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Siberian Husky vs Seppala Siberian Sleddog vs Alaskan Husky – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Siberian Husky vs Seppala Siberian Sleddog vs Alaskan Husky" Compare Siberian Husky and Seppala Siberian Sleddog. Which is better: Siberian Husky or Seppala Siberian Sleddog or Alaskan Husky?
Name Siberian Husky Seppala Siberian Sleddog Alaskan Husky
OriginsRussia Canada United States
Group Sled Dogs Sled Dogs Sled Dogs
Popularity Rank12354495
Reviews412
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Other Names Chukcha, Chuksha, Husky, Icee, Sibe Sepp Siberian Sleddog, Siberian Sleddog Husky (Alaskan)
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1930 as a Working breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. 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. 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 Dog Registry of America Inc.
Price $700-$1200 $600-$800 $1000-$1500

General Appearance - Siberian Husky vs Seppala Siberian Sleddog vs Alaskan Husky

Size Medium Medium Medium
Weight Male: 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg), Female: 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg) 40-50 pounds (18-23 kg) Male: 40-60 pounds (18-27 kg), Female: 35-48 pounds (16-22 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg), Female: 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg) 45 pounds (20.5 kg) Male: 50 pounds (22.5 kg), Female: 41.5 pounds (19 kg)
Height Male: 21–24 inches (53–61 cm), Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm) 22-23 inches (56-58 cm) 20-24 inches (51-61 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 21–24 inches (53–61 cm), Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm) Male: 23 inches (58,5 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm) 22 inches (56 cm)

Hair & Care - Siberian Husky vs Seppala Siberian Sleddog vs Alaskan Husky

Coat Fluffy Dense Dense
Colors Agouti
White
Gray
Sable
Red
Black
Sable
Piebald
Gray
White
Black
Gray
White
Blonde
Orange
Black
Grooming
Average: The Siberian Husky requires average grooming effort.
Easy to groom: The Seppala Siberian Sleddog doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Average: The Alaskan Husky requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Siberian Huskys shed above average.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs shed moderately.
Alaskan Huskys shed moderately.

Characteristics - Siberian Husky vs Seppala Siberian Sleddog vs Alaskan Husky

Temperament Alert
Gentle
Outgoing
Friendly
Intelligent
Active
Primitive
Cooperative
Trainable
Affectionate
Inquisitive
Agile
Energetic
Protective
Alert
Powerful
Sensitive
Intelligent Rank
Average: Siberian Husky's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Seppala Siberian Sleddog's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Alaskan Husky's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Siberian Huskys are hard to train.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs are easy to train.
Alaskan Huskys aren't famous for their trainability.
Playfulness
The Siberian Husky is a playful breed.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Alaskan Husky is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Alaskan Huskys 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.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Alaskan Huskys are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
Siberian Huskys need for social interaction is average.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs need for social interaction is average.
Alaskan Huskys need for social interaction is average.
Barking
Average: The Siberian Husky barks occasionally.
Low to Average: The Seppala Siberian Sleddog rarely barks.
Average to high: The Alaskan Husky is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Siberian Huskys are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs are good watchdogs.
Alaskan Huskys are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Siberian Huskys can't provide protection for their territory.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs strongly protect their territory.
Alaskan Huskys are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Siberian Husky has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Seppala Siberian Sleddog has a low chance of biting somebody.
Moderate
The Alaskan Husky has an average chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Siberian Huskys have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Alaskan Huskys have a higher than 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.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Alaskan Huskys 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.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs 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.
Alaskan Huskys have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Siberian Huskys are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Alaskan Huskys are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Siberian Huskys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Alaskan Huskys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all 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.
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.
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.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Siberian Husky vs Seppala Siberian Sleddog vs Alaskan Husky

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

Health Issues
The Siberian Husky is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Alaskan Huskys tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Health Problems Cataracts
Corneal Dystrophy
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Allergies
Cancer
Cataracts
Corneal Dystrophy
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Hyperthyroidism
Laryngeal Paresis
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Life Expectancy 12-14 years 12-16 years 10-15 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Siberian Huskys are high energy dogs.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Alaskan Huskys are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Siberian Huskys need quite a lot of exercise.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs need quite a lot of exercise.
Alaskan Huskys need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Siberian Huskys don't need too much sleep.
Seppala Siberian Sleddogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Alaskan Huskys are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption Recommended daily amount: 2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 to 2.5 cup 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.
Average.
Low to Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers cold weather
The Siberian Husky can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers cold weather
The Seppala Siberian Sleddog can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers cold weather
The Alaskan Husky can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness Low
The Siberian Husky has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Seppala Siberian Sleddog has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Alaskan Husky has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Siberian Husky is an average drooler.
The Seppala Siberian Sleddog is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
The Alaskan Husky is an average drooler.

Reproducibility - Siberian Husky vs Seppala Siberian Sleddog vs Alaskan 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 4-8 puppies 4-6 puppies 4-10 puppies

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