The Siberian Husky

The Coolest and Cutest Dog Around

Classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Genus: Canis
Species: C. lupus

Where they thrive

The siberian husky is an animal with a thick fur coat, so they tend to live in the colder regions of North America. An example is Alaska or Canada. However, they did originate in Siberia.

Food

Huskies are carnivorous, and they enjoy raw meats and dog kibble.

Husky Look A Like

The Alaskan Malamute is another type of dog that is closely related to the Siberian Husky, and they often get confused even though they are two types of breeds.
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Interaction

Huskies enjoy living in packs which is similar to wolves, however they are not related to wolves. They also attach to human families very easily.

Runners

Siberians were bred as sled dogs, so their basic purpose was for speed and power. They can reach up to 20 miles per hour, and can maintain this speed for long distances.
Impossibly Cute Husky Puppy: Wolfie Growing Up PT1

Facts

  • Height: 20-23.5 inches
  • Weight: 35-60 pounds
  • Fun Fact: Siberian Huskies can have different eye colors.
  • Fun Fact: Siberian Huskies saved the town of Nome Alaska. They did this by pulling sleds filled with medicine for the town.
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