7  Dogs That Look Like Foxes

The Japanese spitz breed, the shiba inu, was originally intended for hunting.

Shiba Inu

The largest breed of Japanese spitz, the Akita is sometimes described as a "silent hunter."


The pure white Arctic fox and the American Eskimo dog share a similar appearance.

American Eskimo

Schipperke is a self-reliant, feisty individual who resembles a tiny black fox.


Another spitz breed that evolved in the Arctic, namely in Russia's Siberian region, is the Samoyed.


The Finnish spitz, also known as the barking bird dog, is a very active breed that needs a lot of daily exercise to maintain good physical and mental health.

Finnish Spitz

Between a hound and a spitz is the Norwegian elkhound. It is a playful, protective dog that is devoted to its master and an excellent guard dog.

Norwegian Elkhound