|A healthy miniature Alaskan Klee Kai bounding across an open field. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Alaskan Klee Kai is a small sized dog breed. It comes in three sizes - toy, miniature, and standard. The toy breed has a weight of 10 lbs. and height of 13 inches. The miniature breed weighs 15 lbs. and is 13 - 15 inches long; whereas the standard one is around 23 lbs with a height of 15 - 17.5 inches. It has symmetrical colored markings. It has a double fur coat. This dog has an average hair shedding nature; however, the shedding is heavy twice a year.
Alaskan Klee Kai is popularly known due to its full facial mask which distinguishes it from other breeds.
This dog is quite affectionate and loyal towards its owner. It is a very intelligent and agile breed. It requires lots of attention and would give off sounds when it needs attention. It loves to be a good companion to its owner. This dog is well-behaved around children as well as other pets with which it was raised. However, it does not like strangers much and will start barking when one is around. This dog does not make a good watchdog.
You need to place a secure fence around the yard because this breed tends to escape by digging into the ground or by jumping over fences.
The exercising requirements of an Alaskan Klee Kai are high. You need to train it a lot and socialize it at an early age. You won't have to worry about obedience training because this dog breed does well in it. However, you need to be consistent and firm during the training sessions.