Group 5:  Spitz and Primitive types


Section 1: Nordic Sledge Dogs
Section 2: Nordic Hunting Dogs
Section 3: Nordic Watchdogs and Herders
Section 4: European Spitz
Section 5: Asian Spitz and related breeds
Section 6: Primitive type
Section 7: Primitive type - Hunting Dogs
Section 8: Primitive type Hunting Dogs with a ridge on the back

 

Section 1: Nordic Sledge Dogs

 

1. Greenland (Denmark)

Grønlandshund - (Greenland Dog)

 

2. Russia (Nordic Countries Union/NKU)

Samoiedskaïa Sabaka - (Samoyed)

 

3. U.S.A.

Alaskan Malamute

Siberian Husky

 

 

Section 2: Nordic Hunting Dogs

 

1. Norway

Norsk Elghund Grå - (Norwegian Elkhound grey)
Norsk Elghund Sort - (Norwegian Elkhound black)
Norsk Lundehund - (Norwegian Lundehund)

 

2. Russia

Russko-Evropeïskaïa Laïka - (Russian-European Laika)                   
Vostotchno-Sibirskaïa Laïka - (East-Siberian Laika)                   
Zapadno-Sibirskaïa Laïka - (West-Siberian Laïka)

 

3. Sweden

Jämthund
Norrbottenspets - (Norrbottenspitz)

 

4. Finland

Karjalankarhukoira - (Karelian Bear Dog)
Suomenpystykorva (49) (Finnish Spitz)

 

 

Section 3: Nordic Watchdogs and Herders

 

1. Iceland

Islenskur Fjárhundur - (Icelandic Sheepdog)                   

2. Norway

Norsk Buhund - (Norwegian Buhund)                   

3. Sweden

Svensk Lapphund - (Swedish Lapphund)                  
Västgötaspets - (Swedish Vallhund)                  

4. Finland

Suomenlapinkoira - (Finnish Lapphund)                   
Lapinporokoira - (Lapponian Herder)

 

 

Section 4: European Spitz

 

1. Germany

Deutscher Spitz - (German Spitz)                   

  • a) Wolfsspitz (Keeshond)
    • Wolfsspitz (Keeshond)
  • b) Grossspitz (Giant Spitz)
    • White
    • Brown or black
  • c) Mittelspitz (Medoum size Spitz)
    • White
    • Brown or black
    • Orange, grey shaded and other colours
  • d) Kleinspitz (Miniature Spitz)
    • White
    • Brown or black
    • Orange, grey shaded and other colours
  • e) Zwergspitz (Pomeranian)
    • Any colour

 

2. Italy

Volpino Italiano - (Italian Volpino)

 

 

Section 5: Asian Spitz and related breeds

 

1. China (Great Britain)

Chow Chow

 

2. Germany

Eurasier - (Eurasian)

 

3. Korea

Korea Jindo Dog

 

4. Japan

Akita                   
American Akita                  
Hokkaïdo                   
Kai                  
Kishu                   
Nihon Supittsu - (Japanese Spitz)                   
Shiba                   
Shikoku

 

 

Section 6: Primitive type

 

1. Israel

Canaan Dog

 

2. Malta (Great Britain)

Pharaoh Hound

 

3. Mexico

Xoloitzcuintle

  • a) Standard
  • b) Intermediate
  • c) Miniature

 

4. Peru

Perro sin pelo del Perú - (Peruvian Hairless Dog)

  • Large
  • Medium-sized
  • Miniature

 

5. Central African Region (Great Britain)

Basenji

 

 

Section 7: Primitive type - Hunting Dogs

 

1. Spain

Podenco Canario - (Canarian Warren Hound - Canarian Podenco)

Podenco Ibicenco

  • Rough haired
  • Smooth haired

 

 

2. Italy

Cirneco dell'Etna

 

3. Portugal

Podengo Português - (Portuguese Warren Hound - portuguese Podengo)

  • a) Large
    • Long and wire-haired
    • Short and smooth-haired
  • b) Medium-sized
    • Long and wire-haired
    • Short and smooth-haired
  • c) Small
    • Long and wire-haired
    • Short and smooth-haired

 

4. Thailand

Thai Ridgeback Dog

 

PHOTO COURTESY OF: Glady Gates


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