Toy Eskies, or Eskimo Puppies, are the smallest of 3 sizes and highly sought after for their petite puppy like size. They stand between 9 & 12 inches and weigh less than 10 pounds. They have striking black points on face, (as do all Eskies). Black lips, nose, eyes. Ears stand up, and fluffy little tales curl over their backs. They look similar to a an Arctic Fox. Wonderful pets for all ages and do well in smaller living areas.
Toy American Eskimo dogs or puppies are not a breed that originated in North America. Surprisingly to many, the Eskimo breed was introduced from Germany and in the wake of WW1, American breeders changed the name to something more appealing. are neither from the United States nor of indigenous Arctic origin—“Eskimo” was part of the name of a kennel that bred them.