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Buddy Breeds

The Samoyed is a large, intelligent breed known for its beautiful white coat and friendly, gentle nature. They require a lot of exercise and consistent, positive reinforcement training. Samoyeds are good with children and other pets, and can adapt to various living situations, but prefer cooler climates. Their thick double coats require frequent grooming to stay clean and healthy.

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Samoyeds are large dogs, weighing 50-65 lbs, with a height of 19-23.5 inches.

energy level

Samoyeds have a high energy level and need plenty of physical activity to stay happy and healthy.

exercise needs

Samoyeds require a lot of exercise, including daily walks, play sessions, and activities like sledding or dog sports.


Samoyeds are intelligent and trainable, but they can be independent thinkers. Consistent, positive reinforcement is key.


Samoyeds are highly intelligent dogs and can excel in various dog sports and activities, such as agility and obedience.


Samoyeds can adapt to various living situations but prefer cooler climates and need plenty of space for exercise.

with kids

Samoyeds are good with children, as they are generally friendly, playful, and patient.

with other pets

Samoyeds can get along well with other pets, especially when raised together.

in cold climates

Samoyeds are well-suited for cold climates due to their thick, double-layered coats.

in hot climates

Samoyeds can tolerate hot climates but need to be monitored for signs of overheating during exercise.


Samoyeds have a thick double coat and shed heavily, especially during seasonal changes. Regular grooming is necessary.


Samoyeds require frequent grooming, including brushing and occasional trimming, to keep their coats clean and healthy.

health issues

Samoyeds may have some health issues, requiring regular veterinary checkups and preventative care.