Stamps on Canadian Dogs – 1988

Canada issued a set of four 37 cents se-tenant stamps on Canadian Dogs . The dogs featured are

Tahlton Bear Dog – Indigenous Dog Breed of Canada , now extinct.

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever- Medium sized gundog primarily bred for hunting. Alert, high energy dog with a life span on 10-14 years.

Canadian Eskimo Dog – Arctic breed of working dog. Affectionate, loyal ,brave and alert dog now threatened with extinction . Only 300 purebred dogs are there as per 2018 estimates.

Newfoundland Dog – Large working dog with origins in Newfoundland and labrador. Life expectancy of 8-10 years.

Date of Issue 26 Aug 1988    Print – 3,960,000

Canadian Dogs