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Siberian Husky information
Name Siberian Husky
Other names Chukcha, Chuksha, Husky, Icee, Sibe
Origin Siberia, Russia
Size Type Medium dog breeds
Breed Group Working dog breeds (AKC)
Life span 12 -15 years
Temperament Gentle, Intelligent, Outgoing, Alert, Friendly
Height Male: 21-23.5 inches (53-60 cm) Female: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm)
Weight Male: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg) Female: 35-50 pounds (16-23 kg)
Colors Black, Red, Silver, Grey, Brown, White, Black & White, Black & Tan, Copper, Agouti, Sable, Splash, Piebald
Puppy Price Average $700 - $1000 USD
Siberian Husky Characteristics
Good with Kids
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Ranking: 45
Hypoallergenic No
The Siberian Husky is a medium-sized working dog, quick and light on his feet and free and graceful in action. His moderately compact and well furred body, erect ears and brush tail suggest his Northern heritage. His characteristic gait is smooth and seemingly effortless. He performs his original function in harness most capably, carrying a light load at a moderate speed over great distances. His body proportions and form reflect this basic balance of power, speed and endurance. The males of the Siberian Husky breed are masculine but never coarse; the bitches are feminine but without weakness of structure. In proper condition, with muscle firm and well developed, the Siberian Husky does not carry excess weight.
Body type
The back line is level. The medium length back is straight and strong. The taut, lean loin is narrower than the rib cage, with a slight tuck-up. The sloping croup is never so steep as to restrict the rearward thrust of the hind legs.

The deep, strong chest is not too broad. The deepest point is just behind and level with the elbows. The ribs are well sprung from the spine, and flatten on the sides to allow freedom of action.

The length of the body, measured from the point of the shoulder to the rear point of the croup, is slightly longer than the height, measured from the withers to the ground.
The breed is double coated, the hair being medium length, giving a well-furred appearance. The outer coat guard hairs are straight and somewhat smooth lying. The soft, dense undercoat is of sufficient length to support the outer coat. The absence of an undercoat during shedding season is normal and not to be penalized. It is permissible to trim the whiskers and the fur between the toes, but the trimming of the fur on any other part of the dog is to be severely penalized.
All colors from black to pure white are allowed. A variety of markings on the head is common, including many striking patterns not found in other breeds.
The characteristic temperament of the Siberian Husky is friendly and gentle, but also alert and outgoing. He does not display the possessive qualities of the guard dog, nor is he overly suspicious of strangers or aggressive with other dogs. Some measure of reserve and dignity may be expected in the mature dog. His intelligence, tractability, and eager disposition make him an agreeable companion and willing worker.
Tasty Tidbits
They love running, daily exercise is essential for husky sled dogs too, but the best exercise is to make them appropriate sandbagging. Every bicycle let it took to run a distance is the best way to let them stay in shape. Daily except jog 5 kilometers away, pulling you run 1 to 2 km is also very good, do not be afraid of the far distance, 6 ~ 7 kilometers to them was just a warmup, because in the working state of their daily needs to run 70 to 80 km. The most important is Hasch is relatively free dog, they have no rope control premise, will ignore the master's command, to any place to run. This is the breed characteristics, because in the distant Siberia plain, hundreds of kilometers away figure, if the sled fracture, so people need to abandon the sledge dog owners continue to run to the end to a notification destination people, not follow along with the owner in situ wait for death.
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