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Yakutian Laika

1 year old
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Other Names
Jakutischer Laika

Yakutia - since ancient times

Use Today
reindeer herding, pulling sleds and hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as -- years of age

Weight & Height
-- pounds & 20-22 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems

Physical Description
The Yakutian Laika is a sturdy, proportionally built with well developed bone and muscles. medium size dog with well developed coat for surviving under harsh arctic conditions. Head is wedge-shaped. Nose is large and well developed, black or brown. Eyes are wide set, almond shaped and they may be blue, dark brown or each eye of different color (one blue and the other one brown). Ears are set high,triangular and prick or semi prick. Tail is high set and curving in semicircle over the back.

This is a versatile dog with excellent sense of smell, hearing and vision, strong hunting drive, endurance; they are aggressive to predators and soft and gentle to humans. The Yakutian Laika is bold, outgoing, active, friendly and sociable.


Living Conditions
Yakutian Laikas are not demanding to conditions of life and easily endure hostile climate of the north



Coat Texture
Coat is thick, with well developed undercoat, shiny, straight and deep by touch. Well developed furnishing on front legs and on hind legs; main on the neck is profusely developed. Tail is bushy with thick hairs.

Coat Colors
any patchy coat color, black and white, gray and white, , with red spots and red and white. Faults: any uniform coat color, except white.

-- pups per litter.


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