Siberian Husky dogs are popular for their wolf-like appearance. The word “Husky” is a generic term that refers to any dog of Nordic type.
The Siberian breed was evolved by the Chukchi people of North Eastern Asia, an ancient Siberian hunting people.
They used the dogs to assistance them hunting and to pull loads to long distances through the highly cold environment of the Siberian Arctic.
After a while the Chukchis learnt to domesticate reindeer and they were using to pull the heaviest loads.
Siberian Huskies, trained for multi-purpose work, such as hunting, herding and carry light loads.
North America exported some Huskies, the last arriving in 1929.
There may be no pure Siberian Huskies left in their birth land today; they disappeared during the Stalinist purges along with most of the Chukchi people.
Their exotic, wolf-like appearance makes Huskies appealing to many people.
The friendliness and affection of Siberian Husky personality; make them good companions for people of every age.
Huskies also do well in homes with multiple dogs.
Siberian Huskies rarely bark and they will not alert if someone comes onto your property. This makes them an inadequate watchdog.
They need extensive training and exercise in order to maintain good behavior.
They have energy and endurance to spare, so adopting a Husky means adopting an active lifestyle.
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