on chest, stomach, legs, underside of tail, buttocks and in a harness
mark; ears and foreface dark; a dark line from eye to ear desirable;
undercoat pure pale grey. Any pronounced variation from the grey
colour, sooty colour on lower legs, spectacles or white markings
Close, abundant, weather resistant; soft, dense, woolly undercoat
and coarse, straight outer coat; short and smooth on head and front
of legs, slightly longer on back of front legs, longest on neck,
back of thighs and tail; not trimmed.
Appearance: Medium sized, stocky body. Broad wedge shaped
head with dark oval eyes. Ears are erect & pointed. Tail is
curled & carried on the back.