Chinook

Breed Information

Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized
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Overview
Developed in 1917 in New Hampshire by Arthur Treadwell Walden, the Chinook's main duty was that of a sled dog. The Chinook breed was capable of pulling heavily laden sleds over long distances. An extremely hard working breed, they nearly became extinct. Today, there are an estimated 500 known in existence. The Chinook breed is considered to be rare and is quite difficult to obtain.
Character
A distinctive American breed, the Chinook has a dignified demeanor, keen expression, and athletic build. This breed has a smooth and graceful movement and possesses a gregarious nature. Chinook's are a slow, maturing breed.
Temperament
The Chinook breed is loyal, intelligent, calm, and friendly. They are excellent with children, dogs, and other household pets. This breed is somewhat wary of unfamiliar surroundings and people, but is never aggressive or shy. Chinook's are reliable, versatile, dedicated, and patient. They make excellent workers and family companions. The Chinook breed is not recommended for watchdog purposes as they are not prone to bark. They are sensitive and do not do well if left alone for extended periods of time.
Care
The Chinook requires minimal grooming as the coat practically takes care of itself. Weekly brushing with a firm bristle brush will minimize loose and dead hair. Health problems associated with this breed include eye abnormalities, skin problems, hip dysplasia, seizures, and cryptorchidism.
Coat
The Chinook is a double coat breed. The outer coat is dense, coarse, of medium length, and lies close to the body. The under coat is soft and thick. The hair on the neck, chest, and tail is more profuse. The Chinook breed is a heavy shedder.
Training
The Chinook breed is intelligent and eager to please. Early socialization and obedience training are recommended. They do not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training must be done with respect, firmness, fairness, and consistency.
Activity
The Chinook is not recommended for apartment living. They do best with a securely fenced yard. Chinook's do not require an inordinate amount of exercise and are not considered an outdoor pet. This breed excels in carting, sled-pulling, packing, search and rescue, agility, and fly-ball.
Weight
Male: 70; Female: 55 lbs
Height
Male: 23-27; Female: 21-25 inches
Color(s)
Tawny to Reddish Gold
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2017

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How much do Chinook puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Chinook varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Chinook puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Chinooks sold is $0.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Chinook with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $0 upwards to $0 or even more for a Chinook with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Chinooks sold is $0.

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Annual cost of owning a Chinook puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Chinooks true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Anonymous asked:
How many pups are normally in a Chinook puppy litter?

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The average litter size for a Chinook dog is 5 - 7 puppies per litter.

Anonymous asked:
Which is the most common place in London to find a Chinook puppy?

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The Chinook breed is a rare breed of dog, it can be difficult to find a breeder in your area. The best way to find a reputable, responsible and knowledgeable breeder is to look at the UKC website.

Anonymous asked:
Is a Chinook easy to adopt or not?

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Anonymous

The Chinook is a rare breed of dog and is uncommon to find in a shelter. Going to a breeder is your best bet if you want one.

Anonymous

Considering the rarity of the breed, you might not find it in a shelter. You may be able to find one in rescue groups.

Anonymous asked:
Are Chinook's good therapy dogs with elderly and children?

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Any dog can be a therapy dog, but they must go through testing and training before being certified.

Anonymous asked:
Can Chinook's live in an apartment??

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Anonymous

Yes they can. I know this site says they can not. But I currently live in a first floor, spacious 2 bedroom apartment with 2 chinooks and they do just fine. As long as they go on a couple of decent walks a day or a large back yard that they can have access to, they will be fine.

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While it might be possible, it'd probably have to be a large apartment. Also, they're going to need sufficient exercise.

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Updated: 11/25/2017