Huskies are incredibly stunning dogs, they look beautiful. Soft, thick coats those piercing eyes and the incredible masking on their faces, give them an amazing look.
So what else makes them so special…..
1. How many people have stopped you to ask “Is that a wolf?” when they see you out and about with your pup.
2. Siberians happen to shed a very great deal.
I mean a lot. If you want a Siberian, then be ready for hair on absolutely everything.
Anyone allergic to dog hair (actually dander is the real issue not hair) then this dog is not going to be for you.
You must be prepared to start grooming at a very young age.
Because you really need them to look forward to the experience. It will be something you will be doing every day.
3. Can They really be that bad a watch dog?
Well actually yes!
They might look like wolves and seem pretty scary and fierce to the average person but, in reality they would rather lick you to death, than attack you.
If you’re jealous of your dog giving attention to other people, then siberians will disappoint you, they are dogs that like to be with everyone.
4. High Energy
These guys need a vast amount of physical and mental stimulation.
After all they were bred to pull sleds in freezing cold temperatures over vast distances.
So it makes sense that they will need this.
They need a lot of play time, long,long walks, probably every day. It’s best to employ structured play sessions as well.
If they don’t get the exercise they need they will be very unhappy, leading to destruction and escape attempts.
Not the kind of dog left at home for hours at a time.
5. Some would say disobedient or stubborn.
I tend to believe they are free thinkers.
They have an independent mind, they will do as you wish, but only if you treat them with fairness and consistency.
That also includes all family members.
They need to understand that to get what they want, then they have to do what is required of them.
To use harsh trying methods on a Husky is courting disaster.
Patience, firmness and kindness are prerequisites.