The Chinook is a tawny colored dog, with shades ranging from red to silver or fawn. Chinooks are calm, eager to please, and friendly. They can be dignified and reserved with people they don't know. But highly intelligent and loyal. The breed gained recognition on Admiral Byrd’s first Antarctic expedition in 1928. They are multipurpose dog who’s happy hiking, competing in agility and other dog sports, pulling a sled, and playing with kids.
Common Health Conditions
- Some Chinooks may develop chronic gastrointestinal problems such as diarrhea, constipation, or vomiting.
- Spondylosis deformans is a degenerative, noninflammatory condition of the spinal column characterized by the production of bone spurs along the bottom, sides, and upper aspects of the vertebrae of the spine.
- Support your dog’s general health and wellbeing, with a daily supplement for vitality.