Animals

How to care for a Samoyed

If you have a Samoyed dog as a pet, these are the necessary tips to properly take care of your hair.

The Samoyed is a dog breed that, although it has its origin in the Nordic countries, today is very settled and adapted to western culture, in which it stands out for its beautiful fluffy white hair. Originally, the Samoyed had the task of helping the grazing of Russian citizens who used it to care for their flocks. This is due to its docile character and its ease of training.

The appearance and physique of this dog it makes it especially striking. With a large and robust body, it grows around 60 centimeters high, what stands out most about it is its thick layer of snow-white hair that allows it to withstand low temperatures very well and, although temperate temperatures also Hold on pretty well, it's not the same with the heat. This breed has a hard time in hot weather due to its thick fur.

Keeping the fur of a Samoyed clean and soft is a matter of a job that requires a little effort, but the moment we do some little tricks, our dog will look like a real cotton ball.

Other care for a Samoyed

Being a dog whose nature is for hunting, we are facing a breed with a rather restless personality Therefore, it is essential that you do a lot of physical exercise during your day to day. Twenty minutes of daily physical exercise will be enough for our dog to grow healthy and strong.

On the other hand, it should be borne in mind that exercising too much can also be detrimental to the Samoyed, since it can cause problems in their growth, especially if they are puppies. By feeding him you have to keep in mind that they are dogs that are very easy to gain weight, so it is recommended not to exceed the amount of food.

TO GET STARTED.

  • Height at the cross: males 57 cm and females 53 cm
  • Weight: from 23 to 30 kg
  • Cap: white, cream, or white and biscuit
  • Aptitudes: excellent sled and pulka dog
  • General ranking:Large dog breeds
  • Classification according to the AKC:Group 3: Working dogs
  • Classification according to the FCI:Group 5: Spitz and primitive type dogs> Nordic sled dogs

The sub-hair of Samoyed It has the peculiarity that it can be spun and knitted.

He Samoyed It was used in the daily life of Samoyed tribes from northern Russia and Siberia. These shamanic peoples, who lived from reindeer rearing, employed the Samoyeds in the hunt, in the herd guard, in the sledding and inside the home as a companion dog. Westerners began to be interested in these dogs around 1870 with the first polar expeditions. The breed standard was approved in England in 1909.

Behavior

He Samoyed He is affectionate, sensitive, intelligent and cunning. He loves to follow his owner everywhere and his cheerful and playful character makes him an excellent playmate for children. With the other dogs it is quite dominant and it costs you nothing to intrude into fights.

This white coat stuffed animal is strong, robust and resistant. Its almond-shaped eyes have a lively and intelligent expression. The ears are small, triangular, erect and carries them well apart from each other. When the dog is attentive, it has its tail curved forward on its back, at rest it has fallen to the height of the hock. His hair is thick, heavy, dense, flexible and is usually white.

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As a child you have to teach Samoyed that its owner is the boss but never using force. If there are cats nearby, you also have to train him in a way that he understands that felines are companions or else, he will hunt them without any contemplation.
You have to brush the fur of the Samoyed very often during hair changes.
He Samoyed You need to exercise daily to keep fit, as long as you are well protected from the sun and heat.

He Samoyed Well taken care of, he is in good health but we must not forget that he can suffer from hip dysplasia, deafness, dwarfism, progressive retinal atrophy and other eye problems.

Tips for buying a Samoyed

Searching for a puppy online carries risks. To be clear about the professionalism of the hatchery with whom you contact, we recommend that.

  • You make sure that your questions are answered, that you know the connoisseur of the breed (that attends dog shows), and that it offers to keep track of the puppy after the sale. Is it implied, or is it limited to setting a price?
  • See if it is recommended by other breeders, or if it has references from satisfied customers.
  • Make sure that it has affix, that its dogs are registered in the LOE and have pedigree in order. Keep in mind that processing a puppy's pedigree is not expensive, distrust phrases such as "if I give it to you with a pedigree it will be much more expensive." More information about the prices of a puppy
  • I give you guarantees in relation to health problems, physical, hereditary. Does the puppy deliver with veterinary primer, chip, vaccinations, deworming and veterinary checks a day?
  • You ask him to show you his facilities and let you see the specimens. Are they disease free?
  • And finally, remember that puppies need a minimum of two months with their mother before being delivered. Be wary of who wants to speed up the process.