Huskies fall in the category of those dogs that were used for pulling sledges in the northern parts of the world. Their way of fast pulling makes them different from other types of canines that are in sled-dog category. Wolves of that place are considered to be their ancestors. Primarily, these canines were used for hunting large animals for food and sledge- pulling.
A list of Husky Dogs:
Alaskan Husky: The height of this canine varies, its weight is between 38 and 50 in pounds and it can live for 10 to 13 years. These dogs are not mostly for selling purpose as pets, but involved in the rescue operation and capable of being helpful companions if they are given proper training.
Akita Husky: This is a hybrid dog also called Huskita. Its ancestors are Akita and Siberian husky. Its height is between 22 to 26 inches, weight is 40 to 120 pounds and lifespan 10 to 14 years. These canines are famous for their selfless loyalty, being good with kids and other pets. If you are going to have a Huskita dog for the first time, then some lessons for taming this breed is a must.
American Eskimo Dog: The height of this dog breed: Male: Toy, 10 to 12 inches; Miniature, 12 to 15 inches; standard, 15 to 19 inches.
Female: Toy, 9 to 12 inches; Miniature, 12 to 14 inches; Standard, 14 to 18 inches.
The weight of Male: Toy, 8 to 11 pounds; Miniature, 12 to 21 pounds; standard, 22 to 40 pounds.
Female: Toy,6 to 9 pounds; Miniature, 10 to 19 pounds; Standard, 20 to 35 pounds.
American Eskimo Dogs are very loyal to their family. They are required to be kept close to their owners. Sometimes, being stubborn and barking too much is a part of their nature. Eskies are gifted with high intelligence. They need socialization with people for having a soft attitude towards unknown people.
Chinook Dog: Chinook dogs’ height is between 22 and 26 inches at the shoulder, weight between 50 to 90 pounds and life expectancy between 12 and 15 years.
Chinooks are good with kids. They need 30 minutes to 60 minutes daily for exercise, learn very well due to being smart. Daily brushing is required to keep their coat clean. They are well-known for tolerating the cold.
Finnish Spitz: Height 15 to 19 inches tall at the shoulder; weight 20 to 35 pounds; lifespan 12 to 15 years
These dogs are famous for being agile and energetic. They enjoy being with people and hate to be kept alone and behave boldly with unknown dogs but are okay with other pets they live with. They love to have treats that result in overweight, so it is wise to give them fat-free treats.
Keeshond: It falls in the category of medium size dog. The height of this breed is 43 to 46 in centimeters; weight 14 to 18 in KGs; lifespan 13 to 15 years.
The Keeshond is a playful dog with an obedient nature. It needs exercise at a moderate level but companionship is a must. Most of the times, this dog is very peaceful with the pets at home. It is very important to socialize the dog to avoid lack of confidence and timid attitude.
Norwegian Elkhound: The Norwegian Elkhound has its origin roots in Norway. The height of this dog is between 49 to 52 cm; weight 22 to 25 KGs; lifespan 12 to 15 years
This dog is known for being loyal, friendly, bold and alert. It is very good with kids. It is very important to embrace patience while training the dog. This canine has a natural tendency to be a guard and watchdog.
Siberian Husky Dog: Height: Female: 50 to 56 cm, Male: 54 to 60 cm; weight: Female: 16 to 23 kg, Male: 20 to 27 kg; Life Expectancy: 12 to 15 years.
Siberian Huskies are medium-sized dogs and have their origin roots lie in the north-east of Siberia. They are good with children, but when it comes to leaving with young children then it is unwise. If you are going to keep a dog for the first time, then Siberian Husky is not good for you; because they need training at an early stage of the life.
Samoyed Husky: Height: 19 inches to 24 inches tall at the shoulder; Mass: 50 to 60 pounds; Lifespan: 12 to 14 years
Samoyed Huskies need more time for grooming in comparison to many dogs. They hate to sit, so keep them indulging in walking, dog sports and hikes. They enjoy being with kids.
Schipperke Husky: Height: Male: 33.6 cm, Female: 31.2 cm; Weight: 3 to 9 KGs; Life Expectancy: 13 to 15 years.
It is very important to provide a Schipperke with proper exercise and mental stimulation. It needs socialization at an early phase of life; which can make it good with children. It is a fast runner, therefore controlling it can be tough.
Shiba Inu: Height: Male: 35 to 43 cm, Female: 33 to 41 cm; Weight: Male: 8 to 11 KGs; Life Expectancy: 12 to 15 years.
These dogs are active, attentive and alert. Due to being active, daily exercise is a must for them. They are good with children, but with other dogs need some supervision.
White Husky: The dog is one of the most beautiful breeds of dog. It is very hard to train these dogs. In spite big in size, they don't eat much if we compare to the other dogs of the same size. These species are not good with other pets. If you are living in a small apartment, then don't choose this breed.