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2008-05-27 14:28:53

The Keeshond, originally called the Wolfsspitz, is a medium-sized breed from Germany. It is closely related to the German spitzes. The breed was named after Cornelis (Kees) de Gyselaer, the leader of the Dutch rebellion against the House of Orange during the 18th century. The breed was the symbol for the rebels, and today it is still sometimes call "the Smiling Dutchman". The first breed standard was posted in 1880 in Berlin, and the breed was brought to America in the late 1920s, and...

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2008-05-24 14:34:35

The Finnish Spitz is a hunting dog which originated in Finland. It is often referred to as a "bark pointer" as it barks to indicate located game. It is typically used for hunting small animals such as squirrels, but can also be used to hunt larger animals such as elk, moose, and bears. Since 1979, the breed has been the official dog of Finland. The breed generally stands from 14.5 to 19 inches tall and weighs 20 to 33 pounds. The Finnish Spitz has a square build; it is nearly as long as it...

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