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Eurasier Dog Info | Names | Size and Temperament of Eurasier

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Information on Eurasier Dog

The Eurasier originated in Germany and is a breed of Spitz.  It was created to incorporate the various favorable traits of different breeds. This dog was earlier called Wolf Chow as it was a combination of Chow Chow, Wolfspitz and Samoyed but was later named Eurasier.  The Eurasier dog is also known by the name Eurasian. Sometimes a mix of Keeshond and Chow Chow is also called a Eurasier but this mix is not a Eurasier.

The Eurasier is a medium-sized dog and can be of different colors like fawn, red, black, tan and gray. These dogs have a thick undercoat with loosely lying hair on the outer coat and a short coat on the muzzle. The breed can also have some spots in different colors but some colors are not permitted on dogs that want to compete in professional events. The males of the breed grow to a height of 23 odd inches while the female grows to about 22 inches. The males at the full growth can weigh up to 70 pounds while the female Eurasier can weigh up to 57 pounds. This dog breed can have a life expectancy of about 11 to 13 years. These dogs need regular grooming and brushing and they shed at least twice in a year.

The Eurasier has a great temperament and is known to be great to train as a family pet. Eurasier dog info is easy to collect. They are not very fond of harsh training and respond well to gentle reprimands. It is possible to communicate very efficiently with your dog. It is known for its mild temperament and yet, a reserve towards strangers. Like most even tempered dogs, they need to constantly be around their families. If they mix well with the family, they can play along with dogs with good pack leader skills. They are not dogs you can relegate to yard dog houses. Being kept away from their family would depress them and make them pine for you. They have qualities off Chow Chow, Wolfspitz and Samoyed and all together this makes the Eurasier a quiet and dignified dog. They enjoy most activities that their family enjoys.

This breed, like most inbred dog breeds, is prone to hereditary diseases. There dogs are even prone to hip dysplasia, hypothyroidism and luxating patella. This breed is even susceptible to eyelid and eyelash disorders like entropion, ectropion and distichiae.