American Eskimo Height : 9 - 19 inches. Standard: over 15 and under 19 inches, Miniature: 12 to 15 inches, Toy: 9 to 12 inches
American Eskimo Weight : 6 - 35 lbs. Standard: 18-35 lbs., Miniature: 10 - 20 lbs., Toy: 6 - 10 lbs.
American Eskimo Colors : All white or biscuit cream.
Country of Origin: United States.
Coat: The American Eskimo's coat has two layers. The American Eskimo's undercoat is short and dense, and the outer coat consists of long straight hair. It is thicker and longer around the chest and neck. Any color other than white or biscuit cream is unacceptable for the American Eskimo.
Character: The American Eskimo is intelligent, inquisitive, and playful. American Eskimos are fun-loving and generally outgoing to everyone.
Temperament: The American Eskimo is is very sociable with its family and good with children, other dogs, and household pets.
Care: Regular brushing is recommended to prevent matting in the American Eskimo. More attention will need to be paid during shedding, which occurs twice a year for American Eskimos.
Training: Harsh training techniques are inappropriate for American Eskimos. The American Eskimo is eager to please and learns quickly.
Activity: The American Eskimo needs a good workout every day. Depending on its size, you may need to take the American Eskimo for a good jog or a long walk.
Description : American Eskimos are descended from the German Spitz. The face, coat and lush tail are Spitz-type and the muzzle is pointed. Nicknamed the "Eskie", they have been bred to be a house dogs, companions and watch dogs. American Eskimos are very family friendly including children, and are quite content at home. American Eskimos enjoy cold weather better than warm. Known to clean their faces like cats they are easy to maintain as their coat easily repels dirt, American Eskimos have no doggie odor and they are very clean.