Belonging to the Spitz family, the Greenland Dog has a strong build and a very muscular silhouette.
His appearance exudes strength, tenacity and endurance required for sleigh dog work.
He leaves an impression of great power. He has an independent and very proud look.
Between 58 and 68 cm (22.83 to 26.77 inches) for the male
Between 51 and 61 cm (20.08 to 24.02 inches) for the female
Between 30 and 40 kg (66.14 to 88.18 pounds) for the male
Between 30 and 40 kg (66.14 to 88.18 pounds) for the female
His dress can be of any color, whether uniform or not. However, albinos are not part of the breed standard.
His double coat is rough and straight, rather short on the legs and head, and longer on the tail and trunk, with a soft, very thick undercoat.
His domed head is broad and the stop is quite pronounced with a strong muzzle, pointed towards the nose.
His eyes are dark but in harmony with the coat color. His small triangular ears are rounded at the tip and carried erect.
His nose is dark. His tail is short and thick and curled well over the back and carried in the shape of an arc.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 1 and is #274