Canadian Eskimo Dog

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Canadian Eskimo Dog
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Other names
  • Qimmiq
  • Canadian Husky
  • Canadian Inuit Dog
  • C. familiaris borealis
  • Exquimaux Husky
  • Kingmik
OriginCanada
Traits
Height Dogs 58–70 cm (23–28 in)[1]
Bitches 50–60 cm (20–24 in)[1]
Weight Dogs 30–40 kg (66–88 lb)[1]
Bitches 18–30 kg (40–66 lb)[1]
Coat thick and dense, soft undercoat, stiff guard hairs, mane of thicker fur around the neck
Colour about any colour, with or without special markings
Kennel club standards
Canadian Kennel Club standard
FCI standard
Dog (domestic dog)

The Canadian Eskimo Dog is an Arctic breed of working dog. Another name for it is qimmiq, and it was brought to North America from Siberia by the Thule people.

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