Northern Inuits double as direwolves in HBO series “Game of Thrones”

-There are no direwolves south of the Wall.
-Now there are five.
“―Robb Stark and Jon Snow (before finding runt of the litter, Ghost, making six)[

For fans who have watched the blockbuster HBO fantasy series “Game of Thrones”, have you wondered where they got those adorable and fluffy direwolves in the show? 


They were in reality Northern Inuit breed, which is a relatively new dog breed founded in the 1980s by U.K. breeder Edwina “Eddie” Harrison. Experts claim that these dogs are actually a mix of several rescue dogs of unknown origins, along with the Alaskan Malamute, German Shepherd and Siberian Husky. The result was a dog breed that is not only exquisitely beautiful; these pooches have great temperaments and make wonderful pets, provided that they are adopted by the right people.

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