Canadian Eskimo dog


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Canadian Eskimo dog

n.
A dog of a large breed developed by the Inuit to pull sleds and aid in hunting, having a thick coat of various colors, erect ears, and a plumed tail.
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The Canadian Eskimo Dog [also known as qimmiit, or Inuit sled dog] is on the verge of extinction with estimates of three hundred or less pure CKC registered dogs left in the World.
And the dogs we used were the same breed as Peary had used--the incredible Canadian Eskimo Dog.
Caption: Canadian Eskimo dogs, which were bred to pull sleds, are among the oldest dog breeds in North America.
With the largest kennel of Alaskan Malamutes in the southern hemisphere and the only three Canadian Eskimo dogs in the country --both domestic and international visitors enjoy getting "up close and personal' with the lovable dogs--either through sled-riding in the Naseby Forest, backpack walks or kennel tours.

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