Big time howlers…
Siberian Huskies are so special in the world of dogs. These are strong and silent, except they can howl. They is often misunderstood to be the wolf dogs. You can hear huskies howling from `10 miles away. This is one of the wildest breed. They bring that wild to your home, in a controlled, manageable way.
As their name suggests they are from Siberia. Chukchi people developed this breed to work in the Artic environment. It was only in 1909, they were brought to the U.S. They are the classic sled dogs. Most of you would be reminded about ‘Eight Below’. Huskies love to be out in the snow and pulling sleds.
Huskies are by far the most popular snow dog breed. They rank 12th in popularity amongst all dogs, according to American Kennel Club (AKC).
Their eyes are charming to almost anyone. Sometime you might see two differ eye colors in the same dog. Icy blue eyes are what you see more often than not. It compliments well with their alert perky ears. It’s the perfect combination of cuteness and intimidation, coming from canine.
Built for snow…
This dog is built for the artic. They got insulated paws for subzero temperatures. Their strong claws explain how they gain traction. They are great at digging the s snow. They can dig in the snow and use it to save themselves from the wind.
Siberian huskies have double layer coats that are so dense. Artic chills are easily managed thanks to their coat. They can even survive -50s and -60s. When it comes to their abilities to survive the cold, there can be no exaggeration.
When they got out of the Artic, they developed ability to modify their metabolism. They can make do even in moderate temperatures. They work hours and hours to burn some of their stored fats. In turn, it helps prevent fatigue, which is common in snow dogs. They love to spend their energy day in day out.
Huskies are trainable. Don’t try to outsmart them. They are pretty smart to know what they need to do. If they are reluctant to doing a task, leave them at it. Huskies do not go with the flow like other breeds. Nevertheless, training is needed to curb early aggression.
Huskies need plenty of space. Don’t adopt one if you can’t give them plenty of space. They like to spend their considerable energy. They were bred to work in harshest of climate. These dogs are not for the tropical regions. Their dense double coat is going to need a lot of grooming. You need to comb them weekly to prevent matting of coat. Health issues mostly occur at the hips and eyes.
This is a pack animal. They are more concerned about family than territory. They have a liking for children. Huskies make great family pets. They want to be part of a pack and fits naturally into the right family.