Other names: Eurasian, Loup-Chow

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The Eurasier is a dog that is still relatively unknown in France. Yet his qualities as a companion dog are undeniable. His education is very simple and will bring to his owner and his adoptive family an extraordinary sweetness. He is sensitive, intelligent and very sociable. He appreciates the contact with his master. He can not do without it, because he does not like solitude. His health is robust and his diet is extremely simple.



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Hair type Long
Origin Germany
Template Average
Head shape Triangular
Weight and size
Sex Weight Cut
Female From 18 kg to 26 kg From 48 cm to 56 cm
Male From 25 kg to 32 kg From 52 cm to 60 cm
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History of the breed

The Eurasier breed is quite recent since it dates back to the 1960s. Its creator, Julius Wipfel, had the idea of crossing a Chow Chow with a Wolf Spitz. The result, a Wolf-Chow, was itself crossed with Samoyeds. This gave the Eurasier. Julius Wipfel was helped in his business by Konrad Lorenz, an ethnologist who also received the Nobel Prize in Medicine.

The Eurasier was recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale on July 27, 1973. Then, the breed traveled through Europe. It is spreading in Germany, Holland as well as Belgium. It is still too little present in France.

Eurasier Pictures

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Physical features

His body : he is of medium height and displays harmonious proportions. The trunk is solid. The withers are marked. The rump is straight and wide. The chest goes down to the level of the elbows.
His hair: It has a mid-length covering hair. The undercoat is quite dense. The hair is shorter on the head, on the muzzle and on the ears. On the other hand, the tail and the hind legs show a slightly longer hair with fringes.
Its color : the Eurasier standard is not very difficult. Indeed, all colors are allowed. White (single-colored), white and brown variegated dresses are simply excluded.
His head : it is harmonious with the longitudinal axes of the muzzle and the skull parallel. The stop is hardly marked. The truffle is black and of medium size.
His eyes : medium in size, neither too deep nor too protruding. They are dark and slightly oblique.
His ears : they are triangular, of medium size. They are erect and have a rounded end.
Its tail : it is well supplied at its base but is unraveling. She is straight, round. It can be curled to the side or worn on the back.

Behavior and character

Barks / howls

Behavior with others

Cohabitation with children
Sociable with other animals
Love strangers

He has a calming temperament. He is loyal to his master and his adoptive family. He cannot do without it because he cannot stand loneliness, while showing suspicion of strangers . This makes him a very good companion dog coupled with a very alert guardian. He is not a pot-de-glue, but appreciates the contact with his owner. He is very balanced and intelligent . It appreciates the presence of congener as it makes an excellent playmate for children. He is never aggressive , even with intruders whom he prefers to ignore rather than growl. Besides, he hardly ever barks.

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The Eurasier must be educated with firmness , but without any form of brutality . The Eurasier must understand an order to execute it without flinching. He can be a little stubborn, but generally listens well to what is asked of him. Education is fairly easy as long as it is started early. He is a very sensitive dog who needs calm and a fairly clear rule. He must understand that he is not in a dominant position vis-à-vis his master. In addition, he should be socialized as soon as possible so that he does not develop any fear of strangers.

Living conditions

Suitable for apartment living
Good for new masters
Love it hot
Love the cold

The Eurasier appreciates the comfort that the interior of the house offers him , among the members of his family, but he will always prefer to have a large fenced garden to move around freely . It adapts perfectly to an urban living environment as long as it is sufficiently walked and stimulated. Living in an apartment should be banned for the Eurasier, who especially appreciates the great outdoors to be able to let off steam and exert himself physically. A house with a garden seems to be the best solution for it to flourish. In any case, the Eurasier must be able to count on the presence of his family because, despite his independence, he cannot stand loneliness .


Ease of gaining weight

A large dog, the Eurasier is prone to hip dysplasia , like all canines of its kind. It is therefore important to moderate your physical activity, especially in her early years, in order to allow her normal growth. Other hereditary conditions to watch out for are Dandy-Walker malformation, elbow dysplasia, thyroid problems, upset stomach, and eye problems. In addition, its double and dense coat gives it very good protection against cold and bad weather.

Hypoallergenic breed


Litter size

Between 4 and 8 puppies

Major concerns
Hip dysplasia
Dandy-Walker malformation
Minor concerns
Elbow dysplasia
Occasional concerns
Patella dislocation
Gastric torsion
Suggested tests

To protect yourself from these risks and insure your companion in the event of health problems, Woopets recommends Eurasier dog insurance .

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Life expectancy

Minimum: 11 years old

Maximum: 13 years

The life expectancy of a Eurasier is, on average, between 11 years and 13 years.

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Maintenance and hygiene

Ease of maintenance
Cost of maintenance
Hair loss
Drool level
Ease of grooming

Although her dress is very thick, the Eurasier   is not particularly a difficult dog to maintain on a daily basis. It is subject to molting, mainly in the spring, during which it can lose a lot of hair .

It is recommended to brush the dog once a week using a carding brush. During the moult, brushing becomes more frequent (almost daily), with the use of the curry to remove as much dead hair as possible . It can be washed up to 2 times a year (no more) with a suitable shampoo.

His ears and eyes should be checked regularly to make sure there is no trace of dirt or infection. Brushing your teeth helps eliminate tartar buildup and the growth of bacteria. Finally, if they do not wear out naturally, his nails need to be cut. If you are new to this, it is recommended that you seek advice from a veterinarian.

Price and budget

Purchase price

900 €
1300 €

The purchase price of a Eurasier is between 900 € and 1300 €.

Annual maintenance cost

€ 1300
€ 1350

The annual maintenance cost of a Eurasier is between 1300 € and 1350 €.

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The Eurasier’s diet is very basic. Its diet consists exclusively of high quality croquettes , which should be rationalized into one meal (in the evening) or 2 (a light one in the morning and a more substantial one in the evening).

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Physical activity

Energy level
Potential to play

With a calm temperament, the Eurasier should be taken out daily. More or less long walks are essential so that he can exercise himself physically and mentally. His well-being will be even more important. He also enjoys sharing moments of play with his owner, especially in the open air.


Classifications & Standards
(CKC) Canadian Kennel Club
(FCI) Fédération Cynologique Internationale
(UKC) United Kennel Club
(AKC) American Kennel Club
(ANKC) Australian National Council Kennel
(KC) The Kennel Club


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FCI Information



FCI Group

Group 5: Spitz-type and primitive-type dogs

Recognized by FCI

Since 1973


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