Today we’re going to explain everything you need to know about the Siberian Husky
Origin: CHUKOTKA, Russia
The Siberian Husky was born in the Chukchi tribe, the main developers of the breed .For centuries, the Siberian Husky was used to hunt for food and transport it to settlings. They were also used for trade with other villages.
The chap he cared for and respected the Siberian Husky they lived with them and fed them carefully, the great confidence they had in this noble animal also let them to sleep beside them especially children and women who enjoyed the warmth of their bodies and helped them to withstand the freezing Siberian temperatures.
Huskies are strong muscular medium to large-sized dogs that adapt to different climates by modifying their own fur according to their environment. their appearance clearly reminds us of the wolf and they are really beautiful dogs.
We find huskies in many different colors such as grey, black and traditional white different combinations with red, brown, blond or black
There are also completely white Huskies, the eyes are usually hazelnut brown or sky-blue although the species presents heterochromia in certain occasions, the mutation that makes them have an eye of each color
The Siberian Husky stands out for being a very extroverted and friendly dog, they usually gentle and affectionate with whom they live they occasionally show an alert behavior at home but they are not guard dogs that show aggressive behavior with strangers at all.
They are very intelligent and docile dogs willing to be a loyal and hardworking member of what they consider their pack.
They love to be mentally stimulated so it will be very beneficial to play intelligence games and give them active exercise. Agility for example is a very good choice for them.
The Siberian Husky will need a regular practically daily brushing when their hair is molting, they will also benefit from a monthly or bimonthly bath to keep their fur clean.
It is a dog that needs between two and three daily walks that add up to a total of 90 minutes, in addition they will also need to exercise actively to release their accumulated energy. This is why the Husky is not a suitable dog for everyone, it needs an active family
Finally, we remind you that food is one of the most important parts of care that you should always offer so always give them good quality feed. Food not only affects their coat but also their health.
Health problems in Huskies often arise when mating two Huskies are so directly related, this causes eye problems such as cataracts, corneal dystrophy or progressive retinal atrophy. On the other hand may also tend to suffer from dysplasia problems in the elbows or hips although it’s less frequent than eye problems.
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Education and Training :
A husky is a docile breed when training them although it will depend on each dog, not every husky is equally clever or curious, each one has their own personality. To begin with you will have to socialize the Husky puppy with different people and pets to make them sociable and balanced in their adult stage.
- Don’t forget that Huskies respond very well to positive reinforcement, which we will achieve very good results.
- Avoid punishment.
Finally, you will have to train your dog in the basic training orders by dedicating five to ten minutes a day to this activity.