Canadian Eskimo dog


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Canadian Eskimo dog

a breed native to Canada and its Inuit population. A powerfully built dog with features characteristic of a spitz type dog. It has a wedge-shaped head, thick erect ears, a thick coat, and bushy tail curled over the back. Used for hunting and as a pack dog.
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Breed" is a dubious way to define these dogs, and not simply because current genetic research identifies evidence of a consistent, pre-Columbian maternal lineage that both belies the modern breed divisions of qimmiit into Inuit sled dog, Canadian Eskimo dog, and Greenland dog, as well as separates "this group of dogs" as distinct from all others (van Asch et al.
JAN 20 & 21 Around 200 teams of dogs including Siberian huskies, Samoyeds and Canadian Eskimo dogs will be straining at the leash in Glenmore Forest Park around Aviemore for the Arden Grange & Siberian Husky Club of GB Sled Dog Rally.
Five types of dog take part in the rally -Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, Samoyeds, Greenland Dogs and Canadian Eskimo Dogs.

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