Do Alaskan Klee Kai dogs bark a lot?
They “talk back” and howl, but are not excessive barkers. Occasionally, a klee kai will be people-shy. This temperament is considered undesirable and dogs with this temperament are neutered. Klee kai need a moderate amount of exercise.
How much do Alaskan Klee Kai puppies cost?
On average, an Alaskan Klee Kai puppy costs between $1,500 and $3,000 USD. With a litter size of between 1 and 5 per litter, and only a few recognized breeders, you may struggle to find a puppy quickly.
What is the difference between a Klee Kai and a Pomsky?
The biggest difference between Alaskan Klee Kai and Pomskies are Alaskan Klee Kai are purebred dogs. A Pomsky is a mixed dog resulting from the breeding of a Pomeranian and a Siberian Husky. Pomskies, on the other hand, aren’t a breed so aren’t recognised by the AKC or UKC.
How often should you bathe Alaskan Klee Kai?
As far as bathing goes, your Klee Kai probably won’t need a bath any more frequently than every three or four months. More frequent bathing may dry out their skin.
How old does a Klee Kai dog have to be?
The klee kai is assessed at eight months old and spayed or neutered if the dog has any disqualifying faults. Like all Huskies, the klee kai has a double coat. They come in a variety of colors including black and white, gray and white, wolf gray and white, red and white and all white. All white, if not an albino, is the only solid color allowed.
Why was the Alaskan Klee Kai breed name changed?
In 1995 the breed name was changed to Alaskan Klee Kai to avoid political conflict. This dog comes in three sizes: Although there are three weight classes of Alaskan Klee Kai, it is unsure why, it is entirely possible to get all three sizes in a single litter; this is unique to the dog world!
How much Kibble does an Alaskan Klee Kai need?
The Alaskan Klee Kai needs around 1 cup of high quality kibble each day. This may vary slightly depending on the size of your dog, larger dogs may need larger meals. A good rule of thumb is to use 30 to 40 calories per pound of body weight to determine your dog’s kibble requirements (e.g. a 20lb dog needs around 600 calories a day).
When do Alaskan Klee Kai begin to walk?
Alaskan Klee Kai Breed Development Dog Age Development Milestone 2-3 Weeks Eyes/ears open, begins walking 2 Months Old enough to be separated from mother, 3 Months Can begin exercising; vaccinations/de-wo 5 Months Adult coat growing in; adolescent period
Is the Alaskan Klee Kai a good pet?
Because they are clever, no pocket pet will be safe from them. Klee kai make excellent watchdogs, but their size precludes them from being guard dogs. They accept family members and strangers, if introduced by the owner. They are hardy dogs with winter coats, but should not be left outdoors.
Where did the Alaskan Klee Kai come from?
As a newer dog breed, the Alaskan Klee Kai has a very detailed recording of its origin. In the mid 1970s an Alaskan woman named Linda Spurlin came across what looked like a small version of a Siberian Husky in Oklahoma. Immediately drawn to this unique dog, Spurlin returned to Alaska and began trying to recreate the dog into a new breed.
When do Klee Kai pups reach full maturity?
Socially, Klee Kai pups develop steadily: they reach adolescence at about five months, sexual maturity at about nine months, and full mental maturity by 15 months (though some may retain their puppylike behavior for a few additional months). For specific milestones in Klee Kai development, see the chart below.
When to take care of an Alaskan Klee Kai?
In terms of shedding and drooling, care needed for these dogs is moderate overall. Alaskan Klee Kai shedding is fair for most of the year, but heavier during the spring and fall shedding seasons; drooling isn’t much of an issue.