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.
Five types of dog take part in the rally -Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, Samoyeds, Greenland Dogs and Canadian Eskimo Dogs.
The new arrivals learned to build dogsleds like the Inuit and the Native Americans, and used all sorts of dogs, but especially the largest and strongest of the Eskimo dogs.
Eskimo dogs, being closely related to their wolf forebears, were highly socialized into hierarchies and thus loved to pull the sled in packs behind a leader.
In the early morning she can usually be spotted with her small white American Eskimo dogs, Frosty and Blizzard.
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.
1 I wouldn't do what I do without dogs--purebred Canadian Eskimo dogs.
Elsewhere, for example, McGhee characterizes canid bones from the Gull Cliff (pre-Dorset) component at Port Refuge, Devon Island, as falling in the size range of modern Eskimo dogs or Arctic wolves, but adds: "there is no indication as to which species they represent" (McGhee, 1979:93).
In the southern summer of 1901, it set off for Antarctica with 50 men and 19 Eskimo dogs under the command of Robert Scott.
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.
I looked on pitifully at the dogs chained up outside near the airport before I learned that these Canadian Eskimo dogs - not huskies - are born to be outdoors.