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Siberian Husky

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Siberian Husky
Photographer: Pamela Carls

Siberian Husky

UK KC Classification Working
Country of Origin Russia (Siberia)
Date of Origin Antiquity
Height 51 - 60 cm (20 - 23.5 inches)
Weight 16 - 27 Kgs (35 - 60 lbs)
Life Expectancy 11 - 13 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Siberian Huskies are medium sized dogs that are commonly used in sled racing. They have thick, dense coats that can be any colour. Their eyes can be blue, brown, hazel or non-solid colours.


Siberian Huskies are friendly, gentle and alert. They are intelligent and are very willing workers.


If you are considering a Siberian Husky as a pet, consider the following points:
They are unsuitable for urban living
They thrive in cold temperatures
They need a lot of physical exercise
They are content to live and sleep outdoors

Interesting Facts

Siberian Huskies are also known as:

Siberian Huskies and alaskan malamutes are often mistaken for each other.

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