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Siberian Huskies

By looking at the Siberian Huskies' appearance, you can tell that they are talented sled dogs. With their powerful muscles and their thick coat to keep them warm, Siberian Huskies do well in sledding competitions and the Iditarod. In this category, there are questions relating to this breedโ€™s characteristics and features.

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Can you tame a husky?

Huskies can be trained to be the tamest of dogs, when done properly and with enough time and effort.

Huskies (Siberian and Alaskan) were bred to run through the snowy north, as sled dogs. It is in their genetics to be responsive to human training, as well as a pecking order (alpha, beta, etc.)

Puppies ought to be left with their mothers for at least 12 weeks in order for them to learn proper behavioral lessons. This is the first step to ensuring a dog is tame; being with its mother teaches a puppy how to act appropriately and respect the pecking order. It also learns not to bite or be aggressive.

Socialization ought to take place following the first 10-12 weeks of a puppy's life. The more a dog is given the chance to interact with people, children, and other animals, the more comfortable it will become with similar situations. Situations involving aggressive dogs or young children that may harass the dog ought to be avoided.

However, most dogs can be trained to become tame, regardless of their history (such as shelter dogs). Huskies are responsive to kindness from their owners, and with proper training and rewarding, any dog can become tame. Dogs ought to be punished when they do something wrong, and rewarded when they act commendably.

Dogs are "man's best friend" for a reason, and huskies are no exception. If a husky is raised with love and care, it will return the favor tenfold.

Are huskies friendly?

Not all Siberian huskies are friendly towards people, some have been trained in some places to attack and to be a guard dog(I know someone who has done so).

Can Siberian huskies adapt to hot weather?

sometimes, but it is always a good idea to get them cooled down. You also have to remember about the dogs daily exercise. A husky will NOT make a good apartment dog.

How much does a Siberian Husky sleep?

adult huskys can survive a long time without sleeping. but a young huskys sleeps about 5 hours a day.

We think our husky was successfully mated around May or April. This was her first heat so we aren't sure. What are the signs of pregnancy and what should we expect?

Your best bet is to contact your vet, who can tell you if your dog is pregnant by doing an ultrasound. The vet will perform the ultrasound for around $40 at 4 weeks gestation. While the ultrasound will not be an accurate indication of the number of pups to expect, it will definitely tell you if your bitch is pregnant.

For pregnancy, the first signs are usually swollen teets and tiny lumps begin to form under the teets after a couple of weeks.

The gestation period for dogs is 9 weeks but you must be prepared for early arrival. Towards the end of gestation, you should regularly take the bitch's temperature as it should drop shortly before she starts to deliver.

You bitch will find a dark, confined space to 'den' in. You must create on for her that is safe and quiet. Do not allow her to find her own as she may choose a spot that is dangerous or hard to access. Once she begins delivering, she will not want to move and may become aggressive towards you if you try. Your vet will be able to talk you through the delivery process and the problems to look out for.

Allowing a bitch to come to term in her first heat is not a good idea as the bitch is not fully developed physically or emotionally. This means that she may experience growth problems caused by the pregnancy, as her body is not fully developed, there would be a higher risk to life and she may also be unable or unwilling to look after her litter.

What does Siberian husky and pitbull mix look like?

Normally a Siberian Husky/pitbull mix has medium, fluffy fur that can be black and white or brown depending on which parent they take after, with pointy ears, a fluffy, husky-like tail and the body of a pit bull.

See the Related Links for a link to a picture of a Siberian Husky/pitbull mix.

Can a husky kill a lynx?

Yes. Siberian huskies can kill bobcats, lynxes, and coyotes because of its strength advantage.

Are Alaskan klee Kai hypoallergenic?

Well, it depends on a lot. I don't think they are considered hypoallergenic. And if you're asking because you have allergies then I SOOO know how you feel. My bro has allergies and I used to and we want a an Alaskan Klee Kai too but that's not gonna happen. :( I used to have allergies a couple of years ago (BTW I'm 11) so not that many years ago. Hope you find one that's hypoallergenic!

Can Siberian Huskies have spots on their fur?

yes. it means their just a well developept pet, or is just how they were born.

How much do Alaskan huskies eat?

Not much at all. Very little. Give him a raw chicken leg a day, maybe throw in a wing...

What are Siberian husky facts?

-Siberian huskies are very intelligent dogs.

-They seem to be known for their blue eyes.

-I see more heterochromia and parti eyes in them.

-They can be a very territorial and dominant dog if the owner does not take control early.

-They shed a lot when they loose their under/winter coat.

-They are very active.

-There seems to be two sizes. Show size, which is a slightly smaller husky bred by the breeders that way for show. And the normal, sled size..which is a bit larger than the show husky.

-They can be very vocal and talkative.

-Non apartment dogs.

-Should not be left inside when home alone, because they can be very destructive.

-They can come in an array of coat colors.

-Two coat lengths. Normal, and then theres the wooly husky.

What is an organism that can tolerate extreme cold?

Many different bacteria, and almost all vegetative seeds. Seeds frozen at 0 degrees Fahrenheit or below apparently keep for centuries.

How much do baby Siberian huskies weigh?

a healthy weight-depending on size- is around 35-60 lbs.

Is the male Siberian husky bigger than the female Siberian husky?

Yes. The male Siberian husky tend to be about 5-10 lbs heavier, and about an inch taller than the female.

How much can a husky grow?

A purebreed Siberian husky can only grow to about 60 cm at the withers in males and 58-59 for females.

What is a pom pon?

A pom-pon is, at its most basic level, a decorative ball of fluff. Pom-pons may come in many colors, sizes and varieties and are made from a wide array of materials, including fabric, paper, plastic, or occasionally feathers. While not necessarily the most common usage of a pom-pon, the most noticeable and widely-recognized use is generally in the sport of Cheerleading.

What do huskys eat?

Nothing, because it is a dead husky dog~ Haha!

What do wild huskies eat?

Like other dog breeds, Siberian huskies are omnivorous scavengers and will eat anything that is edible (and some things that are not). Huskies have high prey drives and will chase down and eat small prey such as rabbits if they have the chance.
Siberian huskies eat rabbits, birds and other small animals.

Do Siberian huskies eat humans?

No. there are bred as a working dog. most commonly known as dog sledding dogs.