Eskimo dog


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Eskimo dog

1. a term sometimes applied to any of the Arctic breeds of dogs, such as Samoyed, Alaskan malamute and Siberian Husky.
2. a recognized dog breed in the United Kingdom. It is a large (60-100 lb), powerful dog with a heavy, thick double coat in any color. The head is broad, ears short and erect, and tail large and bushy. Called also Husky, Esquimaux, Canadian Eskimo dog. In the United States called the American eskimo dog, which also comes in miniature and toy varieties; always white or cream.
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Coinciding with the end of qimmijaqtaunIQ, the jointly government- and territory-sponsored Eskimo Dog Research Foundation's efforts began in 1972 and are rivaled only by those of the Canadian Eskimo Dog Foundation (CEDF)'s Brian Ladoon, whose story of starting a little later in the 1970s and amassing the largest genetic stock colony of qimmiit is the subject of the 2011 documentary film The Dogs of Winter.
The huskies will be joined by four other breeds of sled dogs: Alaskan malamutes, samoyeds, Greenland dogs and Canadian Eskimo dogs - all of whom were bred to pull sleds in the coldest of climates.
Selectmen last night also voted to give Hon Huang of 785 North Orange Road 30 days to find a way to better restrain his two Eskimo dogs or face losing the animals.
While Sellars is busy with the business of the ranch, giving riding instructions, breeding American Eskimo dogs and putting on special events, Hopper has free rein to beautify the buildings.
If one of your priests allegedly feels the need to head to the Arctic Circle to abuse Eskimo dogs, don't you think the Lord may be telling you that this celibacy lark is slightly flawed?