Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 American Eskimo Dog Introduction Biological Data Introduction General informationThe American Eskimo did not descend from working sled dogs, but has been bred mainly for companionship.In the early 1900s, the American Eskimo Dog was particularly popular with circus performers, and even performed tricks such as tightrope walking!This breed makes a great companion, having a loving, intelligent, and generally friendly temperament.Requires regular grooming, as it has a thick, double coat that is particularly dense around the neck (more so in dogs). Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsOther sources of informationBeynon B.The Complete American Eskimo. Howell. ISBN 0876050135. Organisation(s)Visit theKennel Clubwebsite to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs -www.thekennelclub.org.uk/item/480.Visit theAmerican Kennel Clubwebsite to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs -www.akc.org/clubs/search.National American Eskimo Dog Association -www.americaneskimo.com.