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Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky
Photo with thanks Janet Smith Owner, Virginia

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Group Working Dogs (KC)

Origin / History The Siberian Husky is an ancient breed, often referred to as Huskies were orgin ally used by nomads in the Arctic. These nomad where known as Chukchi and used the breed to pull there's sledges.

The Siberian Husky was then introduced to America around the 1900's where it was used for sled racing.

 

Appearance

Colours All colours with white,. Typically various shades of grey and tan, black, with white markings. Also red, brown and sable.

Temperament Active, affectionate, gentle, playful, strong willed,

Height and Weight 51 - 60 cm in height and 16 - 27 Kg in weight. Males are larger than the females and at the top end of the size ranges.

Common Health Problems An alround healthy breed, but may be prone to hereditary hip malformation and eye problems, juvenile cataracts and progressive retinal atrophy.

Living Conditions A breed for the country with plenty of open running space. Any property they live in will have to have a very well fenced and secure garden to prevent escape from over or under the fence. Not suited to urban life as they simply need too much space and exercise.

Exercise Requirements This breeds needs lots of exercise every day. they are a very active working breed and will literally walk all day. Care has to be taken when letting this dog free run, as recall is not easy to teach this breed, especially when they are off lead.

Training Requirements Not an easy breed to train. They are are very in dependant. They can learn obedience in time but plenty of patience is needed.

Life Expectancy 12 - 15 years.

Grooming the medium length soft, thick coat, which as a soft undercoat need a good brush at least once a week. During the twice yearly moult season more grooming will be required, on an almost daily basis.

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CompleteDogsGuide Comment An extremely active breed only suited to owners who can provide plenty of exercise and preferably try and run its socks off. This is when it will be most happy.

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Siberian Husky
Siberian Husky
Photos with thanks to Janet Smith Owner, Virginia
 
Siberian Husky Pics
2 Siberian Huskies looking up at their owner
2 Siberian Huskies looking up at their owner
A sleeping Siberian Husky
A sleeping Siberian Husky
Photo with thanks to Melissa Arab
 
Siberian Husky Pics
Siberian Husky Mischa 5 years old
Mischa 5 years old
Siberian Husky Mischa 5 years old
Mischa 5 years old
Siberian Husky Mischa 5 years old
Mischa 5 years old
Photo with thanks to Erling Ottesen
 

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