The Finnish Spitz is slightly larger than most dogs. He is a slender dog with a solid constitution, yet very graceful.
His silhouette, as well as his general appearance, reveals his great liveliness. His entire gait is reminiscent of the Spitz-type dogs of his category.
Between 44 and 55 cm (17.32 to 21.65 inches) for the male
Between 39 and 45 cm (15.35 to 17.72 inches) for the female
Between 12 and 13 kg (26.46 to 28.66 pounds) for the male
Between 7 and 10 kg (15.43 to 22.05 pounds) for the female
The pretty coat of the Finnish Spitz varies between the brilliant colors of reddish and golden brown. His bright coat is lighter in tone on the abdomen and chest, on the muzzle, cheeks and inside of the ears, as well as on the back of the thighs, on the inside of the legs and under the tail.
His long, brightly colored coat can be semi-erect or upright on the body, while straight on the back and neck. It is harder and much longer on the shoulders. His coat has an undercoat, especially present in males.
His head has an ovoid skull and a slightly pronounced stop. His almond-shaped eyes are medium size and generally dark in color.
His small mobile ears are triangular and very pointed. They are also always erect. His small very dark nose is jet black. His tail is carried along the back, while firmly curved forward.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 2 and is #49