The Siberian Husky originated in northeastern Siberia as an endurance sled dog. Huskies are compact and strong working dogs.
Affectionate, gentle, and friendly disposition, the Siberian Husky is an amiable companion and willing worker.
The Siberian Husky has an innate and deep desire to run. They are great running, biking, and hiking companions.
The Siberian Husky is by nature clean and free from body odor.
Siberian Husky Training
Training should begin at an early age. Huskies have a tendency to be stubborn and inattentive due to their high intelligence.
Siberian Huskies are not recommended for apartment dwellers unless they are exceedingly well trained and sufficiently exercised.
Siberian Husky Health Issues
The Siberian Husky is prone to cataracts, and skin allergies.
Siberian Husky Grooming
The Siberian Husky has a medium-length double coat. The most common colors are black and white, gray and white, copper red and white, and pure white.
To protect them from harsh Arctic winters, the Husky has a thicker coat than most breeds. Their coat — which also reflects heat — can withstand temperatures as low as 76º F.
Grooming should be completed weekly.