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Giant German Spitz

Size: Large / Giant

Weight: 38-1/2 - 40 lbs.

Height: (16" - 17")"

Life Span: 12 - 13 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Germany

Also Known As: Deutscher Spitz, �German Wolfspitz, Great Spitz

Group: Non-Sporting

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The German Spitz requires moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

Regular brushing is required to control matting of your German Spitz's coat. This breed generally dislikes grooming, so training is necessary to make dog "stay" while getting brushed."


The German Spitz is happy, watchful, active and sometimes willful.

Compatibility with Kids

Best with older, well-behaved children.


Descendant of Nordic herding dogs, the Spitz is referred to in literature as far back as 1450.

Dog Food for Your Giant German Spitz

Large Breed Puppy 30 Pound Bag

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large breed adult dog food

Large Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of large breed dogs.

Reduced fat formula dog food

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.

Picky No More large breed dog food

Picky No More™ Large Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of large breed dogs.