The Indian Spitz is a breed of dog that is of the spitz type. This dog is part of the utility dog group. The Spitz was originated in several regions of India. This dog was bred originally to be a work dog used specifically on farms. These dogs have been known to enjoy hunting. They sometimes hunt rodents or even pigeons. They have been compared to wolves and have some association with the wolf family. Their style of hunting is very similar to the Wolf and thus experts have compared them to the wolf family. The Indian Spitz will crouch low and slowly advance towards their prey, finally ending in a chase if necessary. This breed has seen a steady decline in its popularity in recent year. This decline is due to their immense similarity to Pomeranians that are now being preferred over the Spitz.
The Indian Spitz is quite a small dog. These dogs have short limbs but a well defined body. They have a straight top line with a somewhat elongated muzzle. This breed has small triangular ears that are held high on the head. Their ears do not have a floppy quality and are always pricked up. The tail of the Spitz is usually curled on the back and has obvious feathering. The Spitz has quite a furry body. They are not are furry or fluffy as the Pomeranian but do have quite a dense and coarse outer coat. These dogs are usually seen in a black or brown solid colored coat. Their most common color is white. They can have some patches in either fawn or brown on their white coats.
The Indian Spitz is a friendly and kind dog. These dogs are very fun loving and enjoy playing various games. This breed has been known to chase its tail quite often. These dogs are very vocal and have a tendency of barking a lot. The Spitz usually barks it they need something or simply for attention from their owners. This little dog is very active and loves running. They are very athletic dogs due to their hunting and farming origins. These dogs require a fair amount of training and firm handling. They love human companionship but will need strict rules to follow. This breed is known for its intelligence and ease with which they can learn complicated tricks. The Spitz is very easily trained and will remember all they have been taught.
The Indian Spitz is a dog that’s needs quite a bit of attention. This breed has been known to turn aggressive with bad handling. They do not like being left alone for long hours and can turn destructive if this happens. This breed is sometimes called a spitz by mistake. They can be very elegant dogs with proper training. Many of these dogs have been champions in the show ring. They do not require a lot of grooming but a thorough brushing is required. This dog is categorized into smaller and greater Indian spitz.