The words "Klee Kai" come from an Inuit term meaning "small dog," which is appropriate for this breed that is a smaller version of its Husky ancestors. The breed is relatively new and comes from Alaska where it was developed to be a companion dog, rather than a working sled dog.
An experienced, active owner who wants to invest time in training this loyal and intelligent companion. Anyone who would love a husky, but does not have the space - or a sled!
Inexperienced owners or anyone with a busy lifestyle - unless you plan to take them along for the ride - as they do not like being left home alone. Can be aloof around strangers.
Average size - could pick up if you had to in an emergency
High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!
There she blows. Dense undercoat that could stuff a mattress when you start combing it out.
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HOW IT WORKS
The first step in responsible dog ownership
Find a suitable breed
Use our breed explorer to find a suitable breed based on your needs. Search by keyword or any of our breed traits including size, exercise need, and lifespan to name a few.
Join a breed waiting list
Once we’ve found one or more prospective matches, we’ll ask you to arrange a zoom call to talk through your application with one of our dog experts.
Talk to a Tailwise expert
Complete an application for your breed choice(s) in just a few easy steps. You’ll be be notified when a potential match is found and we’re ready to review your application.
Match with a breeder
Upon completing your introduction call a breeder will review your application. If successful you’ll be able to arrange a meeting and be accepted onto their waiting list. A Tailwise fee of £95 (excl. VAT) will be due at the point you pay a deposit.