The Alaskan Husky is all athlete. These guys are extrememly similar to Siberian Huskies in terms of temprement. The Alaskan Husky is like their more athletic little brother.
Illustration courtesy of the Swedish Kennel Club
The Alaskan Husky is the dog of choice for world-class sled racing.
About this Breed
The Alaskan Husky is essentially the Siberian Husky on steroids. These guys were bred from Siberian Huskies in order to create a more physical and hardworking Husky. Compared to their Siberian brothers, the Alaskan Husky is larger, leaner, and has greater endurance. These are happy-go-lucky dogs that love everyone. The Alaskan Husky is very intelligent and requires a lot of exercise. Owners must be a firm pack leader in order to keep a cooperative Husky. This breed also does not like to be alone, they like to constantly socialize!
Alaskan-Type Huskies on Embark
Explore some Embark dogs that share Alaskan-type Husky ancestry.
- Alaska, United States
- Ontario, Canada
- Michigan, United States
- Minnesota, United States
- British Columbia, Canada
- Québec, Canada
- Northwest Territories, Canada
- Washington, United States
- Montana, United States
- Pennsylvania, United States