Dog Breeds - American Eskimo Dog

Breed Group:    Non-Sporting
Weight:             6-40 lbs
Height:              9-19 inches
Color(s):          White, or white with biscuit cream

The exact origin of the American Eskimo Dog is unknown, although it is widely believed this companion dog originated in the United States by German immigrants in the 20th century. A Member of the Spitz family, the American Eskimo Dog comes in three different varieties: toy, miniature, and standard. They became extremely popular in the 1930's and 1940's as a circus performer.