With his fluffy white coat and bouncy personality, the American Eskimo Dog is truly “the dog beautiful.”

Vital Stats

Height: Toy, 9 to 12 inches at shoulder; Miniature, 12 to 15 inches at shoulder; Standard, 15 to 19 inches at shoulder
Weight: Toy, about 10 pounds; Miniature, 20 pounds; Standard, 30 pounds
Coat: dense and fluffy
Life span: 12 to 15 years

SummaryWith his fluffy white coat and bouncy personality, the American Eskimo Dog is truly “the dog beautiful.”
Vital Stats
Height: Toy, 9 to 12 inches at shoulder; Miniature, 12 to 15 inches at shoulder; Standard, 15 to 19 inches at shoulder
Weight: Toy, about 10 pounds; Miniature, 20 pounds; Standard, 30 pounds
Coat: dense and fluffy
Life span: 12 to 15 years

Summary
Called “the dog beautiful” by his admirers, the American Eskimo Dog, or “Eskie,” is a striking fellow with his white coat, sweet expression, and black eyes.

He’s a Nordic breed, a member of the Spitz family.

Eskies are lively, active companion dogs who love to entertain and join in on all family activities. They are outgoing and friendly with family and friends, but reserved with strangers. Although the Eskie is a small dog–10 to 30 pounds–he has a big-dog attitude.

Full American Eskimo Dog profile on DogTime.com Called “the dog beautiful” by his admirers, the American Eskimo Dog, or “Eskie,” is a striking fellow with his white coat, sweet expression, and black eyes.

He’s a Nordic breed, a member of the Spitz family.

Eskies are lively, active companion dogs who love to entertain and join in on all family activities. They are outgoing and friendly with family and friends, but reserved with strangers. Although the Eskie is a small dog–10 to 30 pounds–he has a big-dog attitude.

Full American Eskimo Dog profile on DogTime.com

Ease of training:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)