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Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed Comparison - Dog breed selector: Husky (Alaskan) or Korean Jindo Dog or Samoyedskaya? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed" Compare Alaskan Husky and Korean Jindo. Which is better: Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
Name Alaskan Husky Korean Jindo Samoyed
OriginsUnited States Korea Russia
Group Sled Dogs Hunting Dogs Sled Dogs
Popularity Rank49542857
Reviews3613
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Husky (Alaskan) Korean Jindo Dog, Chindo, Jindo, Jindo Gae, Jindogae, Jin Dog, Jindo Gu Samoyedskaya, Bjelkier, Samoiedskaya Sobaka, Nenetskaya Laika, Smiley, Sammy
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed breed type comparison:
Cross Breed Purebred Purebred
AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1906 as a Working breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Spitz and primitive types group, in the Nordic Sledge Dogs section.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
Dog Registry of America Inc. No data available American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Price
Which is cheaper, Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$1500 No data available $1200-$1500
Availability
Rare
Rare
Very frequent

Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed size comparison:
Medium Medium Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Korean Jindo? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed weight comparison:
Male: 40-60 pounds (18-27 kg), Female: 35-48 pounds (16-22 kg) Male: 35-50 pounds (16-23 kg), Female: 25-40 pounds (11-18 kg) Male: 45-65 pounds (20.5-30 kg), Female: 35-50 pounds (16-20.5 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 50 pounds (22.5 kg), Female: 41.5 pounds (19 kg) Male: 42.5 pounds (19.5 kg), Female: 32.5 pounds (14.5 kg) Male: 55 pounds (25 kg), Female: 42.5 pounds (19 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed height comparison:
20-24 inches (51-61 cm) Male: 18-25 inches (48-65 cm), Female: 16-22 inches (41-58 cm) Male: 21-23.5 inches (53-60 cm), Female: 19-21 inches (48-53 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
22 inches (56 cm) Male: 21.5 inches (56.5 cm), Female: 19 inches (49.5 cm) Male: 21-23.5 inches (56.5 cm), Female: 20 inches (50.5 cm)

Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed coat comparison:
Dense Double
Dense
Dense
Colors
What are the original Alaskan Husky, Korean Jindo and Samoyed color?
Gray
White
Blonde
Orange
Black
Gray
White
Black
Red Fawn
Black & Tan
Brindle
Biscuit
White
Cream
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed grooming comparison:
Average: The Alaskan Husky requires average grooming effort.
Easy to groom: The Korean Jindo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Advanced: The Samoyed requires a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Who sheds more Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed? Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or {name3 shedding:
Alaskan Huskys shed moderately.
Korean Jindos shed moderately.
Samoyeds are heavy shedders.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
4-6 weeks
Average.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
4-6 weeks
Average.

Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed Characteristics Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed behavior/temperament comparison:
Agile
Energetic
Protective
Alert
Powerful
Sensitive
Active
Brave
Intelligent
Bold
Faithful
Loyal
Alert
Friendly
Playful
Stubborn
Lively
Intelligent
Sociable
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed intelligence:
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Alaskan Husky.
Smart: Korean Jindo's has great intelligence.
Smart: Samoyed's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed trainability comparison.
Alaskan Huskys aren't famous for their trainability.
Korean Jindos aren't famous for their trainability.
Samoyeds are easy to train.
Playfulness
Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed playfulness comparison:
The Alaskan Husky is a highly playful breed.
The Korean Jindo is a playful breed.
Samoyeds, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Alaskan Huskys don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Korean Jindos don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Samoyeds are less sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed?
Alaskan Huskys are highly affectionate dogs.
Korean Jindos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Samoyeds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed social needs comparison:
Alaskan Huskys need for social interaction is average.
Korean Jindos are kinda antisocial.
Samoyeds are a social breed.
Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed?
Average to high: The Alaskan Husky is a vocal breed.
Low: The Korean Jindo barks none to minimal.
Average: The Samoyed barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
Alaskan Huskys are average watchdogs.
Korean Jindos are good watchdogs.
Samoyeds are good watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Alaskan Huskys are average defenders.
Korean Jindos are extremely protective guard dogs.
Samoyeds are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:
Moderate
The Alaskan Husky has an average chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Korean Jindo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Samoyed has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed mouthiness comparison:
Alaskan Huskys have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Korean Jindos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Samoyeds have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Alaskan Huskys have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Korean Jindos have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Wanderlust potential of the Samoyed is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Alaskan Huskys have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Korean Jindos have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Samoyeds have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
Nem lakásbarát kutya Alaskan Husky.
Lakásbarát kutya Korean Jindo fajta.
Nem a legjobb választás Samoyed, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Samoyed tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Alaskan Huskys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Korean Jindos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Samoyeds adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Korean Jindos handle alone time quite well.
Samoyeds do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed? Which dog is more friendly?
Alaskan Huskys are very stranger friendly dogs.
Korean Jindos are average friendly towards strangers.
Samoyeds are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
Alaskan Huskys are average friendly dogs towards children.
Korean Jindos are kid-friendly dogs.
Samoyeds are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
Alaskan Huskys are not cat-friendly dogs.
Korean Jindos are average friendly towards cats.
Samoyeds are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
Alaskan Huskys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Korean Jindos are average friendly towards other dogs.
Samoyeds are dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed?
No
Alaskan Huskys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Korean Jindos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Samoyeds are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed? Which is better for autism?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Alaskan Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Korean Jindo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Samoyed is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Alaskan Huskys are commonly okay with elderly people.
Korean Jindos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Samoyeds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Boat Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed?
Not really
Alaskan Husky breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Korean Jindo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Samoyed breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Alaskan Huskys do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Korean Jindos are generally with other pets.
Samoyeds are generally with other pets.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Which one could be a cart pulling or drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed health comparison. Which is the healthier: Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed?
Alaskan Huskys tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Korean Jindos tend to have a lot and frequent health issues.
The Samoyed is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed health problems comparison:
Hyperthyroidism
Laryngeal Paresis
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
No data available Bloat
Diabetes
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Pulmonic Stenosis
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Frequent
The Alaskan Husky should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Frequent
The Korean Jindo should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Average
The Samoyed should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed lifespan comparison. How long do Alaskan Husky, Korean Jindo and Samoyed breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
10-15 years 12-15 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic
Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
No No Yes
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed energy level comparison:
Alaskan Huskys are high energy dogs.
Korean Jindos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Samoyeds are high energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Alaskan Huskys need a lot of exercises.
Korean Jindos have an average exercise need.
Samoyeds need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
Alaskan Huskys are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Korean Jindos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Samoyeds don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Alaskan Husky or Korean Jindo or Samoyed?
1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed weight gain potential comparison:
Low to Average.
Low.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed?
Prefers cold weather
The Alaskan Husky can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Korean Jindo can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers cold weather
The Samoyed can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed?
Medium
The Alaskan Husky has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Korean Jindo has a low chance of bad smell.
Low
The Samoyed has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Alaskan Husky is an average drooler.
The Korean Jindo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Samoyed is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.

Alaskan Husky vs Korean Jindo vs Samoyed Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
Litter Frequency Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size
How many puppies can Alaskan Husky and Korean Jindo and Samoyed have?
4-10 puppies 4-8 puppies 4-6 puppies

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