It's thought the Spitz type was brought to central Europe with the Vikings. They were popular with fishermen and others that saw their watchdog potential and used the dogs' unmistakable bark to their advantage.
Someone who doesn't mind a bit of grooming. The Klein coat is mega glam and functional, protecting the dog from the elements. But it does need a bit of help to stay mat-free – and twig-free after a walk.
Peace lovers. The Mittel loves to converse – with its owners, or whoever will listen!
You could pick them up if you had to in an emergency.
Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.
There she blows. Dense undercoat that could stuff a mattress when you start combing it out.
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