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Size: Large

Weight: 65 - 90 lbs.

Height: 21" - 26" "

Life Span: 13 - 14 years.

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: United States

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Sled Dog

Category: Companion Dog, Sled Dog

Exercise Needs

The Chinook needs daily brisk exercise and room to roam. This dog is not suited for apartment life.

Grooming Needs

The Chinook needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


The Chinook is confident and hard working.

Compatibility with Kids

Generally good with children.


Bred in the early 1900s to pull sleds, this breed is a mix of Canadian Eskimo, St. Bernard and Belgian Shepherd.

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