The type of dog used in the 2009 film "The Proposal" was a white American Eskimo dog. The dog, Kevin, was actually played by four different dogs, Nanu, Flurry, Sitka and Winter. Flurry was a particular favorite among the cast and crew during filming, according to People.
American Eskimo dogs are known for their protectiveness of home and owner, obedience and intelligence. The breed sports a bright white coat that has a double layer. The undercoat is short and dense while the outer coat is long and fluffy. American Eskimo dogs also have jet black points at the nose, ears and lips.