The Samoyed has been identified as a basal breed that predates the emergence of the modern breeds in the 19th Century
Care and Health
The breed can be affected by a genetic disease known as Samoyed hereditary glomerulopathy, a kidney disease. They should be bathed at least twice a year for his health and comfort. Bathe right after the wool has been combed out, this will remove loose dead hairs and clean the skin; this stimulates the growth of his new coat, trim toenails every three weeks, check teeth for discoloration which can be removed with a toothbrush and paste.
They are one of those 14 dog breeds that somehow belong to the wolves' family. Either one of their parent breeds has wolf genes.
intelligent, loyal, and good-natured
Size large, medium Fur,
sheds a lot,