Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky Siberian Husky

Summary:

Like is name already suggests us the Siberian Husky was originally developed in Siberia, more precisely in a tribe of nomads called the “Chukchi”. He is perfectly adapted to the conditions in Siberia having a thick coat and comes in a colors and markings. The average height of a Siberian Husky is 1 foot, 8 inches to 1 foot, 11 inches weighing about 35 to 60 pounds. They have a lifespan of 12 to 15 years.

Overview:

The Siberian Husky was originally developed in Siberia as a sled dog and makes an excellent all-around working dog. He is very alert and outgoing and has an amazing endurance. Besides the fact that he is a great working dog he is also very affectionate and loyal to his master and his family and makes a wonderful family companion. The Siberian Husky loves all the energy demanding activities like fly-ball, Frisbee, running, swimming and many others. If he is left alone more than a few hours a day he can become bored and might become very loud and destructive. The Siberian Husky is a great watchdog because he is very reserved with strangers and will always let you know when a stranger is approaching your property. He is known to behave well when children are around but very small children should always be well supervised when they encounter any type of dog breed because they might have the tendency to tease and no dog will accept that. Obedience training and early socialization are very important in this case and can make a big difference if you want to have an obedient dog.

Siberian Husky Training:

Siberian Husky is a very intelligent dog breed. They can learn new commands very quickly which makes them quite easy to train. Usually they enjoy any type of activity so training will not be a problem for them. In fact it can be something that they will really enjoy specially if a dog training school is involved.

Siberian Husky Shedding:

To be honest, the Siberian Husky is shedding a lot of hair. You cannot do anything to stop this but if you want to prevent having hair all over your home you should do proper brushing every day. Keep in mind that with a proper brushing you will rarely find hair on your couch, carpets and other places in your home.

Siberian Husky Grooming:

The Siberian Husky, like many other dog breeds, need daily exercise. Don’t worry, those needs can be met quite easy with simple walks or playing some fun games. His coat needs to be shaped two or three months and proper brushing should be done every now and then.

Siberian Husky History:

The Siberian Husky was originally developed by a group of nomads from Siberia called the “Chukchi” and was mainly used as a sled dog but also as a general working dog. The Husky was imported in Alaska in the year 1908 and was used as a sled dog during the gold rush. In the year 1930 the American Kennel Club recognized the Siberian Husky as an official dog breed.

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