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They are quick and graceful working dogs with loving personalities.

  • Origin:

    Siberia

  • Average size:

    Medium

  • Weight Range:

    Male: 20 - 27 kg

    Female: 16 - 23 kg

    Height Range:

    Male: 54 - 60 cm

    Female: 50 - 56 cm

  • Lifespan:

    12 -15 years

    Bred For:

    They were bred for sled-pulling, guarding, and companionship.

  • Characteristics:

    They are intelligent, independent, affectionate and gentle.

    Compatibility With Pets/Children:

    Huskies get along very well with children and are good with other pets if socialised from puppyhood.

  • Health Risks:

    Cataracts, corneal dystrophy, progressive retinal atrophy (PRA).

    Grooming Requirements:

    Weekly brushing is required.

  • Exercise Requirements:

    They need to be exercised for 30 to 60 minutes every day.

    Nutritional Requirements:

    They need a high protein, moderately high-fat and low-carbohydrate diet.