A small view of the standard



The TAIL is large and bushy and generally carried up or curled over the back. Mature Bitches may on occasion carry their tail down. Correct Angulations

Correct Angulations

The Eskimos dogs head should be broad and wedge shaped. The muzzle is tapered and medium length. Eyes are small, wide spaced and place obliquely in the head. The EARS are short, thick and have a slightly rounded end. They are carried erect, turned forward and are covered with dense short hair

The HIPS on the Eskimo dog appear as pronounced and bony as the spine, and are about the same height as the withers. the legs will be very muscular with the thigh being carried well down towards the hock. The STIFLES are well bent

The Hind feet are similar in design to the front but slightly longer. From the rear the legs will appear straight with the HOCKS turning neither in or out.

Stifles are to Straight



Disqualifications: Blue eyes, dewclaws on the rear legs, floppy ear, the exception being battle torn ears; clipping or altering the coat by sissoring; no evidence at all of a curled or upright tail in male dogs (recognizing that a tail may occasionally be kept down as a sign of subordination or stress); excessive undershot or overshot jaw Special


AKC: Not recognized
ARBA: Spitz & Primitive Breeds
CKC: Group 3 - Working Dogs
TKC: Working Dogs
UKC: Northern FCI: Not recognized
ANKC: Not recognized