Siberian Husky

Breed Information

Breed Group: Working
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Overview
The Siberian Husky originated in northeastern Siberia as an endurance sled dog. In 1909 large numbers of this breed arrived in Alaska to participate in sled racing. The Siberian Husky's endurance, stamina, and strength quickly made them a popular breed in the Arctic region.
Character
The Siberian Husky is a compact and strong working dog. They are able to withstand temperatures as low as 75 degrees below zero, so are best suited for cooler to cold climates. They display a measure of dignity and reserve. The Siberian Husky is an amiable companion and willing worker.
Temperament
The Siberian Husky has an affectionate, gentle, and friendly disposition. They are alert and eager to please. They are highly intelligent and have an independent spirit, which can sometimes be a challenge to their owner. This versatile breed gets along very well with children and other medium sized dogs. However, their strong predatory instinct makes them dangerous to cats and other small pets. The Siberian Husky thrives in a family environment but does not become overly attached to one specific person. They will exhibit no fear or suspicion of strangers. They are not well suited for a two career family and require attention and companionship. They prefer to live in packs.
Care
The Siberian Husky is by nature clean and free from body odor. They require daily brushing to minimize excess loose hair, tangles, and mats. Bathing should only be done when absolutely necessary with a mild shampoo. The Siberian Husky is prone to hip dysplasia, cataracts, and skin allergies. It is extremely vital that they do not become overheated.
Coat
The Siberian Husky has a medium length double coat. The under coat is dense and soft in texture. The outer coat is longer and coarse with straight guard hairs. Their coat comes in a variety of colors and patterns. The most common colors are black and white, gray and white, copper red and white, and pure white. The facial markings include masks and spectacles. The Siberian Husky is a constant shedder that totally sheds the undercoat twice a year.
Training
The Siberian Husky is highly intelligent but has a mind of its own. They will only obey a command if they see the point of it. They respond best to patience, consistency, and fairness. They will quickly take advantage of an owner that doesn't let them know who the boss is. They may be difficult to housebreak. The crate training method is recommended. They will do well with early obedience training.
Activity
The Siberian Husky has an innate and deep desire to run. They do best with a large securely fenced yard. If they are left alone for extended periods of time they will become bored which leads to digging and destruction. They make excellent walking and jogging companions provided they are very securely leashed and the climate is not too hot. The Husky is not recommended for apartment dwelling unless they are exceedingly well trained and sufficiently exercised.
Weight
Male: 45-60; Female: 35-50 lbs
Height
Male: 21-23.5; Female: 20-22 inches
Color(s)
All colors from black to pure white
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2017

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How much do Siberian Husky puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Siberian Husky varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Siberian Husky puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Siberian Huskies sold is $725.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Siberian Husky with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $1,300 upwards to $6,000 or even more for a Siberian Husky with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Siberian Huskies sold is $700.

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What can I expect to pay for a puppy?

Median Price: $725.00
Average Price: $700.00
Top Quality: $1,300.00 to $6,000.00

*Data sourced from the sale of 21782 Siberian Husky puppies across the United States on NextDayPets.com.

Annual cost of owning a Siberian Husky puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Siberian Huskies true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Most Popular Siberian Husky Names for 2017

We've compiled the top 20 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 21782 Siberian Husky dogs.
  • 1. Bella
  • 2. Max
  • 3. Bandit
  • 4. Ace
  • 5. Dakota
  • 6. Beauty
  • 7. Daisy
  • 8. Molly
  • 9. Shadow
  • 10. Angel
  • 11. Jack
  • 12. Rocky
  • 13. Diamond
  • 14. Duke
  • 15. Star
  • 16. Aspen
  • 17. Thunder
  • 18. Mia
  • 19. Raven
  • 20. Sasha

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Member Since: September 2013
Location: South Bend / Michiana, Indiana
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Our puppies are raised in a warm and loving environment . Played with daily by our 5 sons and 2 daughters so that they are well socialized to be wonderful companions. Early socialization is key to having sweet and loving puppies that adjust well to their new homes. They are ready to go to their new homes at 8 to 10 weeks of age with a totally clean bill of health (puppies are kept on a worming and vaccination schedule). You will be given a 1 year health guarantee, giving you the peace of mind that we will stand behind every puppy we sell. Customer service and satisfaction is very important to us. If there are any questions or concerns with your new puppy, you can contact us and we will do our very best to be of help to you in any way we can. If at anytime you find that you can't keep your puppy or dog, you can contact us and we will help you in finding a new home for him/her. Come visit us and we will help you in choosing the puppy that is right for you.

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Anonymous asked:
What should you do if you want to have a Husky but there are kids in the house? Is it better to get a male or female? I heard it is better to get them when they are a puppy so they can grow up with the kids. Is that true?

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The Siberian Husky has a very high prey drive and a lot of energy. They need an average of 3 hours of running exercise a day; as well as mental stimulation when not exercising. Children, with their high pitched laughter, frantic movements and play running can cause a Husky to become over-stimulated and for that prey drive to kick in. It does not mean that the dog wants to hurt the children, but an injury could occur because of the size of the dog compared to the child. If the puppy is raised with children, raised to respect children and given both training and exercise; then this breed can live perfectly fine with children.

Anonymous asked:
Is it safe and/or wise to install a doggie door for a Siberian Husky so they can go into a fenced backyard while I'm working?

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A dog door is a good idea for any home that has a fully secured/fenced yard for their dog. But please take note of three things. Not all dogs will take to the dog door right away, you will need to train your dog to go through on their own. Secondly, make sure you purchase one that will fit your dog then they are full grown. Also, a dog door is an open invite to not only your dog, but other animals as well. It may be good to look into the dog doors that need an ID collar close to the door to unlock it. This way no stray cats or wild animals check out your home while you aren't looking.

Anonymous asked:
My roommate and I have a bully... he's playful, intelligent and very friendly with most dogs. I was just wondering how he would be with a husky?

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The Siberian Husky is the pinnacle of dog-athletes. They need an average of 2 - 3 hours of running exercise a day. They are intelligent, crafty, loyal and on the go kind of dogs. As for your room mates dog, as long as introductions are done slowly and both dogs have their own space that the other can not come into; they should do just fine. But please make sure you have the yard space and time in your life to devote to this breed. They are beautiful and everyone wants one, but they are not for everyone. They love to talk and have everyone hear it and if not properly exercised every day, no matter the weather; they can and will become destructive.

Anonymous asked:
How do I know a puppy is not from a puppy mill/farm?

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I have found that most breeders will allow you to come pick up the puppy at their house. I have never had a puppy shipped I have always made the trip to go and get them just for this reason. I also talk with them on the phone a lot prior to making the trip. If they are passionate about the breed they will tell you all that you need to know and want to know. They wont beat around the bush on any question. I would also advise that you do a reverse photo look up to see if that picture of that puppy came from anywhere else. I had purchased a female husky once and 2 years later seen the exact photo of hers that was on the breeders website on another website. So these people just took a photo off of the internet of her and is trying to pass her off as being theirs. Another way to prevent being scammed is by asking the breeder to take a photo of the puppy with a piece of paper that has your name written on it. I would say that USDA certification is a good thing, however, I have worked with USDA when I use to work at a factory and know that they can be easily swayed. I would say to go with your gut feelings and if possible make the trip to get your puppy. I have stayed on the phone with one breeder for hours because we both love sharing stories and exchanging knowledge with each other. I will say that I also know of breeders that wont allow anyone to come on site due to having litters stolen in the past. This is not a common thing, but I have known of breeders that allowed people to come on site to see the puppies and the next day while they are at work the puppies are taken so they don't allow anyone on site because of that. To be honest in those cases it is a sad world when on both ends it just seems like you can't trust anyone.

Anonymous asked:
Is it okay to buy a female Husky if I already own one?

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The Siberian Husky breed is prone to same gender aggression, so if you already own a female Husky; it may be best to get a male. Though, every dog is different, and you know if your dog gets along with males or females better. If you are getting a young adult, adult or senior dog; make sure the dog meets your original dog off your property so that your original dog doesn't get territorial.

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Updated: 8/17/2017