American Eagle Dog Breed Photos, Characteristics, and Facts

The American Eagle Dog is a mixed breed, so they don’t have a history like their own breed. Both parent breeds, however, are well known and loved. Beagles became popular in England very early in the breed’s history. Extremely small beagles, called Glove Beagles, were popular from the 1300s to the 1500s. They would have been small enough to be held in a gloved hand. There is also mention of Singing Beagles, named after their bugle voices. The American Kennel Club and the first Beagle specialty club were both founded in 1884. The same year, the AKC began registering Beagles. From there, their popularity in hunting grew. Although this breed is energetic and driven, they can make wonderful pets with the right sense of care. The true origin of the American Eskimo Dog is unknown. What is known is that in the United States, small white Spitz-type dogs are commonly found in German immigrant communities. These dogs were most likely descended from whites Keeshondenor great white Pomeranians. They became known collectively as the “American Spitz”. The American Eskimo Dog was a popular performer in the many circuses traveling across the United States during the 19th century. In 1917 the American Spitz was renamed the American Eskimo Dog, although today little is known about why this change was made. The American Eskimo Dog Club of America was founded in 1985, and in 1995 the American Kennel Club recognized the breed in the non-sporting group. This breed was primarily used for entertainment in the past, and that hasn’t changed. These clumsy companions continue to amuse.