An all-purpose working dog full of heart and mellow sweetness.

Vital Stats

Height: 21 to 27 inches at shoulder
Weight: 55 to 70 pounds
Coat: tawny and thick
Life span: 12 to 15 years

Summary
Created in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Chinook made his name on Admiral Byrd’s first Antarctic expedition in 1928.

These days he’s a multipurpose dog who’s happy hiking, competing in agility and other dog sports, pulling a sled or other conveyance, and playing with the kids. Full Chinook profile on DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Vigor:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Average:
3.2 out of 5 stars (3.2 / 5)