The little white wonder dogs who performed various chores around Midwestern farms, and later charmed audiences under the circus big top, are today sought out by pet owners looking for versatile, fun-loving companions.
Care and Health
A thorough brushing two or three times a week will remove dead hairs before they can be shed, as well as help to prevent matting. Eskie’s ears should be checked weekly to remove debris and avoid a buildup of wax, and the dog’s teeth should be brushed regularly.
America’s most famous performing dog of the 1930s was Pierre, an Eskie tightrope walker with the Barnum & Bailey Circus.
The American Eskimo Dog makes a beautiful, active companion for a household of one person or for a large family.
Neither shy nor aggresive, Eskies are always alert and friendly, though a bit conservative when making new friends.
Size small, short Fur,
sheds a lot,