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Name Siberian Husky Samoyed Korean Jindo
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Chuksha
Husky
Icee
Sibe
Chukcha
Bjelkier
Nenetskaya Laika
Sammy
Samoiedskaya Sobaka
Smiley
Samoyedskaya
Chindo
Jin Dog
Jindo
Jindo Gae
Jindo Gu
Jindogae
Korean Jindo Dog
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo? Which is more expensive?
$700-$1200 $1200-$1500 $300-$400
Availability
Which is easier to get, Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?
Very frequent: The Siberian Husky is quite easy to get.
Very frequent: The Samoyed is quite easy to get.
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.

Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo Size Comparison

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

Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo coat comparison:
Fluffy Dense Dense
Double
Colors
What are the original Siberian Husky, Samoyed and Korean Jindo color?
Agouti
White
Gray
Sable
Red
Black
Biscuit
White
Cream
Gray
White
Black
Red Fawn
Black & Tan
Brindle
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo? Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo grooming comparison:
Average: The Siberian Husky requires average grooming effort.
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Advanced: The Samoyed requires a lot of grooming.
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Easy to groom: The Korean Jindo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo? Siberian Husky or Samoyed or {name3 shedding:
Siberian Huskys shed above average.
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Samoyeds are heavy shedders.
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Korean Jindos shed moderately.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?
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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4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup.
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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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Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo? Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo behavior/temperament comparison:
Alert
Gentle
Outgoing
Friendly
Intelligent
Alert
Friendly
Playful
Stubborn
Lively
Intelligent
Sociable
Active
Brave
Intelligent
Bold
Faithful
Loyal
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo intelligence:
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Smart: Samoyed's has great intelligence.
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Smart: Korean Jindo's has great intelligence.
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Trainability
Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo trainability comparison.
Siberian Huskys are hard to train.
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Samoyeds are easy to train.
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A slightly harder to train than average.
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Playfulness
Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo playfulness comparison:
The Siberian Husky is a playful breed.
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Average: Samoyeds, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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The Korean Jindo 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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Samoyeds are less sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Sensitive: Korean Jindos don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo?
High: Siberian Huskys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Samoyeds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Average: Korean Jindos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
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Social Needs
Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo social needs comparison:
Siberian Huskys need for social interaction is average.
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Samoyeds are a social breed.
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Korean Jindos are kinda antisocial.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo?
Average: The Siberian Husky barks occasionally.
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Average: The Samoyed barks occasionally.
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Low: The Korean Jindo barks none to minimal.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?
Siberian Huskys are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
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Samoyeds are good watchdogs.
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Korean Jindos are good watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo? 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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Samoyeds are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Korean Jindos 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 Samoyed has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Korean Jindo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Siberian Husky bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Samoyed bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Korean Jindo bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo mouthiness comparison:
Siberian Huskys have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Samoyeds have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Korean Jindos 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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The wanderlust potential of the Samoyed is strong enough to escape from home.
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Korean Jindos 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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Samoyeds have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
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Korean Jindos have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?
It is not recommended to keep the Siberian Husky breed in the home.
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Samoyed indoors.
Apartment-friendly dog the Korean Jindo 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.
Samoyeds adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Korean Jindos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
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.
Korean Jindos handle alone time quite well.

Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo? Which dog is more friendly?
Siberian Huskys are average friendly towards strangers.
Samoyeds are average friendly towards strangers.
Korean Jindos are average friendly towards strangers.
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.
Samoyeds are generally with other pets.
Korean Jindos are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?
Siberian Huskys are kid-friendly dogs.
Samoyeds are very kid-friendly dogs.
Korean Jindos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?
Siberian Huskys are not cat-friendly dogs.
Samoyeds are average friendly towards cats.
Korean Jindos are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?
Siberian Huskys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Samoyeds are dog-friendly dogs.
Korean Jindos are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo?
No
Siberian Huskys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Samoyeds are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Korean Jindos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Siberian Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Samoyed is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Korean Jindo 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.
Samoyeds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Korean Jindos are usually recommended for elderly people.

Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo Health Comparison

Health Issues
Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo health comparison. Which is the healthier: Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo?
The Siberian Husky is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Samoyed 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
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo health problems comparison:
Cataracts
Corneal Dystrophy
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Bloat
Diabetes
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Pulmonic Stenosis
No data available
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 Samoyed should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Frequent
The Korean Jindo should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Life Expectancy
Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo lifespan comparison. How long do Siberian Husky, Samoyed and Korean Jindo breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Siberian Husky: 13 years
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Samoyed: 13 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Korean Jindo: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo? Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo energy level comparison:
Siberian Huskys are high-energy dogs.
Samoyeds 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.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Siberian Huskys need quite a lot of exercise.
Samoyeds need quite a lot of exercise.
Korean Jindos have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?
Siberian Huskys don't need too much sleep.
Samoyeds don't need too much sleep.
Korean Jindos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Siberian Husky or Samoyed or Korean Jindo?
Recommended daily amount: 2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 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 / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo 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 Samoyed's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Low: The Korean Jindo has good luck with genetics.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo?
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 cold weather
The Samoyed can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
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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.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo?

Low 🔽

The Siberian Husky has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Samoyed has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Korean Jindo 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 Samoyed is a perfect example of a low drooling tendency.
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The Korean Jindo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo 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 Samoyed or Korean Jindo? 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 Samoyed vs Korean Jindo?

Not really

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

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

Korean Jindo 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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Not really

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.

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.

Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo 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 Samoyed and Korean Jindo have?
4-8 puppies 4-6 puppies 4-8 puppies

Siberian Husky vs Samoyed vs Korean Jindo 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 1906 as a Working breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
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 Spitz and primitive types group, in the Nordic Sledge Dogs section. Not recognized by FCI.
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
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