Category: Working Dogs
Facts about Siberian Husky Dog, "Scientific name for Siberian Husky Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". Originated in Siberia Russia. The Siberian Husky Dog is an average sized working sled dog breed with a dense coat and are one of the oldest dog breeds. The double coated Siberian Husky Dog is generally intelligent, friendly, energetic and hardly barks. Since Siberian Husky Dogs hardly bark and is generally friendly with people it makes a poor guard dog.
Siberian Husky Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Siberian Husky Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Siberian Husky Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Siberian Husky Dogs eye protected and moist. Siberian Husky Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
A Siberian Husky Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Being alone to its devices without much human or dog contact everyday might make it howl its heart out. The Siberian Husky Dog is rambunctious and loves to play and yearns for human contact. The Chukchi people would leave the Siberian Husky Dog to look after their young children. But this wolf-like looking Siberian Husky Dog does not take kindly to contact with animals like birds, cats and any other small pets or wild animals. Leaving it alone with one of these animals might result in the disappearance of the animal.
Being used to leadership, the Siberian Husky Dog requires proper training for it to recognize it's leader quality. The Siberian Husky Dog also needs an outlet for the high amount of energy it has. So taking it out for daily or frequent exercises will be wise. The only problem is that Siberian Husky Dog might escape from the person’s clutches because of its tendency to explore and roam are very high. So putting a tag with the owner’s name, address and contact number on it might be wise. Daily grooming of Siberian Husky Dog thick double coat especially during a hot day is also required.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Siberian Husky Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Siberian Husky Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Siberian Husky Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Average body temperature for a Siberian Husky Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Siberian Husky Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Siberian Husky Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Siberian Husky Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The average height of the male Siberian Husky Dog to the shoulders is 21 to 23½ inches (53.3 to 59.7 cm) and the average height of the females 20 to 22½ inches (50.8 to 57 cm). The average weight of the male 45 to 60 pounds (20.4 to 27.2 kg) and the average weight of the female 35 to 50 pounds (15.8 to 22.6 kg). In spite of its size and weight, a Siberian Husky Dog is not a big eater. The Siberian Husky Dog common color is black and white. Less common colors are pure white and copper red and white. The Siberian Husky Dog have a moderately sized head that is proportional to their body size. Because they originate from extremely cold climates, Siberian Huskies have a thick fur coat. A Siberian Husky Dog can shed a lot of fur during its shedding season. The Siberian Husky Dog only need occasional grooming during normal times but will require daily grooming with a metal comb during their shedding season to prevent hair from falling allover the house. The color of Siberian Husky Dog nose usually depends on the color of its fur coat which their noses will range from brown to grey. The color of eyes vary, dark blue, brown, pale blue amber. Interestingly, their eyes can be bi-colored, a phenomenon where one eye can be blue with the other being brown..
The Siberian Husky Dog has a life span of 12 to 15 years. The Siberian Husky is a good choice for those who have a large home yard for it to roam around. Because of its friendly temperament and intelligent characteristic, it makes a good companion for children and adults alike.
The number one heath problems amongst Siberian Husky Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Siberian Husky Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. Common health issues include; canine hip dysplasia, (PRA) Progressive Retinal Atrophy, displacement of the urethra (Ectopy), juvenile cataracts and corneal opaqueness. They are also prone to a skin condition called zinc responsive dermatitis which can be solved by giving zinc supplements. Most of their health problems can be averted through regular visits to Veterinarian.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Siberian Husky Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Siberian Husky Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Siberian Husky puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Siberian Husky Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Siberian Husky Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Siberian Husky Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Siberian Husky Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
If purchasing a Siberian Husky Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The Siberian Husky Dog belongs to the Working Group and 1930 was recognized (AKC) American Kennel Club.
Siberian Husky Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.