The Alaskan Klee Kai is a spitz-type breed of dog, developed in the late 20th century as a companion-sized dog resembling the larger Alaskan Malamute.[2] It is an energetic, intelligent dog with an appearance that reflects its northern heritage. Bred in three sizes, its weight range is from 5 to 22 pounds as an adult.[1]

Alaskan Klee Kai
A Standard Alaskan Klee Kai
Other namesKlee Kai
OriginUnited States
Classification / standards
UKC Northern Breed standard
Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)


  1. ^ a b "FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)". Alaskan Klee Kai Association of America (AKKAOA). Archived from the original on 2013-03-07. Retrieved 2013-03-02.
  2. ^ "United Kennel Club Alaskan Klee Kai". Archived from the original on 2013-03-11. Retrieved 2 March 2013.