At A Glance

Size: Large

Weight: 65 - 90 lbs.

Height: 21" - 26"

Life Span: 13 - 14 years.


Also know as: No Nicknames.

Group: Miscellaneous

Origin: United States

Today's Role: Companion Dog, Sled Dog

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

Temperament / Behavior
The Chinook is confident and hard working.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

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

Grooming: The Chinook needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


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