Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute Comparison - Dog breed selector: Chuksha or Deutscher Boxer or Mally? Find the right dog for you

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Name Siberian Husky Boxer Alaskan Malamute
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Chuksha
Husky
Icee
Sibe
Chukcha
Deutscher Boxer
German Boxer
Mally
Mal
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Which is more expensive?
$700-$1200 $600-$1200 $1200-$1500
Availability
Which is easier to get, Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
Very frequent: The Siberian Husky is quite easy to get.
Very frequent: The Boxer is quite easy to get.
Very frequent: The Alaskan Malamute is quite easy to get.

Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Which is the smallest dog, Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
Medium Medium Large
Weight
Which is heavier, Siberian Husky or Boxer or Boxer? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute weight comparison:
Male: 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg), Female: 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg) Male: 60-70 pounds (27-32 kg), Female: 53-65 pounds (24-29 kg) Male: 80 - 95 pounds (36 - 43 kg), Female: 70 - 85 pounds (32 - 38 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg), Female: 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg) Male: 65 pounds (29.5 kg), Female: 59 pounds (26.5 kg) Male: 80 - 95 pounds (36 - 43 kg), Female: 70 - 85 pounds (32 - 38 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute height comparison:
Male: 21–24 inches (53–61 cm), Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm) Male: 22-25 inches (56-63 cm), Female: 21-24 inches (53-61 cm) Male: 24 - 26 inches (61 - 66 cm), Female: 22 - 24 inches (56 - 61 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 21–24 inches (53–61 cm), Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm) Male: 23.5 inches (59.5 cm), Female: 22.5 inches (57 cm) Male: 24 - 26 inches (61 - 66 cm), Female: 22 - 24 inches (56 - 61 cm)

Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute coat comparison:
Fluffy Waterproof Dense
Rough
Thick
Weather-resistant
Colors
What are the original Siberian Husky, Boxer and Alaskan Malamute color?
Agouti
White
Gray
Sable
Red
Black
Brindle
White
Fawn
Red
Gray
White
Black
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute grooming comparison:
Average: The Siberian Husky requires average grooming effort.
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Effortless: The Boxer requires minimal grooming.
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Average: The Alaskan Malamute requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Siberian Husky or Boxer or {name3 shedding:
Siberian Huskys shed above average.
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Boxers shed moderately.
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Alaskan Malamutes are heavy shedders.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute behavior/temperament comparison:
Alert
Gentle
Outgoing
Friendly
Intelligent
Brave
Confident
Fearless
Intelligent
Playful
Bright
Energetic
Friendly
Loyal
Affectionate
Dignified
Loyal
Devoted
Friendly
Playful
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute intelligence:
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Trainability
Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute trainability comparison.
Siberian Huskys are hard to train.
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Boxers are quite easy to train.
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Alaskan Malamutes are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute playfulness comparison:
The Siberian Husky is a playful breed.
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The Boxer is a playful breed.
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The Alaskan Malamute is a playful breed.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute?
High: Siberian Huskys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Boxers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Average: Alaskan Malamutes are average dogs regarding their affection level.
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Social Needs
Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute social needs comparison:
Siberian Huskys need for social interaction is average.
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Boxers need a lot of social interaction.
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Alaskan Malamutes are a social breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute?
Average: The Siberian Husky barks occasionally.
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Low to Average: The Boxer rarely barks.
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Low to Average: The Alaskan Malamute rarely barks.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
Siberian Huskys are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
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Boxers are one of the best watchdogs.
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Alaskan Malamutes are one of the best watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Siberian Huskys can't provide protection for their territory.
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Boxers are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Alaskan Malamutes are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Siberian Husky has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Boxer has a low chance of biting somebody.

Moderate

The Alaskan Malamute has an average chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Siberian Husky bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Boxer bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Alaskan Malamute bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute mouthiness comparison:
Siberian Huskys have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Boxers have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Alaskan Malamutes have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Siberian Huskys have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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Boxers have average wanderlust potential.
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Alaskan Malamutes have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
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.
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Boxers 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.
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Alaskan Malamutes have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
It is not recommended to keep the Siberian Husky breed in the home.
Apartment-friendly dog the Boxer breed.
Not an apartment-friendly dog the Alaskan Malamute breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Siberian Huskys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Boxers adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Average: Alaskan Malamutes adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Boxers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Alaskan Malamutes 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.

Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Which dog is more friendly?
Siberian Huskys are average friendly towards strangers.
Boxers are average friendly towards strangers.
Alaskan Malamutes are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Siberian Huskys do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Boxers are generally with other pets.
Alaskan Malamutes do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
Siberian Huskys are kid-friendly dogs.
Boxers are kid-friendly dogs.
Alaskan Malamutes are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
Siberian Huskys are not cat-friendly dogs.
Boxers are average friendly towards cats.
Alaskan Malamutes are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
Siberian Huskys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Boxers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Alaskan Malamutes are very dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute?
No
Siberian Huskys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Boxers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Alaskan Malamutes are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Siberian Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Boxer is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Alaskan Malamute is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Siberian Huskys are usually recommended for elderly people.
Boxers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Alaskan Malamutes are usually recommended for elderly people.

Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute Health Comparison

Health Issues
Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute health comparison. Which is the healthier: Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute?
The Siberian Husky is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Boxer is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Alaskan Malamute 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: Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute health problems comparison:
Cataracts
Corneal Dystrophy
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Allergies
Aortic Stenosis
Bloat
Boxer Cardiomyopathy
Cancer
Corneal Dystrophy
Deafness
Demodectic Mange
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Cataracts
Chondrodysplasia
Hemeralopia
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Inherited Polyneuropathy
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Siberian Husky should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Boxer should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Alaskan Malamute should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute lifespan comparison. How long do Siberian Husky, Boxer and Alaskan Malamute breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Siberian Husky: 13 years
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Boxer: 11 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Alaskan Malamute: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute energy level comparison:
Siberian Huskys are high-energy dogs.
Boxers are high-energy dogs.
Alaskan Malamutes are high-energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Siberian Huskys need quite a lot of exercise.
Boxers need quite a lot of exercise.
Alaskan Malamutes need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
Siberian Huskys don't need too much sleep.
Boxers don't need too much sleep.
Alaskan Malamutes don't need too much sleep.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute?
Recommended daily amount: 2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: 4 to 5 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? Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute weight gain potential comparison:
Low to Average: The Siberian Husky has a low to the average risk for obesity.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Boxer's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average: The Alaskan Malamute has an average risk for obesity.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute?
Prefers cold weather
The Siberian Husky can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
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Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions.
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Prefers cold weather
The Alaskan Malamute can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute?

Low 🔽

The Siberian Husky has a low chance of bad smell.

High 🔼

The Boxer has a high chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Alaskan Malamute has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Siberian Husky is an average drooler.
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The Boxer is a perfect example of a low drooling tendency.
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The Alaskan Malamute is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute As a Working Dog Comparison

Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Siberian Husky or Boxer or Alaskan Malamute? Which is better for autism?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute?

Not really

Siberian Husky breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Boxer breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Alaskan Malamute breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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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.
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Yes

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Fighting Dog / Military Dog

Yes

In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dogs.

Yes

In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dogs.

Yes

In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dogs.

Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more.
Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Litter Size
How many puppies can Siberian Husky and Boxer and Alaskan Malamute have?
4-8 puppies 2-10 puppies, average 6 4-10 puppies

Siberian Husky vs Boxer vs Alaskan Malamute Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1930 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1904 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1935 as a Working breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Spitz and primitive types group, in the Nordic Sledge Dogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section. 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?
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
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
Canadian Canine Registry
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.
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club

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