• Size

  • Height

    Males – 21 to 23.5 inches at the withers, Females – 19 to 21 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    Males – 55 to 75 pounds, Females – 40 to 55 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Biscuit, cream, white, or white and biscuit
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Conformation, Agility, Herding, Sledding, Carting, Pack Hiking
  • Indoor/Outdoor


An ancient Siberian sledge dog bred to herd and guard reindeer, the Samoyed is characterized by his hefty, weather-resistant coat and signature smiling black lips. This working breed thrives on having a job to do. A perfect companion for families with children, he is kind, gentle and devoted. The highly intelligent, active Samoyed needs daily exercise and will retain his puppy-like playfulness throughout his lifetime.

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