If you are one of those who adore white dogs, then you will surely like to read more about these Samoyed puppies. Samoyed puppies are one of the most famous dog breeds that are highly sought after for their unique characteristics. The name of this dog breed is derived from the Samoyedic peoples of Siberia. The Samoyed dog breed originated in Western Siberia and Northwest Russia. There are several names that are used for referring to this dog breed such as Bjelkier, Nenetskaya Laika and Samoiedskaya Sobaka. The nicknames that are used for calling Samoyed dogs are Smiley and Sammy. Samoyed dogs were bred by their owners in the countries of origin for helping in herding and pulling sleds making them perfect in other different things such as agility, obedience, carting, tracking and playing such as flyball. All of these features and more are more than enough for making the Samoyed puppies highly desired by those who like dogs especially the white ones, so let’s discover more about these catchy and fluffy Samoyed puppies.
♦ What do you know about the Samoyed puppies’ appearance?
Samoyed dogs have double coat and their fur is dense, straight and long. The Samoyeds differ in their height and weight according to their gender. The weight of males ranges from 23 kg to 30 kg (51 to 66 lb) and their height ranges from 53 cm to 60 cm (21 to 23.5 in). On the other hand, the weight of females ranges from 17 kg to 25 kg (37 to 55 lb) while their height ranges from 48 cm to 53 cm (19 to 21 in).
Samoyed dogs have almond-shaped eyes which come in different colors such as black, brown, blue and other colors but the most common colors are black and brown. Samoyeds have triangular, erect and thick ears that are covered with fur. They have long tails which are curled and carried over their backs and the tail comes over their noses in the winter season while being asleep to provide them with more warmth and help them to fight the cold weather. Samoyed dogs leave their tails to fall when they are at ease and not alert.
♦ What about the Samoyeds’ temperament?
Samoyeds are known to be kind and friendly and they are rarely aggressive which makes them inappropriate for being used as guard dogs. Samoyeds are loyal, playful even when they are old and are known for their ability to interact with young children and even other dogs making them a perfect companion for all age groups and other dogs. Samoyed dogs are active and always happy making them called Smiley dogs. They start digging when they become bored, so try to avoid this especially when you are outside your home.
♦ The Samoyed puppies’ health
There are a few health problems and diseases that can affect your Samoyed dog’s health and life such as diabetes mellitus, progressive retinal atrophy, pulmonary stenosis, hip dysplasia and other diseases. The life expectancy for Samoyed dogs is estimated to be approximately 12-13 years. So, when are you going to bring a Samoyed puppy at your home?