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black and white siberian husky

Animal name: Huskies belong to the family of dogs that belong to the mammals of the animal kingdom, [١] They are distinguished by their wonderful appearance, their ability to learn easily, and they also have a strong physique, as their origins date back to Siberia, and they were brought up by the chuck tribe of nomadic Siberian nomads, where they used Huskies as a means of transportation and pulling carts.[٢]
Length: the average length of the male is between 53-59 CM, while the average length of the female is between 50-55 CM.[٣][٤]
Weight: the average weight of a male ranges from 18-27 kg and the weight of a female range from 15-22 kg.[٣][٤]
Morphological qualities: the Husky is characterized by having two layers of dense fur, and erect ears, and its eye color is often blue or brown.[٣][٤]
Average age: his average age ranges between 12-14 years.[٣][٤]

Types of huskies

Here are the most famous types of huskies: [٥][٦]

Alaskan Mallard: its length ranges from 58-66 cm, and its Weight is from 33-45 kg, it has brown eyes and a wide head, is distinguished by a high level of intelligence, therefore it is very stubborn, and it can be aggressive with other animals.

Siberian Husky: the length of this species varies between 50-58 CM, and its weight is between 15-27 kg, as it has a small head, blue or brown eyes, and is characterized by extreme tenderness.

Samoyed Husky: it is often referred to as a special, unique, and different breed from the Husky breed, but it has many of its qualities; it was previously used to drag roller skates, and is characterized by being a friendly and gentle dog, and also has two layers of fur to protect it from the cold.
Labrador Husky: this species has some of the qualities of wolves in terms of a strong physique, and also needs a lot of exercises.

The character of huskies

His personal qualities
Here are some qualities of huskies: [٧][٢]

Huskies need a leader to make it easier to train them, most often their owner.
The Husky does not bark but sometimes makes annoying howls.
He is characterized by being athletic and agile.
Cheerful and very sociable, he also gets along well with other animals.
He likes to stay outdoors which also enables him to play sports.
He gets along well with children.
Nice at dealing with people.

Tips for dealing with it

Here are some tips for dealing with a husky dog: [٢][٣]

A Husky can become destructive inside or outside the house if it gets bored; it digs in most places to play, so it should be trained to dig in one place.
Obedience training, socialization, and teaching him good behavior should be followed.
It is not recommended to leave him alone at home; he is sociable and needs companions to play with.
While walking and running with him, he should be well restrained or in an area with a Secure Fence.

Feeding Huskies

Essential foods
The food of the Husky must be of high quality; which will keep its fur and skin healthy, the following are some of the necessary Husky foods: [٣][٨]

Raw or homemade food.

Dry or wet ready-made commercial dog food.
Healthy raw food; such as chicken, beef, lamb, fish, fruits, and vegetables.

Foods that are not suitable for Huskies

There are a number of foods that should be avoided and not fed to your dog, including the following: [٨]

Sweets in general.
Alcoholic beverages.
Onions and garlic.
Dairy products.
Raw eggs.
Peaches, grapes, raisins.
Tea and coffee.
Foods with high salt content.

Number of meals

The Husky should be fed at least two hours before starting the exercises, wait half an hour after the workout to feed it again, and also preferably feed it from 1.5-2 cups of high-quality dry food per day, preferably divided into two meals.[٣][٩]


The health of Huskies

The most common diseases affecting Huskies
The following are some of the diseases that affect Huskies: [٢][١٠]

Cataract: usually occurs when the dog gets older, causing difficulty seeing, sometimes it can be treated surgically.
Dental diseases: most animals and dogs get it, but Huskies remain more susceptible to it than other dogs, as tartar begins to accumulate on the teeth and develops into an infection of the gums and tooth roots, and if the dog is not treated immediately, it may lose its teeth, and suffer from diseases of the kidneys, liver, heart, and joints.

Obesity: aggravates joint problems, metabolic and digestive disorders, back pain, and heart disease.
Parasites: the Husky is exposed to invasion by worms and insects, this species is transmitted by drinking unclean water, or walking on contaminated soil.

Paralysis of the vocal cords: the Husky is usually affected by old age, as the vocal cords become paralyzed and hang in the airway and causing disturbing breathing, especially during exercise or in hot and humid weather.

High blood pressure: where Huskies have a high blood pressure than other breeds, and high blood pressure may cause blindness or clots, so it is possible to monitor and measure blood pressure and give special treatment to control blood pressure.

Heart diseases: there are some dogs that have congenital abnormalities in the heart muscle and malfunction or malfunction of the heart valves, so special tests should be done when you notice some symptoms such as fatigue quickly, coughing, fainting, or flatulence.

Keeping Huskies healthy

Here are some tips regarding maintaining his health: [٢][١٠]

Huskies need to exercise for 30-60 minutes a day to maintain their health and prevent obesity as much as possible.
His teeth should be brushed regularly.
You should keep up to date on trimming his nails once or twice a month.
The ears should be kept clean, examined, and made sure that they are free of dirt and inflammation.

Other information about Huskies

Breeding of huskies
Here is some information about the breeding of huskies: [١١]

Mating occurs when the female husky becomes capable of mating and conceiving by the age of two and ends at the age of 9 years.
The duration of a female’s pregnancy lasts for 9 weeks, after which childbirth occurs.
Puppies will need to be fed and weaned for 8 weeks.

How much sleep do Huskies need?

A husky should sleep between 12-16 hours a day; he sleeps 8-10 hours at night, and additional naps during the day, while young and old huskies sleep for more hours, as the number of hours of sleep for Huskies and dogs, in general, depends on the state of Health for them.[١٢]

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