One of the most interesting articles about the Canadian Eskimo (Inuit) Dog that I have ever seen. Breed standard, appearance, temperament and a lot of history since thousands of years ago. Really worth reading !
A very nice short documentary about the life of a Inuit family with his Eskimo Dog. (14 minutes…) This short docu-fiction film illustrates how traditionally dogs were used by the Netsilik Inuit, in winter and summer. We see puppies and sled dogs used as pack animals. Eskimo dogs were also used for hunting, being particularly skilful […]
An interesting 1982 documentary shot in Yellowknife about Bill Carpenter’s project to save to Canadian Eskimo/Inuit Dog Breed. The Eskimo dog, the Qimmiq, has been an integral part of northern Canadian life for almost two thousand years. Archival photographs and film footage illustrate how this hard-working purebred was used for hunting, pulling sleds and keeping […]
A really interesting documentary about the Inuit dogs. The story of an icon, the Canadian Inuit Dog; from ancient roots in the Arctic as the working sled dog of the Inuit to its confrontation with modern technological society and sadly, it’s potential demise as a species.
Inuit Sled Dog International, by Madame Genevieve Montcombroux is one of the most trustful and complete sources of information about Canadian Inuit Dogs. Quoting their website, the goal of ISDI is: The Inuit Sled Dog International has for its goal the preservation of this ancient arctic breed in its purest form as a working dog. The […]