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Greenland Dog

Breed Standards for the Greenland Dog

General Appearance:

The Greenland Dog, though slightly taller than the Eskimo Dog, is not so heavy.


Bushy, curled over the back, is used to protect the face while sleeping so that all that can be seen are the small, triangular, pricked ears.


Moderately long, straight, thick, and stand-off, with a heavy undercoat.


Height is 22 – 25 inches and weight is 66 – 70 pounds.


All colors except albino.


Aloof and independent the breed can be affectionate with those it knows well and is devoted to its owners.