Siberian Husky

A sled dog, the Siberian Husky is a strong working dog who loves to run. A great hiking companion their coat can withstand extreme cold and heat.
Siberian Husky Information

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

HEIGHT

20-23 Inches

WEIGHT

35-60 Lbs.

LIFE EXPECTANCY

12–14 Years

Siberian Husky Information

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.

Breed Identification

COLORS

All Colors From Black To Pure White

HAIR LENGTH

Short

Breed Care

GROOMING

More than once a week

EXERCISE NEEDS

More than an hour per day

HEALTH CONDITIONS

Uveodermatologic Syndrome, Entropion, Deafness, Follicular Dysplasia, Corneal Dystrophy

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