Danish Spitz

Life expectancy

13 years

Age adult

20 months

Height (Shoulder height)

45 cm


19 kg

Coat texture

long-haired / undercoat / short straight hair on the face / dense / tail feathered

Coat color


Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Food expenses per month in €

about € 49

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Needs a garden

Rather not

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather not

First dog suitable

Rather not

Allergy friendly

Rather not


Very atletic


Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Medium grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


alert / bold / curious / prone to barking / mistrustful of strangers

Bred for

guard house and farm

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The Danish Spitz is a typical farm dog, without hunting instincts.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.