From the looks of them, you may think a great effort entails ownership. That may be presumptuous at best. Their coats aren’t that messy, while they do shed, again, there isn’t much effort to the grooming process.
One of the good qualities is that this a low key and far from hyperactive breed. Typically, the Japanese Spits needs affection, intolerant of incessant alone time, and wants to feel like a part of the family.
A daily stroll or two or activity up to an hour should suffice. Early socialization and training will help them later on regarding interaction with other beings and things.
Stray from excess heat, check ears routinely for bacterial buildup, look for split or crack nails or reduce those chance from regular nail trimming.