- Dog Breed Group
- Working Dogs
- Origin of Breed
- Siberia as a sled dog
- Life Expectancy
- 10 to 12 years
- Medium-length double coat made up of coarse guard hairs and soft, fluffy insulated undercoat
- Exercise Needs
- Requires regular and vigorous exercise.
- Very high energy level. They were bred to run and are inexhaustible. They are gentle and friendly with everyone. Huskies are a v
- Good with Children
- They are very good with children and other dogs. Does not make a good watchdog.
- Grooming Needs
- High Shedder; brush twice weekly; more when molting.
- Average Size - Male (in)
- 21 - 23.5
- Average Size - Female (in)
- 20 - 22
- Average Weight - Male (lbs)
- 45 - 60
- Average Weight - Female (lbs)
- 35 - 50
- Health Issues
- The breed is subject to hip dysplasia and skin, thyroid, and occasional eye problems.v
- Living Conditions
- It is unsuited to life in hot climates. Huskey's adapt well to urban living but need plenty of space for exercise. They are well
Originally from Siberia, the huskey was bred by the nomadic Chukchi people to pull sleds and herd reindeer. The Siberian Husky's speed and stamina enable it to haul loads over vast distances in seemingly impossible terrain. It has served many polar expeditions.
Today the Siberian Husky is not only a competent sled dog, but is a popular companion and show dog as well.
Siberians come in a range of colors including black, gray, red, sable and agouti, all with or without white, as well as pure white.
The Siberian Husky is a well-built, almost wolf-like dog with no exaggerations or excesses.
The Siberian Husky is the smallest of the Husky breeds.
The Siberian Husky is well-known for its gentle nature and is the most docile of all the sled dogs.
The Siberian is an old, pure breed that was developed in Siberia by the Chukchi people.
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