American Eskimo Dog - Rescued two of them. One of them, Lola, has been with us for almost ten years. Abbey, passed away in Jan 2013, but lived to be sixteen and a half. Beautiful, good girls, both of them.
This theory is controversial, but those who believe it claim Samoyeds have been strictly bred for smallness, together with the end result becoming the Japanese Spitz. Everything regarding the Japanese Spitz strongly suggests that it's simply a little version of the Samoyed.