Top 10 Spitz Dog Breeds TopTenz Dogs 101 - Animal Facts

Top 10 Spitz Dog Breeds TopTenz Dogs 101

Spitz dog breeds are among the oldest and most primitive dogs. Spitz breeds are a group of dogs, all of which are characterized by their wedge-shaped heads, prick ears, and thick furry coats, suited for living in harsh northern climates.

As we’ll see, modern Spitz breeds range from small companion dogs to large working breeds and pretty much everything in between.

Let’s get to know some of these ancient breeds.

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TopTenz: 10 Unique Dog Breeds From Russia – Dogs 101

TopTenz: 10 Unique Dog Breeds From Russia – Dogs 101

Covering an expanse of over 6.6 million square miles, Russia is the world’s largest country by landmass, beating out runner-up Canada by around 2.8 million square miles. It’s big, covering 11 time zones. This gives plenty of space for plenty of different dog breeds to develop, each uniquely suited to the harsh Russian climate. From military dogs to lap dogs, let’s check out some of Russia’s unique dog breeds.

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