The Siberian Huskies are one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. They originate in the people of the Northeast Siberia called the Chukchi. They are very helpful for the Chukchi people. They used the Huskies to herd the reindeer, pull the sleds and keep the children warm during night time. The Siberian are working dog breeds which are very capable of doing heavy workloads in intense conditions. They are also friendly dog breeds. The Chukchi love and care their pet dogs.
Siberian Huskies in America
William Goosak is a fur trader who brought the Siberian Huskies to America in 1909. He used the Siberian dog breeds because of their speed and energy. He joined the dog in the Alaska Sweepstakes Race and won the third place. This brought the attention of the people on this dog breeds. The Siberian became more popular to the people in Alaska. When an epidemic of Diphtheria stroke in Nome, Alaska they became the medical team helper to Nome, Alaska. This dog breeds gives medication to the people and became as one of the life savers in Nome. This event gives the Huskies the more popularity and National recognition. The Siberian Husky Club was founded in America last 1938.
In World War II the Huskies are very useful in search and rescue operation. The sled racing interest of this dog breeds was revived after the war. The increasing number of the Siberian Kennels brought the dual purpose of Husky breeding. The Eva Seeley and Lorna Demidoff had successfully demonstrated that the Siberian Huskies can win the dog shows and rail traces. The first winner of the Best in Show at AKC (the show for all breeds) was Bonzo of the Siberian Huskies.
The modern Siberian Huskies
The Siberian Huskies of today were mainly product from Siberia that became popular in 1900’s. They are very sociable, energetic and agile kind of dog breeds that loves children and other pet companions. They love to run in wide spaces like in the outdoor areas. They are very energetic and they love to play. It is best to secure their safety through providing tall fences in your backyards. This dog breed is not advised to be alone in the house for a long time. Siberian are very sociable kind of dogs; they love to be with other pets and to have their playmates. They can get along with cats if they are introduced when they are still puppies. They are very adaptable in cold areas because they are bred in cold places. They can also adapt to warmer climates if the owner will only show their proper care to the Siberian Huskies. They can enjoy their life fully up to 12 to 15 years. The Huskies vary in their weight and height. The males are likely to be taller and heavier compared to the females. The male Huskies vary their weight from 45 to 60 pounds and 21 to 23.5 inches in height. The female Siberian ranges from 35-50 pounds in weight and 20 to 22 inches in height. It is best to maintain proper grooming with this dog breeds; they often shed badly twice in a year. Proper care and attention of the Siberian will mean their good health and life as well.