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Types of Huskies

Main Article: Alaskan Husky
Main Article: Alaskan Husky

The Siberian Husky is a true-breeding purebred breed of dog originating in Siberia. It is recognized by every major kennel club in the world and all Siberian Huskies share more or less the same traits. The Alaskan Husky is a catch-all term for a landrace of dogs that pull sleds.

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Main Article: Alaskan Malamute
Main Article: Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan huskies are a double-coated larger breed than the Siberian huskies with males reaching 23 to 26 inches in height, weighing in at 40 to 60 pounds, females reaching 23 to 26 inches in height and weighing in at 33 to 48 pounds. Working sled dogs can however weigh up to 50 to 60 pounds. Unlike Malamutes and the Siberian Husky, they are leaner and have long muscular legs. Eyes color is usually brown but can sometimes be blue.

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Main Article: Canadian Eskimo Dog
Main Article: Canadian Eskimo Dog

The Canadian Eskimo Dog is an Arctic breed of working dog, which is often considered to be one of North America's oldest and rarest remaining purebred indigenous domestic canines.[3] Other names include qimmiq[4] or qimmit[5] (Inuit language word for "dog").

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Main Article: Chinook (dog)
Main Article: Chinook (dog)

Chinook (dog) The Chinook is a rare breed of sled dog, developed in the state of New Hampshire during the early 20th century. The Chinook is New Hampshire's official state dog.

Main Article: Greenland Dog
Main Article: Greenland Dog

Greenland Dog. The Greenland Dog (Greenlandic: Kalaallit Qimmiat, Danish: Grønlandshunden) is a large breed of husky-type dog kept as a sled dog and for hunting polar bear and seal. They were brought from Siberia to North America by the Thule people 1,000 years ago, along with the Canadian Eskimo Dog that is genetically identical.

Main Article: Samoyed (dog)
Main Article: Samoyed (dog)

The Samoyed is a breed of large herding dog, from the spitz group, with a thick, white, double-layer coat. It takes its name from the Samoyedic peoples of Siberia. These nomadic reindeer herders bred the fluffy white dogs to help with the herding, and to pull sleds when they moved. An alternate name for the breed, especially in Europe, is Bjelkier.