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Last dogs of winter

Today I finally had the chance to watch the movie “Last dogs of winter” and I thought I had to share my impressions about it with the Canadian Inuit Dogs lovers. The movie has a good photography and the location is absolutely charming, that kind of wild nature that both amazes and scares you at […]

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Tuktu and his Eskimo Dog

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 […]

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Documentary: “Qimmiq, Canada’s Arctic dog”

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 […]

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Crufts 2012

Crufts¬†is an annual international Championship¬†conformation show¬†for¬†dogs¬†organised and hosted by the¬†Kennel Club, currently held every March at the¬†National Exhibition Centre¬†(NEC) in¬†Birmingham, England. It is the largest annual dog show in the world, as declared by¬†Guinness World Records, and lasts four days. Here’s the 2012 results¬†for the Canadian Eskimo Dogs. It’s very good that this breed starts […]