The Siberian Husky is a breed which has a medium- size, dense- coat and is original from the eastern Siberia. This breed is recognizable by its thickly- furred double coat, stickle tail, erect triangular ears and distinctive markings. The Siberian Husky is an active breed, energetic and resilient.
Siberian Huskies have a unique look as they have a thicker coat than most other breeds of dog, they can be colored in a variety of colors and patterns usually with white paws and legs, facial markings and tail tip. This breed can be colored in black and white, copper- red and white, gray and white or pure white though many individuals have blondish or piebald spotting. Striking masks, spectacles and different facial markings occur in wide variety. This breed incline to have a wolf- like appearance.
The Siberian Husky has the eyes colored in blue, light blue, amber or brown. Some dogs may have one eye brown and other blue or one or both eyes half brown and half blue. The coat of this breed is thicker that most of breeds of dogs, containing two layers: a dense undercoat and aq longer topcoat of short, straight guard hairs. This protect the dogs effectively against low temperatures , but the coat also reflects heat in the summer. The nose of the Siberian Husky is black in gray , tan and black dogs, liver in copper- colored dogs, and can be flesh- colored in white dogs. The size of the breed is 53 to 60 cm tall at the withers and weighing between 20 to 27 kg for males while females have 51 to 56 cm tall at the withers and weighing between 16 to 23 kg.
The Siberian Husky breed is known to howl rather than bark. The owner of the dog must practice exercises daily because this breed is an active one. The dogs are affectionate with people, stubborn, dominant and independent. When the dog is a puppy must be trained. It is known that this breed has a very highly intelligence being situated on the 45th rank. The dogs are very active because they were at the beginning bred to be a sled dog. If you don`t have enough time to give them attention or exercise they will get an unwanted behavior such as excessive howling , marking, chewing on furniture or crying.
The Siberian Husky has genetically issues such as seizures, defects of the eye such as juvenile cataracts, corneal dystrophy and progressive retinal atrophy. The lifespan for this breed is around twelve to fifteen years of age.
Even if you are single or your family has a very large number of members, you can choose a Siberian Husky because this breed gives you affection and love. Due to the fact that they have health problems , the lifespan for a Siberian Husky is around 12 to 15 years.
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