Dog skull, German Spitz, Deutscher Spitz
This is the skull of a German Spitz or Deutscher Spitz dog. German Spitz not only refers to a breed of dog, but also to a category of sub breeds from the miniature German Spits to the Giant Spitz.
This is the skullof an old male and as you can see from the photos, he had lost a few teeth through natural ageing and some of the remaining teeth show signs of decay.
The skull measures 17cm long.