The snow has finally began to fall around Churchill, Manitoba and the cold Arctic temperatures will soon take over bringing people out with their hats, mitts and scarves. This type of Arctic weather is just what a Canadian Eskimo Dog puppy loves and they are very accustomed to it from the day that they are born.
The fur on the face of this puppy has snow stuck to the ends as they love to roll around and rub their face on the cold Arctic landscape. The more that it snows, then the more at home a Canadian Eskimo Dog feels as they can survive the harshest winter storms and trek across some of the worst terrain known.
People in the Arctic areas of Canada have been using the Canadian Eskimo Dog as a means of transportation for over 2000 years. This made travel for the Inuit people easier which was an important part of their everyday life as well the dogs helped them on hunting excursions.
Many breeders still exist throughout the Arctic, trying to keep the Canadian Eskimo Dog from vanishing from existence. Each puppy that is born is a welcoming sight and if they have all the characteristics that a full bred Canadian Eskimo dog should have, the work of the breeder has been a success. More and more people are keeping these dogs as household pets but if they are not raised properly, then this will put a strain on the behavioral traits of this species of dog.
The Canadian Eskimo Dog is a very important part to the Canadian Heritage and everyone is trying to keep this part of our history alive and well.
Canadian Eskimo Dog puppies, Canis familiaris, in the town of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/4.0, exposure time of 1/400 sec. on ISO 400, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 300mm.
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