We are pretty sure that Canada is a country that loves dogs. As a snowy environment and people mostly need companions, they select dogs as pets and friends. In history dogs was hosted by indigenous population as a god companion, guarding and working in transportation.
According to archaeological studies, the first dogs arrived in the Americas around 12,000 years ago. The Inuit dogs called Canadian Eskimo dogs are considered of the rarest breeds in Canada, and the oldest in history. Inuit relied on them for transportation.
7 Common loved dogs in Canada
- Golden retriever
Golden retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds. It is friendly, intelligent and tolerant dog to qualify being great family pets. He or she has excellent performance in retrieving game for hunters, and as a service dog. Therefore, this dog breed is easy to train and is good with families especially kids. Life span 10 – 12 years and weight 25 – 34 kg.
Cocker spaniel are dogs originated from two breeds, the American and the English cocker spaniel. The dog is famous for hunting small birds. Life span is around 11-12 years and weight from 11 – 14 kg.
This dog is friendly companion and very helpful in working as it was famous historically in helping fishermen. Life expectancy from 10 – 14 years and weight 29 – 36 kg depending on breed and gender.
This dog breed is small size like a toy of no more than seven pounds, has silky long hair. This dog is of long live and low allergenic with life span of 13 – 16 years and weight 2 – 3.5 Kg.