Northern Inuit

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Size

Large

Life span

14 Years

Weight

50 Kg

Group

Hybrid Dogs

Northern Inuit Overview

This dog breed is highly intelligent and willing to train. They do have a tendency to be stubborn so will need a firm approach when training. Training needs to be consistent so they don’t get bored and destructive.

They’re an intelligent dog breed and do require a lot of attention. They are prone to developing separation anxiety if left alone for too long. They require a significant amount of exercise.

The weight of a male average around 80 to 110 pounds and for female 55 o 84 pounds.

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Northern Inuit Characteristics

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Size InformationExercise Needs
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Size InformationChild Friendly
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Size InformationApartment
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Size InformationShedding
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Size InformationGrooming Needs
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Size InformationBarking
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History & Origin

The Northern Inuit is a breed first developed in the UK back in the 1980s. The intention behind the development of the Nothern Inuit was to develop a dog that looked like a wolf. 


Northern Inuit Temperament

The Northern Inuit isn't suitable for a novice owner as they can be very stubborn and quick-witted. They require an experienced owner that can show them whos the leader and will not be taken advantage of. 

They can be primitive and are more difficult to train than other dog breeds. They make great companions provided they are trained correctly and from a young age. 

The Northern Inuit is very friendly and doesn't get aggressive to other dogs, which makes them a great household pet. 

 

Training

Traning should start straight away as they're prone to destructive behaviours and running rings around their owners if not trained correctly. They require a from but genre approach and any display of naughty behaviours must be addressed straight away before it becomes a problem.

The Northern Inuit is difficult to train and will take lots of patience and consistency to get it right. 

Grooming

The  Northern Inuit has a double coat which is very thick. They tend to shed throughout the year and they require regular brushing to remove dead hear and to prevent their fur from becoming matted and tangled. 

They need regular nail trimming, teeth brushing and cleaning of their ears and eyes. 

Health

The Northern Inuit Dog is relatively healthy but like other dog breeds is predisposed to certain health issues which include:

  • Cataracts
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Epilepsy

As they grow into their senior years, they require regular check-ups at the vets to ensure there are no underlying health conditions. 

Exercise

The Northern Inuit requires plenty of exercise on a daily basis. They should be taken for a walk twice a day for 60-80 minutes. They also require plenty of outdoor space for them to play and explore. 

The Nothern Inuit is very intelligent and therefore requires plenty of mental stimulation to prevent them from becoming bored and destructive. 

Children and other pets

The Northern Inuit tends to get on very well with children as they love to play and are very friendly. Playtime should always be supervised by a responsible adult. 

They also get on well with other dogs provided they are socialised at an early age and trained to stick to boundaries. 

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