These dogs were used for working but the use for today is sledding dogs . There life ten for to fourteen years . You need to groom these dogs weekly . The males height is 24 to 26 inches and the females height is 22 to 24 inches . These dogs weight is about 65 -105 pounds . These dog has been used to find large game and also to travel medicines in the snow . These dogs are great for people who like to play snow sports like sledding . These dogs are know as guard dogs but they are very friendly their size mostly scares off people .