Samoyed – Everything about the dog breed
popularly referred to as the smiling sledge dog the samoyed is a very smart social and mischievous dog demanding in love and attention as a breed of animals that moves in pack the samoyed must at the very early stage learn and know who the alpha dog is without doubt the alpha dog must be the owner do you consider purchasing a samoyed in this video you will learn everything about the breed based on eight topics so you can find out if this dog is best for you number 1.
origen the samoyed took its name from the inuit tribe of northern siberia in russia the nomadic tribe are called the samoyedi people these tribe of people are known to be gentle and are nomadic of family groupings these people being nomads are accompanied by their dogs wherever they went the dog has so many importance to them as they’re used to herd reindeers poor bobsleighs that are loaded with goods and the dogs also help the samoyedi people to keep warm during their very torrid siberian winter as a friendly animal the dogs were also used to babysit the children birthed by the inuit and they can be used to keep the family warm at night by bringing them into their warm tents which is traditionally referred to as the tomb number two personality the samoyed is an open alert lively and very friendly dog it is a dog that is shy and not aggressive and can be playful through to old age this culminated into having very slight hunting instincts and hence as a shy and unaggressive dog it cannot be used for guarding or securing a property yet it is a thoughtfully sensitive dog as a mark of distinction the dog has love for all people and they are exceptionally beautiful it also has unique characteristics such as intelligence gentility loyalty ability to adapt alertness full of action eager to serve friendly but conservative number 3.
appearance the samoyed is a beautiful dog who has the orientation of staying with the family samurais are double coated dogs with white color furs which does not smell except when they are sick the size of the body at the shoulders is up to 21 inches which is 53 centimeters and they weigh up to 65 pounds which is 30 kilograms the samoyed have copious double coats the longer one which is outer is harsh while the undercoat is soft thick and woolly they shed almost all the time particularly during the shedding season this can be once or twice a year to keep healthy they need to be brushed daily the head has a large skull which is wedge-shaped forming an equilateral triangle looking at the lines between the inner base of the ears and the central point at which it stops they have strong well-muscled neck and a chest that is deep with ribs that bounce out of the spine to allow for proper movement of the shoulders and freedom of the front legs they are flattened out the eyes are almond shaped with a lower lid and is usually dark with strong teeth the tail is usually moderately long the tailbone terminates when the hock is down the samoyed when walking trots but does not pace the movement is one that is quick and agile with a stride that is well timed number four trainability as a pet the samoyed is wonderful for being a family pet the samoyed is a very intelligent dog but they can be very difficult to train it takes time for the breed to have its own mind via training they out easily when trainings are repeated but learn tasks easily as well therefore as a breed they need motivation more than correction and coerced force this motivation will come in the form of reinforcement food and clicker training most samoyed begrudge trainings that will make them to be obedient but with the dividends of positive reinforcements during training samoyeds can become agility dogs trainees need to be careful as they need to enforce their authority on them samoyads can run the show if they discover that the handler is not in charge number five time investment taking care of the samoyed is time consuming as the dog only wants to be with the owner always and transit together to everywhere the dog breed needs a well-fenced compound to run and play in but if the owner can do well in putting in efforts to exercise and provide good potty they can do well with an apartment the dog needs regular grooming in order to ensure that their coat remains healthy and mat free the coats require weekly and sometimes daily brushing those who have reared the samoyed advise that the breed should be stimulated with daily exercise and get in contact with people daily failure to do so and the dog will become a shadow of itself and become depressed these lapses can launch the dog to start acting unruly with the possibility of escaping from the yard number 6.
best home the best home for a samoyed is a well-fenced yard with defense height measuring to about six feet with that they are to be kept with the family as these breed of dog wants to be around people at every point in time they are naturally born a digger so a garden enthusiast does not need to keep a samoyed unless the owner is ready to keep the dog in a separate area the samoyed are known to have a natural instinct with which they can make a bed for themselves samoyed is not to be kept by someone who does not want a strain of dog’s hair sticking on their furniture and carpet as well as people who do not want their house to be rough and littered with dog’s hair the home housing a samoyed should be one that is full of humor as this character is needed by the owner in order to cope with the recocitant attributes of the dog as a family pet the breed is excellent with children loves to play with a great witty sense of humor they’re good therapy dogs and they can be competitive in agility number seven health the best way to keep the samoyed from diseases and infections is to keep them fit and healthy but common health challenges facing the breed is hip dysplasia the breed now has common infectious diseases such as canine distemper canine hepatitis canine parvo virus para influenza and bordetella the australian samoyeds are known to have eye problems with kidney problems and heart conditions being one of the illnesses they battle with they’re also challenged with diabetes but this is only a major occurrence in older dogs the samoyed dog breed has a life expectancy of 12 to 14 years number eight cost owning a samoyed is not cheap but the price is reasonable for a dog that is pure breed most samoyed cost between six hundred dollars and one thousand five hundred dollars they are considered as one of the most expensive dog breeds that one can buy certain factors affect the cost of a samoyed samoyeds within the age of eight to twelve weeks are more expensive as breeders will want to make huge profit on the breed at this stage the quality of the dog too affects the price some dogs are offspring of award-winning parents likewise the color of the samoyed can also affect its price if the dog has been registered with clubs the price will also increase the average cost of feeding the samoyed is between the ranges of three hundred dollars and five hundred dollars yearly for this breed the vet bills can be really expensive as one might need to cough up about one thousand dollars to take care of all the medical needs of the dog as an infant so what do you think about the samoyed dog let us know in the comments and share your experience and if you found this video helpful it would be awesome if you subscribe to our channel so you don’t miss out on any of our videos and learn more about dogs every day if you’re also interested in dog brain training and training methods of dogs check out our descriptions thank you so much for watching