American Eskimo dog

noun
variants: less commonly

American Eskimo Dog

or

American Eskimo

Definition of American Eskimo dog

  1. :  any of a breed of small or medium-sized dogs developed in the U.S. from the spitz type that have a thick white coat, erect triangular ears, and a tail densely covered with long hair The breed usually makes a good pet, and adult American Eskimo dogs grow no larger than 25 to 30 pounds each. — Robert Kelly, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 8 Feb. 1999 The American Eskimo Dog is intelligent, alert and friendly, although slightly conservative. — The Complete Dog Book, 19th edition, 1997 American Eskimos are recognized for their endless reserves of energy and guard-dog instincts, and amid all the hubbub of a dog show, she is easily distracted. — Jeremy Brown, Corpus Christi Caller-Times, 11 Feb. 2002

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First Known Use of american eskimo dog

1935


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