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Dog Samoyed

The Samoyed is a breed of medium-sized herding dogs with thick, white, double-layer coats. They are spitz-type dogs that take their name from the Samoyedic peoples of Siberia, where they were used for sled pulling, herding, and hunting. They have a round head, erect ears, a pointed muzzle, and a tail curled over the back. Their eyes are dark, often almond-shaped, and express great intelligence and joy.

The Samoyed is a very sociable, affectionate, and loyal dog, that gets along well with humans, children, and other animals. It needs a lot of attention and stimulation, as it can get bored and become destructive if left alone for too long. It is also very active and athletic, and needs to exercise daily. It loves to run, play, swim, and do agility. It can be trained easily, as it is smart and eager to please, but it also requires firmness and consistency, as it can be stubborn and independent.

The Samoyed is a healthy and sturdy dog, that does not have major health problems. It can, however, be prone to conditions such as hip dysplasia, diabetes, eye problems, or hair loss. It needs a balanced diet, adapted to its activity level, and regular veterinary check-ups. It also needs to take care of its coat, by brushing it frequently to avoid mats and parasites, and washing it occasionally with a mild shampoo.

The Samoyed is a dog that suits people who are looking for a faithful and cheerful companion, who likes to share moments of complicity and fun. It is not suitable for apartment living, as it needs space and freedom. It is ideal for active and sporty families, who can offer it long walks and varied activities. It is also an excellent working dog, that can participate in sled racing, ski-joring, or cani-cross. The Samoyed dog is a dog that will charm you with its beauty, intelligence, and good mood.

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