German Spitz Mittel - Mittelspitz
Brief historical summary : German Spitz are descendants of the stone age « Peat Dogs » (Torfhund) « Canis familiaris palustris Rüthimeyer
» and the later Lake Dweller's (Pfahlbau) Spitz; they are the oldest breed of dog in Central Europe. Numerous other breeds have been produced
from them. In non-German speaking countries Wolfspitz are known as Keeshonds and toy Spitz as Pomeranians.
Spitz breeds are captivating on account of their beautiful coats, made to stand off by plentiful undercoat. Particularly impressive is the
strong, mane-like collar round the neck (ruff) and the bushy tail carried boldly over the back. The foxy head with alert eyes and the small
pointed, closely set ears give the Spitz his unique characteristic, cheeky appearance.
Behaviour and character: The German Spitz
is always attentive, lively and exceptionally devoted to his owner. He is very teachable and easy to train. His distrust to strangers and lack
of hunting instinct make him the ideal watchdog for home and farm. He is neither timid nor aggressive. Indifference to weather, robustness and
longevity are his most outstanding attributes
Size: 34 cm +/- 4 cm
Colour: black, brown, white, orange, grey-shaded, other colours.