Most Siberian Huskies are bred to pull sleds in cold climates. The coat comes in colors from black to pure white. Coats of the husky usually are two colors like black and white, red and white, silver, wolf gray, and red orange with black tips. The head is medium size in proportion to the body. It is a striking dog that attracts attention anywhere it goes. They are strong and like to play and work hard.
If you want to own a Siberian Husky you should have a good size yard or access to a dog park. They like to run and play so should be kept on leash to protect them. It is an extremely good pet for families as it is friendly and affectionate. It is safe for children not known to attack or bite.
Siberian Huskies have different colors eyes that are often a striking feature. It takes about four weeks to establish the dog's eye color. When the eyes are brown they are a rich dark amber color. Sometimes both eyes are a striking blue about 30 percent of Siberian Huskies have these color eyes. Some dogs have one blue eye and one brown eye. Other Siberian Huskies are parti-eyed.
The dogs need an owner that will give them some training. Because they are part of a pack you should take charge. Making the Siberian Huskies wait to eat give you an edge. Siberian Huskies like to dig so train them to dig in one spot in the yard to control the problem. They do not make good watch dogs because they like people too much. Check the temperament of the puppy before purchasing by spending some time with the Siberian Huskies.
Siberian Huskies need to be exercised every day for at least one hour. You can jog with Siberian Huskies but you should skip the hot weather. A Siberian Husky makes a great pet for an active person that likes to hike and spend times outdoors. Dog training classes are a good idea to give you techniques for controlling your Siberian Huskies. Crate training of the Siberian Huskies gives them a place to retreat when training that is safe.
Leaning how to walk with your Siberian Huskies on a leash is important. Because of their nature to run it is not safe to let them off the leash. Walking this dog on a leash give you control and a more enjoyable experience.
Most Siberian Huskies only require 1-1/2 to 2 cups daily made into two meals each day. Buying a good brand of dog food that meets the Siberian Huskies nutritional requirement is important. So ask the breeder or vet what is best for your puppy. These breeds need grooming and shed hair in the spring.
Brushing the Siberian Huskies coat once a week helps with shedding. They are clean dogs that seldom need a bath. During shedding season you should brush the coat once a day. It is suggested to brush the Siberian Huskies teeth two or three times a week to keep tartar from building up. Trim Siberian Huskies nails once a month and check ears for infections.