All German Spitz-type dogs share the same physical characteristics with a few differences. His cheeky appearance is characteristic of this entire group of breeds. German Spitz-type dogs are mostly small or medium size but very sturdy, with a straight, solid build. Their magnificent ruff is a common characteristic.
The size of a male or female adult dog is between 45 to 60 cm (18 to 24 inches).
The coat is usually wolf gray or silver gray with darker hair at the tips.
The size of an adult dog is between 42 and 50 cm (17 to 20 inches) for both male and female.
The coat may vary. The colors allowed are black, brown, wolf grey, white and orange.
The size of a male or female adult dog is between 30 and 38 cm (12 and 15 inches).
Accepted coat colors are black, brown, orange, white and wolf gray.
The size of a male or female adult dog is 23 to 29 cm (9 to 11 inches).
The colors of his coat can be black, wolf grey, brown, sable orange (lighter), orange, cream, mixed (white background with one color spots) and black and tan or beige and black.
The size of a male or female adult dog is between 18 and 22 cm (7 to 8 inches).
The colors allowed for the coat are white, wolf gray, brown, black, orange, sable orange (lighter), cream and black and tan as well as mixed.
Between 18 and 50 cm (7.09 to 19.69 inches) for the male
Between 18 and 50 cm (7.09 to 19.69 inches) for the female
Between 3 and 20 kg (6.61 to 44.09 pounds) for the male
Between 3 and 20 kg (6.61 to 44.09 pounds) for the female
Size and color differ according to each variety of the breed and the weight can vary between 3 and 20 kg (7 and 44 pounds) depending on each specimen.
The German Spitz is characterized by a dense and smooth coat. His head is trimmed with a magnificent ruff and his tail resembles a thick panache. His undercoat is also very rich.
The Spitz's head reminds one of a fox. He has a broad skull with a moderately marked stop. His medium size eyes are slightly elongated and dark color. His small ears are erect and triangular in shape. His nose is black. His mixed color and bushy tail is well erect and then folded forward and curled gracefully over the back.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 4 and is #97