Siberian Husky dog breed<<<< Back to dog breeds
- Country: Siberia
- Group: Working
- Weight: Females: 16-23 kg; Males: 20-27kg
- Height: Females: 50-56 cm; Males: 54-60 cm
- Colors: Black, red, gray, black, brown, brown, black, silver, white
- Training: intelligent, stubborn, playful
- Grooming: Daily brushing is recommended
- Health: Avoid high temperatures
- Litter size: 4 - 8 puppies
- Lifespan: 12 - 15 years
- Other names: Chukchi Chuksha, Husky, Sibe, Siberian Husky dog
They were brought to Alaska in 1909, dating back thousands of years in Siberia, where they were bred by the Eskimos to pull sleds to hunt reindeer, being both a protector of the home, and a companion appreciated.
Due to impressive physical strength, power work and ability to integrate in small packs were the best choice for harsh work conditions in Siberia. They arrived in America with fur traders, in order to participate in races Arctic.
In 1925, there was a diphtheria epidemic in Nome City, Alaska and Siberian Husky dog teams brought precious drugs in the city. Nowadays, while still are used to tow sleds and raced the sleds dogs are companions of every day becoming more popular and loved.
Food Siberian Husky
In case you have decided to buy a young Husky breeder will let you know of helpful information about diet that followed a puppy, so it will be powered by the same type of food that has been used, as well as further details about the nutrition needed adult.
Chicken diet should be maintained after you've brought home at least until he gets used to the new home. After that, and if you find that necessary, you can change it gradually. You must not forget that sudden changes in eating chicken may cause digestive system problems.
Description Siberian Husky
Because blue eyes and a mask (which is not compulsory in the breed standard, but which is present in most specimens in our country) a husky facial expressions convey a contradictory mixture of messages, it seems friendly yet serious; those describing facial appearance a husky use expressions like: have a look crazy smart, seems to understand everything, but not give you the right, you feel tolerated around him, seems to know more than you, his eyes scare me but and urges me to approach.
The head is medium sized, proportioned to the body, slightly rounded at the top, stop well defined. Viewed from all angles, the head of a husky should not be too elongated nor too stocky. The muzzle is also of medium size, with lips tightly closed. Must be correct bite, scissor.
Have elongated eyes are positioned slightly oblique and moderate distance from each other. The blue color is a characteristic of the breed, but not mandatory, accepting standard brown or dark brown eyes and even different colors (squinting).
The ears are of medium size, neither very large nor very small, triangular, fleshy and well feathered, set high, pretty close to each other. The tips are slightly rounded and perfect high.
The color of the nose must be in accordance with the base color of the coat; thus husky furry predominantly black, gray or brown will have black noses; husky furry reddish brown nose will be closed; the husky white nose will be pink.
The male reaches 20-28 kg female reaches 16-23 kg. The weight is proportional to the height at the withers. The neck is arched and well positioned. The chest is deep and strong but not overly muscular and broad shoulders and well developed.
The ribs are slightly flattened on the sides of the body. Behind a husky is straight and strong; croup down a gentle slope towards the tail, which is bushy, carried over back when the dog is alert, lowered as the dog is at rest and is positioned below the imaginary line drawn between the withers and the croup.
The legs are strong with well developed bone structure but not massive paws oval, not very elongated and tightly closed with thick fur between the toes. Redundant finger from the front legs may be removed surgically.
The coat consists of two layers, hair and sub-par, wired medium length, very thick. Sub-hair is soft and dense but it is normal to miss during periods of moulting or be less represented at Husky kept indoors all year round.
The coat must fit to be pleasant to the touch, not too rough with the smooth texture. Accepted colors all possible range varies from black to full white. Clubs mask and forehead, although characteristic of the breed, are not binding.
Moving, husky feeling that floats on the surface of soil, running right into a trap, seemingly without effort. At rest, husky has a proud position of the body and head, inspiring power and agility.
Behavior Siberian Husky
Siberian Husky puppies were bred for centuries is, watchdogs of the home and make excellent companions. These two services that have met and left their mark on their personality through a gentleness and a great devotoment to master and family.
Siberian Husky dog has a very pleasant temperament, is playful, affectionate and kind even with other pets if they were raised chicken together. It is particularly recognized for his dedication and strong relationships that we establish with the family.
Siberian Husky puppy is intelligent, docile, very loving and sociable, being full of energy, especially at this age. In their hearts remain lifelong dogs, are friendly with strangers and are not good watchdogs barking little and fond quickly as anyone.
Sled dogs are body and soul, eat frugally and you will find they need less food than it may seem considering their size.
Training is difficult because they are stubborn, have their own thinking and execute an order only if you understand the point. Adequate training for master must show patience, stability in what he demands to know the dog and the dog's temperament Arctic.
Food rewards are what works best if you want to learn new things, but always have to give proof of self-control and determination to stem the Siberian Husky dog's tendency to take control in relationship with you.
If left alone, they get bored easily and may have a tendency to destructive behavior. Not bear to be left alone cages, have their methods to bear fruit even in metal cages.
Siberian Husky puppies are excellent hosts when a visitor crosses the threshold of their home, rarely barks or behaves territorially, yet possess a scream interesting, similar to the wolf.
Siberian Husky dogs love to roam, to dig holes and capture small animals, which is why you should make sure that the fence court's stand tall and walk it only with a leash.
They are wonderful companions for those people who are aware of what to expect from these beautiful and intelligent animals. Too many people are attracted by the gorgeous appearance of the dog and does not take into account how much physical activity needs this working dog.
Training Siberian Husky
Siberian Husky breed dogs are gentle and playful, but stubborn and mischievous. These dogs are full of joy and very tied to family life. Intelligent, and loving, carefree and calm.
However, these dogs have a lot of energy, especially when they are puppies. They are good with children and friendly with strangers, so there are good watchdogs barking as long as less and are friendly and love everyone.
Husky dogs are highly intelligent and easy to train, but they like to be independent and obey an order only if you would understand the point. Dog training of these dogs requires patience, consistency and a better understanding of the Arctic canine character.
These dogs will benefit when offered the opportunity. Huskie dogs are excellent companions for jogging, as long as it is not too hot outside. These dogs love to make noise and get bored quickly.
They hate to be left alone, therefore if you want more this breed, it is better to take two. Husky dog left alone can be quite destructive.
Dogs are good with other pets if they are raised with these small dogs. Huskies are thrifty eaters and need less food than you would expect. It is a breed that loves to roam.
Siberian Husky dogs are wonderful companions for people who are aware of what to expect from these beautiful and intelligent animals.
Characteristics Siberian Husky
Head scalp medium sized, well proportioned, slightly rounded top, well-defined stop.
Eyes: almond, located a moderate, slightly oblique. It is a common misconception that all dogs really Siberian Husky blue eyes, they really can be blue, brown, amber. Siberian Husky puppies can be bioculari in that it can have a blue eye and one amber.
Ears: triangular, set high and erect.
Chest: strong, protruding ribs are flattened on the sides to allow freedom of movement.
Tail: It is very well dressed and due to similarity with fox tail, also called "fox-brush". Caught in the top line, hanging gracefully over the back, sickle shaped when the dog is in motion or attention.
The tail is held down for normal rest position. When hanging up, twirls tail is not, nor allowed to sit back pay.
The hair that covers the tail is of medium length, slightly longer than the other parts of the body. Bite: scissor.
Health Siberian Husky
Siberian Husky breed dogs are prone to hip dysplasia and eye diseases, including cataracts are the most common corneal dystrophy and juvenile.
In general, short hair of these dogs is easily brushed and groomed, but spring and autumn shed profusely and then recommend brushing daily with a metal comb.
Due to their massive coat prefer to live in cold climates and must make efforts not excessive when the weather is sweltering.