Alaskan Klee Kai
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Alaskan Klee Ka

Developed to create a miniature dog Alaska Husky

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Historia del Alaskan Klee Kai:

Breed of dog “Klee Kai” derived language Athabaskan, which means “small dog”. The breed was developed to create a dog miniature of the Alaska Husky (a mixed breed dog used for bobsled run), resulting in a strong intelligent dog, with a look that reflects his heritage of the North.

The breed was developed in Wasilla, Alaska, United States, in the middle of the Decade of 1970 by Linda S. Spurlin, After that she observed the result of an accidental mating of a Alaskan Husky and a small unknown dog.

The breed was developed together with the Siberian Husky, with the Schipperke and the American Eskimo, to reduce the size without dwarfism. She raised these dogs in private until released them to the public in 1988.

It was originally called “Klee Kai“, The race was consolidated with the new name Alaskan Klee Kai in the year 2002, It was officially recognized by the American Rare Breed Association (ARBA) in 1995 and by the United Kennel Club (UKC) the 1 in January of 1997.

Physical characteristics of the Alaskan Klee Kai:

Its weight varies between the 4,3 and 18 kg., Depending on the variety, the standard, the miniature and the Toy.

The appearance of the Alaska Klee Kai North reflects the heritage of the race.
The most distinctive feature of the breed is the facial mask, which must be clearly visible due to the contrast of colors.

The head, wedge of broad-based, It should be free of wrinkles, proportional to the size of the body.
Length snout It should be equal or slightly less than the length of the skull. The lower mandible It is strong but not outgoing. The bite scissors.

The eyes They are medium-sized and can be any color or combination of colors. The almond-shaped eyes are the most desirable.
The ears upright, triangular-shaped, extremely mobile and sensitive to sounds.

The neck It is of medium length, arched and proudly erect when the dog stands. When jogging, It extends the neck so that the head is carried slightly forward.

Seen from the front, the Paws they are straight, parallel, spaced and moderately separated.

The rump It is wide and very slightly sloping.

The hair feet It can be trimmed between the pads and around the outer edges of the feet. All the Spurs must be removed. The tail should be well furred, You can hang when the dog is relaxed or in unfamiliar situations.

The fur It is twofold and of sufficient length to give an appearance reminiscent of Alaskan Husky. The inner layer is smooth, dense and of sufficient length to support the outer layer.

It should move smoothly and effortlessly by walking, Agility inherited from their ancestors in the Arctic.

Character and abilities of the Alaskan Klee Kai:

Very curious, Active, fast, agile. His loyalty and its state of permanent alert, They make this race an excellent guard dog. They can be territorial, Despite its small size. If well affectionate with family members, It reserved and cautious with strangers and in unfamiliar situations. It is important to socialize at every opportunity to prevent rejection of the unknown.

Small dogs usually do not like people to invade your space and Alaska Kai Klee is no exception. Neither likes him they grip or tironeen, something that young children often do.

When the Alaska Kai Klee he meets a new person (a friend or your cousin who has been 100 times), side will not fail his shyness. You will need to get to the level of the dog, kneeling you and offering you the back of your hand so that you olfateé. If this goes well, That's great, You can try to scratch under the Chin, This usually they like and not what they interpreted as a threat. If this goes well, then a touch behind the ears, probably the next time that you see, already you accept as a friend.

Are pack animals, and will include human beings or other breeds of dogs as members of their herd.

It is a very brave race He will not hesitate to confront larger dogs, If you feel that a member of his herd is in danger. No dog big enough to intimidate a Alaska Kai Klee. The biggest cause of death in this breed is by fighting with other dogs and abuses in the street.

Very Smart and with lots of energy. In addition, do not mature fully unless they have around 2 years of age. Those first 2 years, the task is to keep free from boredom and therefore avoid destruction by your young pet valuables. They love to dig and chew and may annihilate in a short time the garden that you have cultivated so carefully. They are also excellent climbers and divers.

It can also be very barking, to the point of being unpleasant. They are very vocal when they have something to say and are usually very outgoing in general in such cases. If you have been out of sight during 10 minutes or several hours, You can already be prepared for some good 5-10 minutes which will put you abreast of everything what you missed, While were out of sight.

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Dogs breeds: Alaskan Klee Kai

Type and recognitions:

  • Nordic group
  • UKC, ARBA, CKC, NKC, APRI, ACR, DRA

Alternative names

    1. Alaskan Klee Kai, Klee Kai, Miniature Alaskan Husky, Mini Husky (English).

    2. Alaskan Klee Kai (French).

    3. Alaskan Klee Kai (German).

    4. Alaskan Klee Kai, Klee Kai (Portuguese).

    5. Alaskan Klee Kai, Klee Kai (Spanish).

Alaskan Husky
Nordic Sledge Dogs - Estados Unidos

Alaskan Husky

Alaskan - Autor de la foto: siva_lovehorses (flickr).

The Alaskan Husky is an athletic dog and generally healthy, specializes in sledding.

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Alaskan Husky history

Classified not as much as canine race as a type or category of dog. There are no fixed characteristics of pedigree, but rather for the purpose, it is to be a very efficient sled dog.

The origin of this dog is Alaska and Canada. These fully domesticated dogs came thousands of years ago. Today, the Alaskan sled dogs They can be crossed, type Husky, or a combination of several. They also vary in size and Constitution based on the use of the dog, to compete or work.

Sled drivers usually distinguish between Alaskan Husky and crossbreeding, in an informal way, so it is possible that this type of dog has a degree of appearance of wolffish.

Most of the Alaskan Husky have pointed ears, qualifying, in fact, as spitz type dogs.

There are some specializations within this type, as the Mackenzie River Husky or the MALAMUTE, the Alaskan of Sprint as the Eurohound, or distance.

It must be borne in mind that in sledge racing championships, These dogs can come with loaded sledges to the 30 km/h and runs for three days at a rate of between 30 a 50 km daily.

The Alaskan They are valued for their toughness and resistance. They earn an average speed of 31 km/h.

Alaskan Husky physical characteristics

This type of dogs, at least those that are used to speed racing, are of moderate size, with an average 21 a 25 kg for the males and 17 a 19 kg for the females.

The eyes They can be any color, many are blue. The eyes blues are not considered an essential feature of this race. The fur It has two layers, short hair and of medium length, Although not much, and usually less dense than pure breed of the North, the length of the shortest layer is governed by the need for an effective heat dissipation during races.

Athletic and generally, healthy. Its Life expectancy is usually between 10 a 15 years.

Character and skills

They tend to vary greatly in personality both in colour and appearance. However, in general terms, They are very affectionate dogs, to live with other dogs and humans.

These dogs they are not suited to a lifestyle of urban apartments, that they need a constant source of exercise, and because of its incredible resistance, It seems that they never tire. It is an adventurous and tends to be very quiet in the car rides. These dogs are happy to live outside or inside the home of its owners, But if he leaves out, It is not recommended if you have a perfect lawn, are amateur digging wells

His hair tends to be self-cleaned just like a Mally or a Siberian Husky, which is why they need less frequent baths, In addition, they do not usually smell. They have a season of hair shedding in the spring and, Unlike in the Siberians, Malamutes or German shepherds, they may not leave large quantities of hair around the House all year round.

Nothing is impossible obstacles to this type of dogs, that they tend to go up to almost two metres away the sitting position. Although swimming is not your Forte, they tend to show any resistance or fear of the water and you can train and motivate them to make them good swimmers. Usually very good vision and sense of smell, which it makes them very good hunters.

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Alaskan Husky Ratings

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed “Alaskan Husky” you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

Adaptation ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Dog friendly ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Hair loss ⓘ

4.0 rating
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Affection Level ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Exercise Needs ⓘ

2.0 rating
2 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Social Needs ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Apartment ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Grooming ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Stranger Friendly ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Barking Tendencies ⓘ

4.0 rating
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Health Issues ⓘ

2.0 rating
2 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Territorial ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Cat Friendly ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

intelligence ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

versatility ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Child Friendly ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Watchdog Ability ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Playfulness ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Type and recognitions:

  • Nordic Sledge Dogs
  • They are not recognized by the AKC, nor by the FCI

Alternative names

    1. Alaskan Husky (English).
    2. Alaskan Husky, Alaskan (French).
    3. Alaskan Husky (German).
    4. Alaskan Husky (Portuguese).
    5. Alaskan Husky (Spanish).

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