The Yakutian Laika (Russian: Якутская лайка) is an ancient working dog breed that originated in the Arctic seashore of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic. The major habitat is estuaries of Kolyma, Indigirka, Yana and Lena. In terms of functionality, Yakutian Laikas might serve as a reindeer herder's dog (olenegonka), hunter's dog, and a sled dog. In September 2019, the FCI officially accepted the breed.
Also known as
This breed is also called Chien De Traîneau De Yakutie, Kolyma Husky, Kolyma-Indigirka Laika, Laika De Yakutia, Laïka De Iakoutie, Yakustkaya Laika as well as Yakut Laika.
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