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Welcome to Intervale Chinooks
Our kennel takes its name from Birch Intervale, the New Hampshire sled dog training grounds for Arthur Walden's Chinook dogs.
Our Chinooks are our constant companions - creative and comical, easy keepers, and easy to love.
Chinook Dogs are canine family companions who like to keep busy:
Chinook activities include sledding, trialing in obedience, rally, agility, herding, lure coursing, scent work, showing in the conformation ring, biking, swimming, and hiking out on desolate mountain trails.
A Chinook's favorite pastime? Cuddling on the couch with their family!
Intervale Coyote RE BN OAP OJP CGC TKN RATI
Last updated: February 19, 2018
Some of the Intervale gang: Otie, Belle and Franklin
New England Chinook Breeder: Enjoying our 23th year breeding and loving our comical, sweet, entertaining, busy Chinooks. Visit Intervale Chinooks for all things Chinook!
Intervale Chinooks: Honey, Ursa, Claire, Crystal, Otie, Franklin and Kat
Thank you for visiting Intervale Chinooks and please visit our other pages where we share information and photos for the new owner, for Chinook history buffs, Chinook puppy enthusiasts, Chinook breeders, and Chinook health and training tips.
Intervale Chinooks and Performance Titles
Some firsts for the Chinook Breed
UKC CH Intervale Coyote RE BN OAP OJP CGC TDN RATI: Otie was the first (non-ILP) Chinook to earn the Rally Excellent title and to title in Barn Hunt (RATI).
Intervale Claire de Lune CD RE BN NJP NAP CGCA TDN: Claire was the first Chinook to earn a Beginner Novice title.
AKC CH Intervale's Riverstone Beltaine CD ACT2 CAA BN RE CGCA TDN: Belle is the first Chinook to earn a Coursing Ability Title and a Coursing Ability Advanced title, and most recently the ACT1 and ACT2 agility test titles and Trick Dog Novice title!
As of June 2017, AKC CH Intervale Little Jazz CGC CA NTD is ranked the No.1 AKC CAT Fast Chinook!
We support canine health screens on our Chinooks. Look for Intervale Chinooks listed on the CHIC and OFA canine health websites. Frisco, Kali, Katherine, Crystal, Ursa, Claire, Franklin, Belle and Jazzy all have their CHIC's as do other family members. (Link to Chinooks listed on CHIC.)
Over the last 22 years, our Chinooks have participated in multiple genetic research studies on the Chinook. If you are looking for a Chinook, ask the breeder what health screens they participate in-this is important!
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Learn what Intervale owners have to say about their Chinooks!
Chinook Breed's 1st AKC Breeder of Merit
Intervale Chinooks: Happy Sled Dog Sisters Honey, Kat, Crystal and Ursa
We are honored to be the first Chinook Breeder officially recognized as a Breeder of Merit by the American Kennel Club. "The AKC® is proud to recognize AKC Breeder of Merit participants who are dedicated to breeding beautiful purebred dogs whose appearance, temperament, and ability are true to their breed. These accomplished breeders are the heart of the AKC."
Chinooks love to keep busy and ours are no exception. Unlike some other busy breeds, the Chinook has a reliable "off switch", and Chinooks are masters at cuddling on the couch with family.
UKC CH Intervale Claire de Lune CD BN RE NJP NAP TKN CGCA
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