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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Instead, the case is made in an editorial published in The Fan Hitch: The Journal of the Inuit Sled Dog International for the Canadian government to "encourage action be taken to secure a place for the Inuit Dog in Arctic Canada, while the gene pool is still viable and knowledgeable elders are still available to consult," and more precisely, to "extend the necessary support to an Inuit-generated program which will assure a future for the Inuit Sled Dog in the north" (Hamilton).
Decoupling the extinctionist ideologies that portend the end for Inuit dogs and cultures in Qallunaat histories following relocation to settlements, the stories of QTC testators extend and enrich the descriptions of academics, artists, and others referenced below of how carefully cultivated relations of mutuality operate as a cornerstone of Inuit culture.
Still, there were RCMP members working in the region during the early years of the time in question who owned and cared for sled dogs and clearly recognized the value of qimmiit; some officers provided their own husky dogs' pups to Inuit families left destitute when their dogs died, and (as noted above) they inoculated thousands of Inuit dogs to fight their abundantly clear decimation from disease.
Falling in love with him at first sight, she named him Charley, a first for him, as, like Afghani dogs, Inuit dogs have no names.
With two young boys and two Northern Inuit dogs, Eska and Nukka, who all need space to play, the family, who moved in during the summer, have found the ideal spot.
Along the way, I had gotten the word out that I would innoculate as many Inuit dogs against rabies as I could.
Again, there was no slaughter of the Inuit dogs by the RCMP.
Well, for those of you who swoon over his puppy-dog eyes, there's a chance to compare them to the real thing as he's on a sled pulled by 10 Canadian Inuit dogs.
There are only about 400 Canadian Inuit dogs in the world.
In Top Gear Polar Special, Jeremy Clarkson and James May raced a specially converted pick-up truck against Richard Hammond, who was driving a sled pulled by Canadian Inuit dogs.