The Eskifon is a hybrid between a American Eskimo and a Brussels Griffon. Country of Origin: Eskifons originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Eskifon is a exceptional family companion. Breed Characteristics: The Eskifon is alert, cheerful, independent, and courageous. They tend to be very intelligent and trainable. The Eskifon is great with people and other pets. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Eskifon is 10 - 13 years.