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Alaskan Husky vs Siberian Husky vs Labrador Husky Comparison - Dog breed selector: Husky (Alaskan) or Chukcha or Husky-Lab? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Alaskan Husky vs Siberian Husky vs Labrador Husky" Compare Alaskan Husky and Siberian Husky. Which is better: Alaskan Husky or Siberian Husky or Labrador Husky?
Name Alaskan Husky Siberian Husky Labrador Husky
OriginsUnited States Russia Canada
Group Sled Dogs Sled Dogs Sled Dogs
Popularity Rank49512344
Reviews340
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Other Names Husky (Alaskan) Chukcha, Chuksha, Husky, Icee, Sibe Husky-Lab
Breed Type Cross Breed Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1930 as a Working breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Spitz and primitive types group, in the Nordic Sledge Dogs section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition Dog Registry of America Inc. 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
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Price $1000-$1500 $700-$1200 $400-$800

Alaskan Husky vs Siberian Husky vs Labrador Husky General Appearance Comparison

Size Medium Medium Large
Weight Male: 40-60 pounds (18-27 kg), Female: 35-48 pounds (16-22 kg) Male: 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg), Female: 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg) 60-100 pounds (27-45 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 50 pounds (22.5 kg), Female: 41.5 pounds (19 kg) Male: 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg), Female: 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg) 80 pounds (36 kg)
Height 20-24 inches (51-61 cm) Male: 21–24 inches (53–61 cm), Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm) 20-28 inches (51-71 cm)
Avg. Height 22 inches (56 cm) Male: 21–24 inches (53–61 cm), Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm) 24 inches (61 cm)

Alaskan Husky vs Siberian Husky vs Labrador Husky Hair & Care Comparison

Coat Dense Fluffy Double
Thick
Colors Gray
White
Blonde
Orange
Black
Agouti
White
Gray
Sable
Red
Black
Solid Black
Solid White
Black & White & Red
Black & White & Grey
Grooming
Average: The Alaskan Husky requires average grooming effort.
Average: The Siberian Husky requires average grooming effort.
Advanced: The Labrador Husky requires a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Alaskan Huskys shed moderately.
Siberian Huskys shed above average.
Labrador Huskys shed moderately.

Alaskan Husky vs Siberian Husky vs Labrador Husky Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Agile
Energetic
Protective
Alert
Powerful
Sensitive
Alert
Gentle
Outgoing
Friendly
Intelligent
Friendly
Good natured
Intelligent
Quiet
Intelligent Rank
Average: Alaskan Husky's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Siberian Husky's has average obedience intelligence.
Smart: Labrador Husky's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Alaskan Huskys aren't famous for their trainability.
Siberian Huskys are hard to train.
Labrador Huskys are very easy to train.
Playfulness
The Alaskan Husky is a highly playful breed.
The Siberian Husky is a playful breed.
The Labrador Husky is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Alaskan Huskys don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Alaskan Huskys are highly affectionate dogs.
Siberian Huskys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Labrador Huskys are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
Alaskan Huskys need for social interaction is average.
Siberian Huskys need for social interaction is average.
Labrador Huskys are a social breed.
Barking
Average to high: The Alaskan Husky is a vocal breed.
Average: The Siberian Husky barks occasionally.
Low to Average: The Labrador Husky rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Alaskan Huskys are average watchdogs.
Siberian Huskys are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
Labrador Huskys are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Alaskan Huskys are average defenders.
Siberian Huskys can't provide protection for their territory.
Labrador Huskys strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Moderate
The Alaskan Husky has an average chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Siberian Husky has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Labrador Husky has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Alaskan Huskys have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Siberian Huskys have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Labrador Huskys have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Alaskan Huskys have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Siberian Huskys have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Labrador Huskys have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
Alaskan Huskys have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Siberian Huskys have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Labrador Huskys have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Alaskan Huskys are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Siberian Huskys are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Labrador Huskys are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Alaskan Huskys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Siberian Huskys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Labrador Huskys adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Labrador Huskys 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.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Alaskan Husky vs Siberian Husky vs Labrador Husky Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Alaskan Huskys are very stranger friendly dogs.
Siberian Huskys are average friendly towards strangers.
Labrador Huskys are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Alaskan Huskys are average friendly dogs towards children.
Siberian Huskys are kid-friendly dogs.
Labrador Huskys are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Alaskan Huskys are not cat-friendly dogs.
Siberian Huskys are not cat-friendly dogs.
Labrador Huskys are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Alaskan Huskys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Siberian Huskys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Labrador Huskys are dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Alaskan Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Siberian Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Labrador Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Alaskan Huskys are commonly okay with elderly people.
Siberian Huskys are usually recommended for elderly people.
Labrador Huskys are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Alaskan Huskys do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Siberian Huskys do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Labrador Huskys are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Alaskan Huskys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Siberian Huskys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Labrador Huskys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
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 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 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.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) 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.
Boat Dog Not really
Alaskan Husky breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Siberian Husky breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Labrador Husky breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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 Siberian Husky vs Labrador Husky Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Alaskan Huskys tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Siberian Husky is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Labrador Husky is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Hyperthyroidism
Laryngeal Paresis
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Cataracts
Corneal Dystrophy
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
No data available
Life Expectancy 10-15 years 12-14 years 11-13 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Alaskan Huskys are high energy dogs.
Siberian Huskys are high energy dogs.
Labrador Huskys are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Alaskan Huskys need a lot of exercises.
Siberian Huskys need quite a lot of exercise.
Labrador Huskys need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Alaskan Huskys are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Siberian Huskys don't need too much sleep.
Labrador Huskys don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. Recommended daily amount: 2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 4 to 7 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Low to Average.
Low to Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers cold weather
The Alaskan Husky can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers cold weather
The Siberian Husky can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Labrador Husky can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness Medium
The Alaskan Husky has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Siberian Husky has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Labrador Husky has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Alaskan Husky is an average drooler.
The Siberian Husky is an average drooler.
The Labrador Husky is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.

Alaskan Husky vs Siberian Husky vs Labrador Husky Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? 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 4-10 puppies 4-8 puppies 4-8 puppies

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