Samoyed Parenting: A Complete Guide

The imposing Samoyed with its thick fur, dark brown beady eyes.

And friendly "smile" was originally a strong and brave working dog in the harsh expanses of northern Siberia.

It resembles a large, snow-white teddy bear.

The breed was given official recognition by the FCI in 1959, and ever since.

The Samoyed is a domesticated dog of the Spitz or Northern dog family.

The intelligent Samoyed people of Siberia, who lived as nomads and tended reindeer.

Gave their name to this breed, which is well known for its philanthropy and distinctive smile.

The Bjelkier, which means "white dog that breeds white" and is descended from a self-domesticated breed, lived alongside the Samoyed peoples thousands of years ago.