AKK, Klee Kai, Miniature Alaskan Husky, Mini Husky
The Alaskan Klee Kai is a small version of a type of dog referred to as the Alaskan Husky, with a wedge-shaped head featuring a striking masked face, prick ears, and a double coat. The length of body is just slightly longer than the height. The tail is well-furred and curls over the back or to either side when the dog is alert or moving. The appearance of the Alaskan Klee Kai reflects the breed’s Northern heritage.
The most distinctive characteristic of the Alaskan Klee Kai is the facial mask, which must be clearly visible due to contrasting colors. The full face mask is the most desirable. The Alaskan Klee Kai is very curious, active, quick and agile. His loyalty and alertness make the Alaskan Klee Kai an excellent watchdog, who may be territorial despite his small size. While affectionate with family members, the Alaskan Klee Kai is reserved and cautious with strangers and in unfamiliar situations.
|Height||13-17.5 inches (33-42 cm)|
|Weight||10-23 pounds (4.3-10 kg)|
|Colors||White Black & White Red & White Gray & White|
|Good In Apartments||
Because of their size, these dogs can live in an apartment, but a house with at least a small yard is recommended.
|Good With Children||
Good with Kids: This is a suitable breed for kids and is known to be playful, energetic, and affectionate around them. It is also shy toward strangers.
|Good With Dogs||
|Good With Cats||
These dogs should be exercised regularly. They should be taken on long daily walks.
Moderately Easy Training: The Alaskan Klee Kai is an intelligent breed and is a fairly quick learner. The AKK requires a firm and consistent pack leader during training and would benefit greatly from obedience school. The breed has the propensity to develop “small dog syndrome', so it is imperative that the dog knows who's boss.
This breed sheds and should be combed and brushed on a regular basis. This breed is an average shedder.
Minimal Shedding: Recommended for owners who do not want to deal with hair in their cars and homes.