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Siberian Husky

Dog Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is a breed of working dog native to the Arctic region of Siberia in Russia.

Males generally measure between 53 and 60 cm at the withers, while females measure between 50 and 56 cm. The average weight generally varies between 20 and 27 kg.

The Siberian Husky has an athletic, well-proportioned and strong body. The back is straight, the chest is deep, and the limbs are muscular and powerful.

The coat is dense, double and resistant to cold temperatures. The undercoat is soft and dense, while the outer coat is longer and stiffer. The dress colors are varied, ranging from black and white, gray, red and white, sand and white, etc.

The head is proportionate to the body with a slightly rounded skull. The muzzle is of medium length, and the cheeks are well developed.

The eyes are medium-sized, almond-shaped, and can be blue, brown, or even heterochromic (different colors).

The ears are medium sized, triangular, and carried erect.

The Siberian Husky is known for its friendly, sociable and energetic temperament. He is a happy, affectionate and playful dog.

Due to its working dog heritage, the Husky has strong pack instincts and generally gets along well with other dogs. However, it can have a strong predatory instinct towards small animals. Outside of work, the Husky can make a loyal and loving companion for those who are willing to meet its needs for exercise and mental stimulation. In addition, it is an excellent sporting dog. It is strong, enduring and capable of covering long distances in difficult conditions.

The Siberian Husky has substantial exercise needs. He needs long walks, runs, interactive games and activities that stimulate his intelligence.

The Siberian Husky is generally a sturdy breed, but like all breeds, it can be prone to certain health conditions, including eye problems like cataracts or hip dysplasia.

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