Alaskan Klee Kai

Non-KC Pedigree, Small-Medium

Fluff monster

Not good for first time owners

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.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

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!

Not the best for ...

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.

Aliases

None

Cross between

None

Origin

United States

Size

Small-Medium
You could pick them up if you had to in an emergency.

Exercise Needs

High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!

Coat

Double trouble!
There she blows. Dense undercoat that could stuff a mattress when you start combing it out.

Shedding

Fluff monster
Buy shares in Dyson - tell people you are wearing mohair if embarrassed

Life expectancy

15 years

Good first dog?

No

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