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Siberian Husky

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

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
Group
FCI Group 5, AKC Working Group
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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