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Alaskan-type Husky

Alaskan-type Husky

The Alaskan Husky is an intelligent, athletic working dog, best known for its athletic performance in sled dog racing. Alaskan Huskies share similarities with the Siberian Husky and the Alaskan Malamute.

Illustration courtesy of the Swedish Kennel Club

About the Alaskan Husky

While they are not a recognized breed, the Alaskan Husky is a type of dog, sometimes referred to as “Alaskan-type Huskies.” The Alaskan Husky was bred from the Siberian Husky for its working ability. Today, it is one of the most common sled dogs in the world. It shares similarities in appearance and temperament with the Siberian Husky and Alaskan Malamute.

The Alaskan Husky is a very intelligent, energetic dog that requires a lot of exercise. Alaskan Huskies are medium-sized dogs, weighing 35 to 60 pounds. These athletic dogs are best suited to environments where they can have active lifestyles. They thrive on socialization and don’t like to be alone.

Alaskan-Type Huskies on Embark

Explore some Embark dogs that share Alaskan-type Husky ancestry.

  • Charlie

    Charlie

    Floki

    Floki

    Roco

    Roco

    Bo

    Bo

  • Zuma

    Zuma

    Belle Ginette

    Belle Ginette

    Caine

    Caine

    Jack Daniels

    Jack Daniels

  • Wasali

    Wasali

    Ernest

    Ernest

    Thor

    Thor

    Mukwa

    Mukwa

Favorite Names

For Male

  1. Koda
  2. Bear
  3. Odin
  4. Charlie
  5. Cooper
  6. Jack
  7. Goose
  8. Jax
  9. Kenai
  10. Loki

For Female

  1. Luna
  2. Nova
  3. Bella
  4. Daisy
  5. Willow
  6. Bailey
  7. Freya
  8. Indy
  9. Penny
  10. Ruby
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