Canadian Eskimo Dog

KC Pedigree, Medium

Fluff monster

Not good for first time owners

Darwin thought the Canadian Eskimo Dog was a close relation to the wolf, but DNA testing has shown the breed has been domesticated for a few thousand years.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Arctic explorers who need a hand transporting their equipment on sleds across vast expanses of ice and snow.

Not the best for ...

Most people! Very few homes would be able to accommodate these dogs' extensive exercise needs.

Aliases

Canadian Husky, Canadian Inuit, Qimmiq, Qimmit

Cross between

None

Origin

Canada

Size

Medium
Average size - could pick up if you had to in an emergency

Exercise Needs

High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!

Coat

Double trouble!
There she blows. Dense undercoat that could stuff a mattress when you start combing it out.

Shedding

Fluff monster
Buy shares in Dyson - tell people you are wearing mohair if embarrassed

Life expectancy

13 years

Good first dog?

No

Trustpilot

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AS FEATURED IN

Evening Standard
Pet Gazette
FT Sifted
Daily Mirror

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