ANIMAL LIFE EXPECTANCY!

SAMOYED

Picture of a samoyed
LIFE SPAN: 12-15 years
Breed Name: Samoyed
Group: Northern breed
Origin: Russia
Samoyede, Samojede, Samoyedo

HISTORY

This member of the Spitz family takes its name from the Samoyed people, a nomadic tribe whose survival in the harsh Siberian tundra depended on their hardy white dogs. The Samoyed was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 1927.