ABOUT THE SIBERIAN HUSKY
Showing, working, and living with Huskies
The Asian Chukchi people of the extreme northeastern part of Siberia,once depended on Siberian Huskies to survive. The hearty dogs pulled sleds, herded reindeer and guarded property in a challenging, frigid environment. Their amazing stamina captured the attention of passing fur traders, who eventually brought the dogs to other parts of the world.
Huskies gained worldwide recognition when they rushed needed medicine to ill Alaskans. They still compete in sled races, but also delight pet owners with alert, gentle and independent spirits. Despite having developed in cold climates, Siberian Huskies adapt well to a variety of living conditions.
The does not have qualities of the guard dog.they are not overly suspicious of strangers or aggressive with other dogs. They are intelligent, tractability, and
have an eager disposition
to be an agreeable companion and willing worker.
THE SIBERIAN HUSKY
The Siberian Husky is a breed of working dog that can make a wonderful pet for the right family. These dogs come in a different types, colors, patterns, but most have temperaments that are friendly and good natured. They are also generally adaptable to many different environments and climates. Whether you already own a Siberian Husky, or you are thinking about adopting one into your family, this site will give you all of the information you need to know about this special breed.
Siberian Huskies originated in northeastern Siberia. It was first bred as an endurance sled dog and to herd reindeer. This breed came into the United States by way of Alaska in 1909. They were quickly noticed by Americans for their ability and speed at pulling sleds. Siberians have an interesting background and a colorful history that will be covered further in this website.
BUYING A SIBERIAN HUSKY
If you are in the market for a Siberian, you will discover that there are few things cuter than an Siberian Husky Puppy. These furry babes will quickly find their way into your heart, but beware! The Siberians are known to be intelligent as well as tenacious. You would be well-advised to begin setting boundaries for your Siberian Husky puppy the day you bring him into your home. If you let your puppy sleep on your bed with you, you must be prepared for your full-grown Siberian to follow the same procedure – unless you are armed for a major battle of the wills! This is why it is a good idea to prepare yourself and your home before shopping for your Siberian.
There are a number of different options for finding the perfect Siberian Husky for your family. One way is through a breed club or a Siberian Husky Breeder, and the steps for locating and working with a good breeder will be found later on this site. You can also find a Siberian Husky Rescue organization near you that will have dogs available for adoption. Many of these dogs are full-grown and may require special care and training to acclimate them to your home.
Owning A Siberian Husky
The Siberian Husky is not always the easiest pet.
They can be very destructive if left for long periods and are bored.
These are not dogs for people who love their gardens as they dig.
They shed lots of hair, so not for the house proud.
They do not get along with very small animals and have a high prey drive, they have been known to kill small animals including cats.
They cannot be let off lead because of this high prey drive, they are fine while still independant on their owners, but when they mature and lose the independance, this is when the good puppy turns into the runnaway dog.