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Eurasier Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Eurasier so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginGermany flagGermany
Other Names
What other names does the Eurasier have?
Eurasian DogEurasian SpitzEurasian
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Eurasier Size and Weight

Is an Eurasier small, medium or large dog?

How big do Eurasier get?

What is the average size of an Eurasier?

How much does the Eurasier weigh? How much should an Eurasier weight? What is the normal weight of an Eurasier? How much does a full-grown Eurasier weight?
Male: 50-70 pounds (23-32 kg), Female: 40-60 pounds (18-26 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of an Eurasier?
Male: 60 pounds (27.5 kg), Female: 50 pounds (22 kg)
How tall is the Eurasier? Eurasier height:
Male: 20-24 inches (52-60 cm), Female: 16-18 inches (48-56 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of an Eurasier?
Male: 22 inches (56 cm), Female: 17 inches (52 cm)

Eurasier Price and Availability

How much does the Eurasier puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of an Eurasier in the United States? How much money is an Eurasier?

Where to buy an Eurasier with a good pedigree?

If you choose to purchase the Eurasier, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Eurasier for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Eurasier gets to a happy place.
How easy is it to get a Eurasier? How many Eurasier are there in the world?
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.

There are very few of them, and there have been times when they have almost drifted to the brink of extinction, so few are left.

Eurasier Trainability and Intelligence

Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Eurasier? Is the Eurasier breed dumb or smart?
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it. They understand and remember new commands after an average of 25-40 repetitions.

The Eurasier ranks average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Are Eurasier dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train an Eurasier?
Eurasier dogs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Watchdog Ability
Is Eurasier good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Eurasier dogs are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Eurasier dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Eurasier dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Eurasier dogs can't provide protection for their territory. It's better to leave them out of the duty of protecting your valuables and property.

Eurasier Personality and Temperament

What kind of personality does the Eurasier have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Eurasier sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Eurasier dogs don't tolerate irregular daily routines, noisy households, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is an Eurasier a good family dog?
Average: Eurasier dogs are average dogs regarding their affection level. Some breeds are forthcoming and friendly, while others are independent and don't bond too closely with their owners.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Eurasian Dog need? Eurasier social needs:
Eurasier dogs need for social interaction is average. This breed likes being around people or other animals, but they don't mind being left alone for a few hours either.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Eurasier to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Eurasier roam?
Eurasier dogs have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Eurasier have high prey drive?
Eurasier dogs have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Eurasier dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.

Eurasier Activity and Playfulness

How playful is this breed?
Average: Eurasiers, like any other dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark in excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Do Eurasier dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Eurasian Dog bark?
Average: The Eurasier barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have different meanings.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Apartment Friendly
Is Eurasier good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have an Eurasier in an apartment?
Very house-friendly dog the Eurasier breed. It's good if you have a small garden where he can go out and do his business, but it's not important at all. You can get enough exercise with one or two walks a day, so keeping them indoors shouldn't be a problem.

Eurasier Adaptability and Independence

Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Eurasier dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can an Eurasier be left alone? How long can you leave an Eurasier alone?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner. With proper socialization and quality time with the dog can solve this problem.

Eurasier Bite Characteristics

Bite Force PSI
Does the Eurasier has a hard bite? What is the bite force of an Eurasier? How much bite force does an Eurasier have? How strong is an Eurasier bite?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Eurasier bite force: Ordinary. Bite force Eurasier measurements typically fall within the range of 200 to 400 PSI. The bite force of an Eurasier is considered ordinary when compared to other dog breeds, but it is still quite powerful. This Eurasier bite force PSI can cause bite wounds. Eurasier bite PSI is not something that should be feared if the dog is well-trained and managed. To avoid any issues, it's essential to learn how to train an Eurasier puppy not to bite from an early age.

The Eurasier, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

In conclusion, while the Eurasier bite force is certainly an interesting aspect of the breed, it is important not to let it overshadow the many other reasons why these dogs are so loved and respected. With proper training and socialization, an Eurasier can be a loyal and protective companion for your family.

Biting Potential
Do Eurasier bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Eurasian Dog? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Eurasier? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Eurasier has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Eurasier do?
Eurasier dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Eurasier dogs need to be taught a good attitude.

Eurasier Health and Lifespan

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Eurasier dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Eurasiers tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Eurasier breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Eurasier see the vet?
The Eurasier should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Eurasier dogs live? How old can a Eurasier be? What is the age limit of the Eurasier? How many years can the oldest Eurasier live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of an Eurasier?

How long is the lifespan of an Eurasier?

11-13 years
The average lifespan of Eurasier: 12 years
Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Eurasier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.

Eurasier Energy and Activity

Energy Level
How much energy does the Eurasier have? What is the activity level of the Eurasier?
Eurasier dogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does an Eurasier need? How much exercise do Eurasier dogs require per day?

Do Eurasier dogs need a lot of exercises?

Eurasier dogs have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long ones on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Eurasier breed need?
Eurasier dogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.

Eurasier Diet and Weight Management

Average daily food consumption
How much food does an Eurasier need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does an Eurasier breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Eurasier? How much food should I feed my Eurasier?
4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Eurasier risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Eurasier's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Eurasier weight regularly.

Eurasier Allergies and Grooming

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Eurasier have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper Eurasier coats?
BlackTan Red FawnSableWolf
How to groom the Eurasier and how often? How often should I take my Eurasier to the groomer?
Average: The Eurasier requires average grooming effort. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't essential.

Brushing the dog's coat is useful to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections.

Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath can be helpful sometimes.

Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and give your dog a pleasant experience of a dog bath.

If you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of your Eurasier, search for a dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment.

Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk-in dog bath places nearby.

Shedding Level
How much do Eurasier dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Eurasian Dog? Do Eurasier dogs shed a lot?
Eurasier dogs shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Eurasier need a bath? How often should you give an Eurasier a bath? Can I bathe my Eurasier every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing.

Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Is the Eurasier breed hypoallergenic?
Eurasier dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions. Some dog breeds are even considered to higher possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?


The Eurasier has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Eurasier drool?
The Eurasier is an average drooler. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Eurasier Good With

Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Eurasier dogs get along with other pets? Are Eurasier dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Eurasier dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Eurasier temperament with other people:
Eurasier dogs are not stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Eurasier dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Eurasier temperament with children:
Eurasier dogs are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Eurasier dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Eurasier breed live with a cat?
Eurasier dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Eurasier good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Eurasier dogs get along with other dogs?
Eurasier dogs are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Eurasier can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Eurasier breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Eurasier breed suitable for first-time owners?
Eurasier dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Eurasier dogs good office canines? Do Eurasier dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
Eurasier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Eurasier dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Eurasian Dog temperament with senior people? Are Eurasier dogs good for elderly owners?
Eurasiers are usually recommended for elderly people.

Eurasier As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Eurasier be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Eurasier is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Eurasier be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Eurasier be an emotional support animal?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Eurasier is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Eurasier be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.

Eurasier is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Eurasier be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Eurasier is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Eurasier be a boat dog?

Not really

Eurasier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Eurasier be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Eurasier is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Eurasier dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Eurasier Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is an Eurasier pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Eurasier breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Eurasier: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Eurasier have in a litter? How many puppies can the Eurasier breed have for the first time? How many puppies does an Eurasier have? How many puppies can an Eurasier give birth to?
4-8 puppies

Eurasier Recognition

AKC Group
Is Eurasier recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Eurasier recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Recognized by FCI in the Spitz and primitive types group, in the Asian Spitz and related breeds section.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Eurasier breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.Federation Cynologique InternationaleNorth American Purebred Registry, Inc.American Canine Association, Inc.Australian National Kennel CouncilFoundation Stock Service

Eurasier Pros and Cons

  • Apartment Friendly: Very house-friendly dog the Eurasier breed.
  • Watchdog Ability: Eurasier dogs are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Eurasier dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Eurasier dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Eurasier dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Eurasier dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Eurasiers are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Eurasier dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Health Issues: Eurasiers tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
  • Hypoallergenic: Eurasier dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Eurasier's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Office Friendly: Eurasier is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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