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Facts of Chinook Dogs, "Scientific name for Chinook Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". Chinook Dog is a breed of dog that is native to the United States. The Chinook Dog is a rare dog breed that belongs to the sled category, which means that it belongs to the dog breed group and mongrels that was historically developed for the reason of drawing a dog sled. The Chinook Dog are developed in the New Hampshire State in New England area of the northeastern part of the United States, during the early twentieth century. The Chinook dog is the official state dog of the New Hampshire State.
The Chinook dog breed owes its life to a dog driver, Arthur Treadwell Walden of Wonalancet, a town in the Carroll County in New Hampshire. The Chinook Dog breed derives mainly from one male forerunner born during 1917, called Chinook, who was the lead dog of Walden. Chinook is based on a crossbreeding of the Husky dog from the Peary North Pole journey, with a big, yellowish-brown, Mastiff-like male dog. Photographs of Chinook Dog demonstrate a drop-eared dog with a wide Mastiff skull and muzzle. The male dog of Walden was bred to German Shepherd Dogs, Belgian Sheepdogs, Canadian Eskimo Dogs and possibly other dog breeds.
The offspring were bred back to him to create the preferred type and was, in fact, a physically powerful reproducer of his own traits. Control of the central part of the Chinook dog breeding was transferred from Walden to Julia Lombard and later, from her to Perry Greene during the late 1940s. A renowned outdoorsman, Greene, developed Chinook dogs in Waldoboro, a town in the Lincoln County in Maine, for several years pending his death during 1963. Unusual and intimately held by Greene, the solitary breeder of Chinook dogs, the population of the Chinook Dog dogs dwindled quickly following his death. Only eleven Chinook dogs than can be bred were survived by 1981. Dog breeders in Ohio, Maine, and California shared the remaining dogs and handled to save the Chinook dog breed from extinction
The Chinook dog has a balanced and well-built body that is capable of growing to a maximum height, ranging from 21 inches to 27 inches (53 to 69 cm) at the withers, with the body weight between 55 lbs and 90 lbs (25 to 41 kg). The ideal coloration of the dog varies from light brown color to reddish-gold color.
These Chinook dogs have black color markings on the inside curves of their eyes. There are dark yellowish-brown to black color markings on their muzzle and ears and black color guard hairs on their tail. The Chinook Dogs have buff markings on their throat, cheeks, chest, toes, and breeches. They have an average-length double coat, which is tawny in color, with darker shades on their ears and the muzzle. The color of the eyes of the Chinook Dogs varies from tan to amber, and their ear carriage is uneven, but dropped. Their head is strong and rectangular in shape and they have a well furred tail. Chinook Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
A Chinook Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Chinook Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. Chinook Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
A Chinook Chinook Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
The number one heath problems amongst dogs is obesity, so always make sure your Chinook Dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Chinook Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
The Chinook dog breed is a loving and good-humored family pet, with a special attachment toward kids. It is an eager worker who is enthusiastic to satisfy and excited to learn. The Chinook Dog breed is highly trainable, flexible, and adaptable in their skills. They are social with other dogs, and work well in groups and in family packs. The Chinook breed is a noble dog, and some dogs may be aloof with strangers, but by no means, they will appear shy or violent. Even though still the Chinook Dogs are used for entertaining dog sledding by a few owners, today, they appear to be used mostly as family pets. Some dogs are also employed for dog-packing, rescue and search, skijoring, and compliance and dog nimbleness trials.
The average lifespan of the Chinook dog ranges from 13 years to 15 years.
Chinook Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 and they will panting a lot
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult dogs have 42. Female Chinook Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month. Female Chinook Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born
A Chinook Dogs can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Chinook Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Only humans and dogs have prostates, But a dog doesn't have an appendix. Chinook Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people.
Chinook Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. A Chinook Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Chinook Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Average body temperature for a Chinook Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Chinook Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants).
all Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.