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McNab vs Mucuchies vs Mackenzie River Husky – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between McNab vs Mucuchies vs Mackenzie River Husky" Compare McNab and Mucuchies. Which is better: McNab or Mucuchies or Mackenzie River Husky?
Name McNab Mucuchies Mackenzie River Husky
OriginsUnited States Venezuela United States Canada
Group Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs) Guard Dogs Sled Dogs
Popularity Rank398399399
Reviews101
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Other Names McNab Border Collie, McNab Sheepdog, McNab Herding Dog Venezuelan Sheepdog, Dog of Páramos, Perro de los Páramos River Husky
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition Dog Registry of America Inc. No set No set
Price $300-$500 Unknown $1000-$1500

General Appearance - McNab vs Mucuchies vs Mackenzie River Husky

Size Medium Large
Giant
Large
Giant
Weight Male: 35-65 lbs (16-30 kg), Female: 30-50 lbs (14-23 kg) 66-110 pounds (30-50 kg) 63-104 pounds (29-47 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 35-65 lbs (23 kg), Female: 30-50 lbs (18.5 kg) 88.5 pounds (40 kg) 83.5 pounds (38 kg)
Height Male: 18-25 inches (45-64 cm), Female: 16-21 inches (40-54 cm) 22-28 inches (56-71 cm) 26-29 inches (66-74 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 21.5 inches (54.5 cm), Female: 18.5 inches (47 cm) 25 inches (63.5 cm) 27.5 inches (70 cm)

Hair & Care - McNab vs Mucuchies vs Mackenzie River Husky

Coat Smooth Feathered Thick
Straight
Colors White
Tricolor
Brown
Black
White
White & Honey
White & Tan
White & Black & Gray
Black & White
Black & White & Grey
Grooming
Average: The McNab requires average grooming effort.
Effortless: The Mucuchies requires minimal grooming.
Average: The Mackenzie River Husky requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
McNabs shed moderately.
Mucuchiess shed above average.
Mackenzie River Huskys shed above average.

Characteristics - McNab vs Mucuchies vs Mackenzie River Husky

Temperament Friendly
Obedient
Sociable
Hard
Working
Protective
Mannered
Courageous
Confident
Loyal
Trustworthy
Protective
Alert
Independent
Trustworthy
Eager
Intelligent
Dominant
Intelligent Rank
Average: McNab's has average obedience intelligence.
Smart: Mucuchies's has great intelligence.
Smart: Mackenzie River Husky's has great intelligence.
Trainability
McNabs are quite easy to train.
Mucuchiess are quite easy to train.
Mackenzie River Huskys are easy to train.
Playfulness
McNabs, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Mucuchies is a playful breed.
The Mackenzie River Husky is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Mucuchiess don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Mackenzie River Huskys don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
McNabs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Mucuchiess are highly affectionate dogs.
Mackenzie River Huskys are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
McNabs need for social interaction is average.
Mucuchiess are a social breed.
Mackenzie River Huskys need for social interaction is average.
Barking
Low to Average: The McNab rarely barks.
Average to high: The Mucuchies is a vocal breed.
Average: The Mackenzie River Husky barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
McNabs are average watchdogs.
Mucuchiess are one of the best watchdogs.
Mackenzie River Huskys are average watchdogs.
Territorial
McNabs strongly protect their territory.
Mucuchiess are extremely protective guard dogs.
Mackenzie River Huskys strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The McNab has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Mucuchies has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Mackenzie River Husky has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
McNabs have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Mucuchiess have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Mackenzie River Huskys have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
McNabs have average wanderlust potential.
Mucuchiess are not the biggest explorers.
Mackenzie River Huskys have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
McNabs 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.
Mucuchiess have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Mackenzie River Huskys have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
McNabs are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Mucuchiess are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Mackenzie River Huskys are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
McNabs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Mucuchiess adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Mackenzie River 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.
Mucuchiess 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.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
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.

Good With - McNab vs Mucuchies vs Mackenzie River Husky

Stranger Friendly
McNabs are average friendly towards strangers.
Mucuchiess are not stranger friendly dogs.
Mackenzie River Huskys are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
McNabs are kid-friendly dogs.
Mucuchiess are kid-friendly dogs.
Mackenzie River Huskys are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
McNabs are average friendly towards cats.
Mucuchiess are average friendly towards cats.
Mackenzie River Huskys are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
McNabs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Mucuchiess are dog-friendly dogs.
Mackenzie River Huskys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
McNab is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Mucuchies is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Mackenzie River Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
McNabs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Mucuchiess are usually recommended for elderly people.
Mackenzie River Huskys are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
McNabs are generally with other pets.
Mucuchiess are generally with other pets.
Mackenzie River Huskys do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners No
McNabs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Mucuchiess are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Mackenzie River 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
McNab breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Mucuchies breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Mackenzie River 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.

Health Factors - McNab vs Mucuchies vs Mackenzie River Husky

Health Issues
The McNab is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Very healthy dog breed.
The Mackenzie River Husky is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Primary Lens Luxation No set No set
Life Expectancy 13-15 years 10-12 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
McNabs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Mucuchiess have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Mackenzie River Huskys are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
McNabs need quite a lot of exercise.
Mucuchiess need quite a lot of exercise.
Mackenzie River Huskys need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
McNabs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Mucuchiess are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Mackenzie River 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. 3 to 5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals. 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average to High.
Average.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers cold weather
The Mackenzie River Husky can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness Medium
The McNab has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Mucuchies has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Mackenzie River Husky has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The McNab is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Mucuchies is an average drooler.
The Mackenzie River Husky is an average drooler.

Reproducibility - McNab vs Mucuchies vs Mackenzie River Husky

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 4-6 puppies 3-8 puppies 4-8 puppies

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