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Siberian Husky vs Korean Jindo – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Siberian Husky vs Korean Jindo" Compare Siberian Husky and Korean Jindo. Which is better: Siberian Husky or Korean Jindo?
Name Siberian Husky Korean Jindo
OriginsRussia Korea
Group Sled Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank12428
Reviews45
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Other Names Chukcha, Chuksha, Husky, Icee, Sibe Korean Jindo Dog, Chindo, Jindo, Jindo Gae, Jindogae, Jin Dog, Jindo Gu
Breed Type Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1930 as a Working breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Spitz and primitive types group, in the Nordic Sledge Dogs section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition 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
No set
Price $700-$1200 $300-$400

General Appearance - Siberian Husky vs Korean Jindo

Size Medium Medium
Weight Male: 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg), Female: 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg) Male: 35-50 pounds (16-23 kg), Female: 25-40 pounds (11-18 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg), Female: 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg) Male: 42.5 pounds (19.5 kg), Female: 32.5 pounds (14.5 kg)
Height Male: 21–24 inches (53–61 cm), Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm) Male: 18-25 inches (48-65 cm), Female: 16-22 inches (41-58 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 21–24 inches (53–61 cm), Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm) Male: 21.5 inches (56.5 cm), Female: 19 inches (49.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Siberian Husky vs Korean Jindo

Coat Fluffy Double
Dense
Colors Agouti
White
Gray
Sable
Red
Black
Gray
White
Black
Red Fawn
Black & Tan
Brindle
Grooming
Average: The Siberian Husky requires average grooming effort.
Easy to groom: The Korean Jindo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Siberian Huskys shed above average.
Korean Jindos shed moderately.

Characteristics - Siberian Husky vs Korean Jindo

Temperament Alert
Gentle
Outgoing
Friendly
Intelligent
Active
Brave
Intelligent
Bold
Faithful
Loyal
Intelligent Rank
Average: Siberian Husky's has average obedience intelligence.
Smart: Korean Jindo's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Siberian Huskys are hard to train.
Korean Jindos aren't famous for their trainability.
Playfulness
The Siberian Husky is a playful breed.
The Korean Jindo is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Korean Jindos don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Siberian Huskys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Korean Jindos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Social Needs
Siberian Huskys need for social interaction is average.
Korean Jindos are kinda antisocial.
Barking
Average: The Siberian Husky barks occasionally.
Low: The Korean Jindo barks none to minimal.
Watchdog Ability
Siberian Huskys are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
Korean Jindos are good watchdogs.
Territorial
Siberian Huskys can't provide protection for their territory.
Korean Jindos are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Siberian Husky has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Korean Jindo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Siberian 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.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Siberian 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.
Prey Drive
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.
Korean Jindos have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Siberian Huskys are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Korean Jindos are apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Siberian Huskys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Korean Jindos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
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.
Fighting 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.

Good With - Siberian Husky vs Korean Jindo

Stranger Friendly
Siberian Huskys are average friendly towards strangers.
Korean Jindos are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Siberian Huskys are kid-friendly dogs.
Korean Jindos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Siberian Huskys are not cat-friendly dogs.
Korean Jindos are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Siberian Huskys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Korean Jindos are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly No
Siberian Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Korean Jindo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Siberian Huskys are usually recommended for elderly people.
Korean Jindos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Siberian Huskys do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Korean Jindos are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Siberian 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.
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.
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.
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.
Boat Dog Not really
Siberian Husky breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Korean Jindo 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.

Health Factors - Siberian Husky vs Korean Jindo

Health Issues
The Siberian Husky is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Korean Jindos tend to have a lot and frequent health issues.
Health Problems Cataracts
Corneal Dystrophy
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
No set
Life Expectancy 12-14 years 12-15 years
Hypoallergenic No No
Energy Level
Siberian 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.
Exercise Need
Siberian Huskys need quite a lot of exercise.
Korean Jindos have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Siberian Huskys don't need too much sleep.
Korean Jindos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption Recommended daily amount: 2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Low to Average.
Low.
Weather & Climate 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 Korean Jindo can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness Low
The Siberian Husky has a low chance of bad smell.
Low
The Korean Jindo has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Siberian Husky is an average drooler.
The Korean Jindo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Siberian Husky vs Korean Jindo

Gestation Length 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.
Litter Size 4-8 puppies 4-8 puppies

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