Facts & Origin
The Eskland: The perfect combination of American Eskimo Dog and Shetland Sheepdog.
The Eskland is a fascinating dog breed that is the result of crossing the American Eskimo Dog and the Shetland Sheepdog. Both parents have interesting origins and histories that give the Eskland unique characteristics.
The American Eskimo Dog originated in the United States, although its name often causes confusion due to its similarity to Nordic dog breeds. The breed was popular with circuses and variety shows in the early 1900s, where they performed as acrobatic and trick dogs. Today, the American Eskimo Dog is known for its intelligent and playful nature.
The Shetland Sheepdog originated in the Shetland Islands off the coast of Scotland and has a long history as a working dog in sheep farming. The breed was developed to herd and protect sheep. Shelties are known for their intelligence, ability to learn, and ability to work closely with their owners.
Suitability and Husbandry
The Eskland is a versatile and lovable dog that combines many positive traits of its parent breeds. With its friendly nature, intelligence and versatility, it is an ideal companion dog for active families. The Eskland combines the best qualities of its parent breeds and can be a loving and loyal companion for many years.
|Origin||USA - Scotland|
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|Activity level||average - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the Eskland
The Eskland is a friendly and playful dog that enjoys spending time with his family. He is intelligent, eager to learn and is well suited for dog sports such as obedience training and agility. The Eskland is also known for his alertness and can be a good watch dog .
Care and health maintenance
The Eskland's coat requires regular brushing to prevent tangles and keep the coat healthy and shiny. Occasional bathing is also recommended to keep the coat clean. In addition, the ears should be checked regularly for signs of infection and the teeth should be cared for.
Appearance of the Eskland
The Eskland typically has a medium-length, dense coat that can have characteristics of both the American Eskimo Dog and the Shetland Sheepdog. The color varies and can range from white to cream to various shades of brown. The Eskland's face is often striking and has an endearing expression.
The Eskland is a medium-sized dog with a shoulder height of about 30-40 centimeters and a weight between 7 and 15 kilograms.
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An American Eskimo Dog and Shetland Sheepdog mixed breed is a special cross between an American Eskimo Dog and a Shetland Sheepdog. This cross produces a very hardy, highly intelligent and playful breed.
The American Eskimo Dog and Shetland Sheepdog mixed breed can have a variety of colors, from creamy white to various shades of brown.
The American Eskimo Dog and Shetland Sheepdog mixed breed is more high maintenance than other dog breeds because they have a lot of stamina, energy and exuberance. They are very intelligent and adaptive and can be trained very easily.
The American Eskimo Dog and Shetland Sheepdog mixed breed should be fed with a high quality diet rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals. To support the dog's health development, feeding times should be regular and always at the same intervals.
The American Eskimo Dog and Shetland Sheepdog mixed breed is very alert, attentive and loyal. They are a very adaptable breed and can be easily trained. They are intelligent and curious, yet very calm and friendly.