Eskimo dog


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Eskimo dog

n.
1. An American Eskimo dog.
2. A Canadian Eskimo dog.

Eskimo dog

n
(Breeds) a large powerful breed of sled dog with a long thick coat and curled tail

Es′kimo dog`


n.
1. one of a breed of strong, medium-sized dogs with a dense, coarse coat, used in arctic regions for hunting and pulling sleds.
2. any dog of the arctic regions of North America used for pulling sleds. Also called husky.
[1865–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Eskimo dog - breed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dogEskimo dog - breed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
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Eskimo dog

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Her first students were Dave and Rosie Lukas of Elgin and their multiple agility champion American Eskimo dog Shadowfax.
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He is good friends with the block's other pets including a pampered Eskimo dog named Gidget (Jenny Slate), who is deeply in love with Max.
He is good friends with the block's other pets, including a pampered Eskimo dog named Gidget (Jenny Slate), who is deeply in love with Max.
He is good friends with other domesticated animals and birds including a pampered Eskimo dog named Gidget (Jenny Slate), who is head over fluffy tail in love with Max, and a sardonic house cat named Chloe (Lake Bell), who nurtures a healthy disdain for anything that doesn't enrich her selfish existence.
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.
For the past 40 years, in a remote and harshly beautiful corner of northern Manitoba, Brian Ladoon has devoted his life to preserving and breeding an endangered species: the Qimmiq, Canada's indigenous Eskimo dog.
In July, the LA Times reported on the story of Cotton, an American Eskimo Dog with aggressive behaviors, whose owners had opted for a procedure known as "disarming" the removal or reduction of healthy teeth as a treatment for canine aggression.
Peary used the Eskimo dog from northwest Greenland on his 1909 expedition.
And the dogs we used were the same breed as Peary had used--the incredible Canadian Eskimo Dog.
Balto, an Eskimo dog, led a dog team that carried diphtheria serum 650 miles through an Alaskan blizzard from Nenana to Nome in 1925.