Alaskan Klee Kai
The Alaskan Klee Kai is a northern breed of dog of the spitz type. The term "Klee Kai" was derived from Alaskan Athabaskan (Eskimo) words meaning "small dog". The breed was developed to create a pet sized version of the Alaskan Husky, but it more closely resembles the Siberian Husky. This result makes it an energetic, intelligent, apartment-sized dog with an appearance that reflects its northern heritage.
These dogs can come in a variety of different coat colors: black and white, gray and white, red and white and all white. They have a double coat, which means it is thicker.
In 1997, the United Kennel Club recognized the Alaskan Klee Kai. It is a rare breed with not very many dogs.
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- "Alaskan Klee Kai: Dog Breed information". Hills pet website. http://www.hillspet.com/dog-breeds/alaskan-klee-kai.html. Retrieved 29 July 2013.