Alaskan Klee Kai Bio


The Alaskan Klee Kai is a relatively new breed that looks like a smaller version of the Siberian Husky, and even the name “Klee Kai” comes from an Inuit term meaning “small dog.” While Alaskan Klee Kais resemble larger Husky breeds, they have some key differences, especially when it comes to temperament, that distinguish it from its ancestor working class dogs of the north. This breed is more suited to the life of a companion, though the Alaskan Klee Kai shares the high energy of the Huskies and demands plenty of exercise Alaskan Klee Kais are loving, loyal, sweet and enjoy giving their owners affection.


The Alaskan Klee Kai was developed in Alaska in the early 1970s. They are energetic and intelligent, you can see their northern heritage in their appearance. However, unlike the Siberian Husky, the Alaskan Klee Kai were bred as companion dogs rather than sled dogs.


There are three coat colors recognized as the breed standard which are include red and white, black and white, or gray and white, though solid white Alaskan Klee Kais have also been seen.



The Alaskan Klee Kai is an intelligent and curious breed. The breed is known to be loving to it's family while at times staying aloof from strangers.


Barks If Necessary


The puppy behavior information was sourced by consolidating various breed data found on the internet. Every puppy is unique and may have different behaviors


Adaptability to apartment living

Good for novice owners

Tolerates being alone

Tolerates cold weather

Exercise needs

Energy level

Exercise needs




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