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Tamaskan Dog
2013-09-10 15:38:49

The Tamaskan dog, also known as the Tamaskan Husky, is a breed of domestic sled dog that originated from Finland. Jennie Peacock and Lynn Hardey, who created it to resemble a wolf and preform many duties, used breeds including the Alaskan malamute, Siberian husky, and the Northern Inuit, among other breeds. The first successful litter was born in 2002, but the breed did not receive its name...

Seppala Siberian Sleddog
2008-09-05 18:25:21

The Seppala Siberian Sleddog is a rare working breed bred from Siberian breeds imported into Alaska. The breed was made famous for their domination of the All-Alaska Sweepstakes distance race from 1914 to 1917. The breed's popularity lost steam in the 1960s with a kennel closure which forced them to face extinction. Few original bloodlines exist today, most of them in the Yukon Territory. The...

Samoyed
2008-07-13 21:43:23

The Samoyed is a breed of dog which was originally bred to pull the sleds of nomadic reindeer herders from Siberia. The breed was developed not only to pull sleds, but also to assist in herding and keep its owners warm at night, acting as their blanket by sleeping on top of them. Following the Russian Revolution, the Samoyed became obsolete for these people, but enough of the dogs had been...

Northern Inuit Dog
2008-05-27 22:52:36

The Northern Inuit Dog is a large English dog bred to resemble a wolf. The breed was created by breeding the Siberian Husky, Alaskan Malamute, and the German Shepherd with several rescued mongrels whose origin was unknown. The Northern Inuit dog has the domestic traits of these northern breeds but the appearance of a wolf. Today's Northern Inuit retains many of its ancestors' characteristics...

Canadian Eskimo Dog
2008-05-19 10:33:59

The Canadian Eskimo Dog, also called the Canadian Inuit Dog is a large Arctic dog. It is often considered to be North America's oldest and rarest purebred indigenous domestic dog. The breed was once used as a method of transportation in Canada. The Canadian Eskimo Dog is large; it can stand anywhere from 19 to 28 inches tall and weigh 40 to 88 pounds. It is a powerful breed, athletic, and...

Alaskan Husky
2007-12-18 11:34:18

The Alaskan Husky is a category of dog, but it falls short of being a breed. It is defined by purpose and lacks registration and restrictions to ancestry. The Alaskan Husky is one of the fastest sled dogs, sometimes running over 19 miles per hour. They are primarily bred for their racing ability. The Alaskan Husky is a mix of various northern dog types, especially the Siberian Husky and the...

Alaskan Klee Kai
2007-12-18 11:32:59

The Alaskan Klee Kai is a small dog in the spitz family. It was originally developed to create a smaller version of the Alaskan Husky (although it more closely resembles a Siberian Husky). The Breed was developed in Alaska in the 1970s when an Alaskan Husky mated with an unknown small dog. To further develop the breed, Siberian and Alaskan Huskies were used along with Schipperke and American...

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