The Chinook: NH’s Official Dog!

Harnessing History: On the Trail of New Hampshire’s State Dog, the Chinook.

This program looks at how dog sledding developed in New Hampshire and how the Chinook played a major role in this story. Explaining how man and his relationship with dogs won out over machines on several famous polar expeditions, Bob Cottrell covers the history of Arthur Walden and his Chinooks, the State Dog of New Hampshire. Cottrell will be accompanied by his appropriately named Chinook, Tug.

Saturday, November 4 at 1:00 pm.

Presented by Bob Cottrell and NH Humanities.

Suggested ages 8 and up

Secure your spot for this fascinating look at the history of this rare and historic dog and meet one up close – REGISTER HERE!


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