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Chinook Dog

Are Chinchillas Good Pets? What You...
Are Chinchillas Good Pets? What You Need to Know

The Chinook is a large breed of sled dog developed in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, in the modern days they are a competitive multitasking dog that enjoys hiking, pulling a sled and other activities.

Chinook Appearance

The Chinook dog is a medium to large breed of dog, their head is more rectangular than the other sled dog. Their eyes are brown to amber in color, and their ears are dropped. The tail is a well-furred saber and not the usual brush or plume of Arctic breeds. They have a medium-length double-coat with a thick, soft undercoat and a coarse outer coat. Chinook’s tawny coat ranges from light honey to reddish-gold, they may have black markings on the inside corners of the eyes and dark tawny to black markings on the ears and muzzle. Outer hairs on the tail are sometimes black. Some Chinooks have buff markings on the cheeks, muzzle, throat, chest, breeches, toes, and belly. Like other breeds of dog, it is better to bathe and groom them as necessary, used the right shampoo and conditioner for their fur to make it soft, silky, and smell good. 

It is best to keep their dental hygiene and nail care properly too, periodontal disease is very common to dog whatever their size, brush their teeth several times a week to help remove tartar and bacteria and maintain the good condition of their teeth. Trim their nails once or twice a month to prevent injury in your dogs, long nails can also cause arthritis or other health concern in dogs. Short, neatly trimmed nails keep the feet in good condition and prevent our dog’s legs and our legs too from getting scratched when they excitedly jump up to greet us.

Dog Ear Infections is a common condition in dogs that can affect one or both ears, check their ears at least once to twice a week for redness or a bad odor it is the indication of Ear Infections. To prevent ear infections in dogs always make sure that it is clean, use a dog ear cleaner and gently wipe it using a cotton ball dampened with an ear cleaner to your dog’s ears.


Chinook is a well balanced and muscular breed of dog, they weigh around 25–41 kg for both males and females, but females are slightly lighter than males, their height is around 53–64 cm for females and 58–69 cm for males.

Chinook Personality

Chinook is a playful, sweet, loyal, and very affectionate dog ideal as a pet companion in the house. They may be reserved with strangers but should never appear shy or aggressive. They are very good playmates to children and very protective of them. They are smart and very intelligent and have an eagerness to please their owner which makes them easy to train and discipline.

Chinook Health

Chinook dog has an average life span of 13 to 15 years, They are generally healthy and don’t suffer from any known hereditary health problems, but like other breeds of dogs, they are also prone to some diseases. Not all of them will get any or all of these diseases but the following are the common diseases they can have.

Canine Eye Inflammation If your dog is suffering from eye inflammation in the outer skin and middle (muscle, connective tissue, and glands) of the eyes it is classified as Blepharitis, and if your dog is suffering from eye inflammation in the iris and ciliary body of the uvea of the eye it is classified as anterior uveitis, this may affect your dog’s vision and needs meditate veterinarian attention.
AllergiesIt is a misguided reaction to foreign substances by the body’s immune system of your dogs.
Ear InfectionsIt is a common canine health problem, and it can be caused by allergies, yeast, ear mites, bacteria, hair growth deep in the ear canal, and more.
Hip DysplasiaIt is an abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints.

How much is Chinook?

In buying to a legit Breeder you can expect to pay $800– $1000 to Chinook puppies.

The legit breeder puts a lot of effort into high quality and healthy breeding of dogs. They provide healthy Dog Foods, visit the Vet for check-ups, Vaccinations, Vitamins, and proper Grooming of the dogs. The breeder will coup up all the expenses he/she spent to provide a healthy breed to you so expect a little expensive.

Nowadays hundreds of thousands of dogs are being abandoned that’s why instead of buying I suggest you adopt! Support those in need give them love and a home to stay for the rest of their life.

Note:  The expenses of taking care of dogs do not end in buying one after you bought or adopt your dog you must provide their necessary needs, like visit vet once a year for their health check-up, complete and follow up vaccinations, foods and provide vitamins as their maintenance and the most important is time to play and cuddle with them, I think that’s the most affordable one, giving attention to them, proper care and lots of love from you…

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