Samoyed Information

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The Samoyed At a Glance
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Country of Origin
Life Expectancy
12 - 13 yrs 
Height Range
18 - 22 in 
Weight Range
50 - 65 lbs 
White or white/biscuit cream 
Average; needs mental stimulation to stay interested 
With Children
Very good 
With Animals
Pretty good; often just ignores them in favor of people 
Tolerates cold well; sensitive to heat 
Either; needs plenty of outdoor time and activity 
Exercise Reqd
Grooming Reqd
Frequent brushing; can shed heavily 
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Samoyeds are pretty!!!
- Posted by Amanda from dix hills
Samoyed Information

Samoyed Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Samoyed breeders:

Cardiac Evaluation - OFA
Hip Dysplasia (OFA or PennHIP)
Progressing Retinal Atrophy (genetic test)
Thyroid Function Test (blood test)

Samoyed Health Issues