Siberian husky is a beautiful dog breed with a thick coat that comes in many colors and markings. Siberian husky belongs to the Spitz genetic family. it is a medium to large dog breed. It has a dense coat. This breed originated in Siberia.
Siberian Huskies are strong, compact dogs. They had a medium-sized head in proportion to the body. The color of the nose depends on the color of the dog’s coat. They have an oval shape eyes which can be of blue or brown color.They have triangular shape ears. Coat colors include all, from black to pure white, with or without markings on head.
Siberian huskies are playful, gentle, and loving dogs. These are docile, social and high energy dogs especially young. They are very friendly with strangers and children’s. Huskies are very intelligent and easy to train. This breed likes to howl and gets bored easily. Husky that doesn’t get enough mental and physical excercise can be very destructive. This breed likes to roam.
They are not recommended for apartments, however they can live in apartments if well trained and properly exercised. Because of their heavy coats these dogs prefer cool climates. This breed prefers to live in packs.
Siberian Husky is comparatively easy dog to care for so, grooming can be done easily. The Siberian has a double coat of hair, undercoat is a soft coat which is protected by a harsh outercoat. The outercoat prevents Siberian from rain, dirt etc. The undercoat serves to provide insulation from hot and cold environments. The coat sheds heavily twice a year. During that time they need to be brushed and combed daily.
Siberian Huskies need a very little food to survive.They have a very high metabolism. Huskies are unlike many other dog breeds when it comes to feeding. Other breeds like Labradors and Beagles will eat as much as you put in front of them. Huskies take their diet much more carefully.if a Husky is full, they will not eat. If a Husky had a lot of excercise they will eat more. If a Husky does overeat and start to gain weight , it becomes difficult for them to lose it again. An overweight Husky will have a shorter life than a healthy one.
Prone to hip dysplasia, eye issues such as juvenile cataracts. Also prone to skin issues.
Siberian Husky is an intelligent, gentle, loving dogs. They are relatively easy to keep. Their thick double coat requires regular brushing , especially during shedding time, once or twice a year. This breed also requires daily exercise .
They have life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.
Average price of Siberian husky ranges from $500to$700.