Siberian Husky

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Siberian Husky
Husky L.jpg
Black and white Siberian Husky
Other namesChukcha[1]
Common nicknamesHusky
Sibe
OriginSiberia
Traits
Height Dogs 21–23.5 inches (53–60 cm)
Bitches 20–22 inches (51–56 cm)[2]
Weight Dogs 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg)
Bitches 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg)
Coat Thick double coat
Color All colors from black to pure white, and including many differing colors and markings
Litter size 4–8 puppies
Life span 12–14 years
Kennel club standards
FCI standard
Dog (domestic dog)
Siberian Husky.

The Siberian Husky is a medium-sized working dog .It is quick and graceful. They have a compact and furry body, pointed ears, and a bushy tail. The husky is a sled dog. It is used for carrying a light load over great distances. Huskies show a balance of power, speed and endurance. Male huskies are usually thicker in appearance than female huskies.[3]

The personality of the Siberian Husky is friendly and gentle. They are also alert and outgoing. They do not act possessive like a guard dog. They are curious, but they are not usually aggressive with other dogs. A husky's intelligence, and friendly behavior make them a favorable companion. They usually have long fur.

Famous Siberians[change | change source]

Siberians gained in popularity with the story of the "Great Race of Mercy," the 1925 serum run to Nome. This made dogs Balto and Togo famous. Several purebred Siberian Huskies played the part of the "half-wolf" companion in the television series Due South.

Related page[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Siberian husky". Retrieved 2019-02-28.
  2. https://images.akc.org/pdf/breeds/standards/SiberianHusky.pdf
  3. "AKC Meet The Breeds: Siberian Husky". AKC.org. Archived from the original on August 30, 2011. Retrieved Aug 21, 2011.