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Sphynx Breeders Anchorage AK

The Sphynx is not always totally hairless; there can be a fine down on the body. All colors and patterns are possible. Some light hair is often present on the nose, tail and toes.

Petco
(907) 365-5500
8621 Old Seward Highway
Anchorage, AK
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PETCO
(907) 365-5500
8621 Old Seward Highway
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(907) 333-7387
1200 North Muldoon Road
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Animal House
(907) 561-7387
219 E Intl Airport Rd
Anchorage, AK

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Hair of the Dog Wash & Groom Salon
(907) 348-8880
1521 Cara Loop
Anchorage, AK
Products
Pet Grooming
Hours
Tues-Sat 10AM-6PM

PETCO
(907) 277-3826
3090 Mountain View Drive
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(907) 522-7387
601 E Dimond Blvd
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Nathan's Walks (dog walking and in home pet care)
(907) 245-0702
P.O. Box 242592
Anchorage , AK
Hours
24 hour in home pet care
Prices and/or Promotions
Depends on area of town you live in

Raes Harness Shop
(907) 563-3411
549 W Intl Airport Rd
Anchorage, AK

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AK Pitbulls
(907) 350-1552
Eagle river Ed.
Anchorage, AK
 
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Sphynx

Physical Description

  • Medium sized and strong, with adult males being larger than adult females
  • Sturdy boning and good muscle development
  • The Sphynx is not always totally hairless; there can be a fine down on the body
  • All colors and patterns are possible
  • Some light hair is often present on the nose, tail and toes

Temperament

  • Curious, energetic, mischievous, center of attention
  • Good with other pets

At Home

  • Does best indoors
  • Needs sufficient scratching device
  • Declawing is not recommended
  • Kittens are available after 12-16 weeks
  • Low maintenance

Brief History

  • In 1966 a domestic cat gave birth to a hairless kitten in Toronto, Canada
  • It was discovered to be a natural mutation and the Sphynx cat came into existence

Grooming

  • The Sphynx needs periodic bathing and ear cleaning because of the lack of hair that would normally absorb body oils
  • Trim nails regularly

Fun Facts

  • Cat breeders in Europe and North America have bred the Sphynx to normal coated cats and then back to hairless for more than 30 years
  • The texture of the Sphynx skin has been compared to a suede-covered hot water bottle or a heated chamois

Medical Conditions

  • Healthy breed
  • Needs boosters by 12 weeks old
  • Annual vet visit for checkups is important


While the listed ailments may be common in this breed, not all members of the breed suffer from these conditions. Responsible breeders screen for orthopedic and genetic diseases....

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