Registration: All Chinook dogs are registrable with the United Canine Association and eligible to participate in all UCA sanctioned dog shows and events.
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The United Canine Association recognized and began recording registration for the Chinook in 2002.
Breed Characteristics: The Chinook should give the impression of an intelligent, alert, powerful and athletic dog. The Chinook is a true working sled dog that posses a solid, well-muscled frame that is well balanced proportionately.
Country of Origin: The Chinook is a distinctly North American breed.
Original Purpose: The Chinook is a true working sled dog.
Sled and companion dog.
Weight: Chinook dogs are 65 - 85 pounds in weight.
Height: The Chinook is usually 21 - 25 inches tall at the shoulders.
Coat: The Chinook has a double coat that is medium in length. The outer coat of the Chinook dog is close fitting and course in texture. The Chinook's under coat is dense and soft.
Color: The preferred color a tawny or a light honey color with some black markings. Dark markings around the eye area is sought-after, as well as dark markings on the ears and muzzle.
Temperament: The Chinook is calm, eager to please, and has a friendly, even temperament. Chinooks typically are not aggressive towards other dogs, but they may be reserved around strangers.
With Children: The Chinook is an outstanding family companion that
Other Pet Compatibility: Chinook dogs love to interact with other dogs.
Trainability: The Chinook is a true working dog that responds well to proper training. Training should be done at an early age. The Chinook dog requires a patient but firm training method.
Activity Level: The Chinook has a tremendous energy level but can be calm indoors. The Chinook is a breed that loves the outdoors and greatly enjoys all types of outdoor activities.
Life Expectancy: The Chinook dog lives an average life span of 10 - 13 years.