Siberian Husky

Originally from Eastern Siberia, the Siberian Husky was imported into the U.S.A. in 1909 as a sled dog.
black and white Siberian Husky adult

About the Siberian Husky

Siberian Huskies are alert, sociable animals with a gentle temperament. Despite their size and appearance, they are not aggressive to other dogs or humans when they have been trained and socialised well.

The Siberian Huskies’ intelligence, calmness and desire to please make them rewarding companions and willing workers.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country: United States
Size category: Medium
Avg life expectancy: 11-13 years
Friendly / Gentle / Alert / Confident / Intelligent / Enthusiastic / Even-tempered / Hard-working / Independent

Key facts

  • Enjoys training
  • Needs a lot of exercise
  • Requires outdoor space

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