Alaskan Husky

origin-iconOrigin:  United States

group-iconDog Breed Group: Sled Dog

life-iconLife Span: 10-13 years

weight-iconWeight: 38 to 50 pounds

height-iconHeight: 20-24 inches

Origin of Name:   The Alaskan Husky is a sled dog bred for working ability, not looks or pedigree.

Alaskan Husky Dog Breed
SizeTemperamentSheddingDroolingMonthly keeping cost
Medium Zero
Hair Everywhere
8000 2500

About Alaskan Husky

  • Life Span*10-13 years
  • Getting a puppy homeExpensive
  • Popularity
    Star Super star
  • Availability
    Rare Easy to get

The Alaskan Husky is basically the Siberian Husky on steroids. These folks were reproduced from Siberian Huskies to make a more physical and hardworking Husky. Contrasted with their Siberian siblings, the Alaskan Husky is bigger, leaner, and has more prominent perseverance. These are joyful canines that adore everybody.


This considerable and outdoor canine breed was developed in Alaska where he was reared for sled pulling and sled racing. Alaskan Huskies are a blend of numerous canine breeds including the Siberian Husky, German Shepherd, Inuit Husky, Border Collie etc. They were reproduced to be working canines so their appearance has not been viewed as very significant.

General Appearance

Alaskan Huskies look very much like Siberian Huskies in appearance. Males range from 40 to 60 pounds and females at aboute3 35 to 48 pounds. Since the Alaskan Husky is more an overall classification than exactly a breed, it comes in any tone and any pattern of markings.

Pros - Cons
This breed is a very friendly dog breed and they easily adapt to major lifestyle changes. Also they have little to average weight gain potential.
This breed is not very trainable and they also tend to have frequent health issues. This breed is not apartment friendly

The gestation period in lasts for 60-64 days

The primary period of the reproductive cycle of the female is called Proestrus and goes on for around 9 days. During this time the females begin to draw in males. The subsequent part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive to the male. It goes on for around 3 to 11 days. The third part is the Diestrus. Usually, it happens around day 14. In this period the bitch's discharge changes for distinctive red and reaching its end. The vulva gets back to average, and she will no longer allow mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time span between heat periods ordinarily keeps going around a half year. The litter size ranges between 6 to 8 puppies at a time.

Alaskan Husky Grooming

Alaskan Husky Training

Alaskan Husky Nutrition

A healthy and sound Alaskan Husky ought to have an eating routine that incorporates fruits, vegetables, meat, and fish, particularly salmon. These canines will take well to the fish, which is the thing that many sled canines in Alaska eat. ... Give him 3 to 4 cups of dry canine food split into two suppers. Your canine ought to likewise have fresh water all the time.

Alaskan Husky Exercise

These canines are fun loving and amazingly dynamic, so they need a great deal of vivacious exercise every day. They likewise need a great deal of mental incitement as a result of their intelligence. The Alaskan Husky requires at any rate an hour of activity consistently.

Alaskan Husky Health

This breed tends to have frequent health issues which is why it is essential to be in touvh with your vet at all time. Few thinghs you must get your Alaskan Husky checked for are -

  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Laryngeal Paresis
  • Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)