There are mainly seven major groups of dogs namely
- Terrier group
- Toy group
- Working group
- Sporting group
- Hound group
- Non-sporting group
- Herding group
Husky dogs belong to a working group of dogs, originated from Siberia, Russia. Their ancestors used to live in frozen and bitter Siberian Arctic environment. These dogs were used by hunter-gatherers for hunting purpose.
What is the Characteristic of White Husky Dogs?
White husky dogs are medium size dogs of height which range from 53 to 61 cm male and 46cm to 51 cm female. They normally are active and smart can have weight about 20 to 27 kg male and 16 to 23 kg female. Husky dogs have fury thick coat normally thicker than other dogs and expressive eyes.
White husky dogs are world famous for their intelligence, friendly behavior and quick learning skills. They differ from rest of the dogs in the way that they howl instead of barking.
Can White Husky Dogs Survive in Hot Weather?
As mentioned earlier that husky’s ancestors lived in extremely cold climate but these dogs possess a great environment adaptability. They are found almost everywhere. Hence husky can easily adopt hot climate as well.
Can a Family with Children Adopt a White Husky Dog?
Husky dogs were breaded by people inhabiting at Chukchi Peninsula and the Chukchi Sea and were raised up with family. They are reliable for the family having children as white husky like all other dogs love playing with kids instead of hurting them.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) declares husky breed to be safe and good for dogs.
What Diseases are White Huskies Prone to?
According to a report published in 1999 by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the lifespan of the Husky dogs is 12 to 14 years. Even though husky dogs are healthy breed they are prone to some health issues most of them are genetic diseases like seizures and some eye diseases. These diseases include
- Juvenile cataracts
- Corneal dystrophy
- Canine glaucoma
- Progressive retinal atrophy
Another disease called Uveodermatologic Syndrome, which affect the skin of eye and nervous system of the dog, is very common in husky dogs breed.
How to Groom a White Husky Dog?
Grooming of white husky dog is simple and easy even a simple comb is enough to make your dog look shiny and clean. You can use a curry comb or wide-toothed comb. Go gently with it from head to teal taking care of pulling any tangles.
This gentle comb will remove the lost hairs from under and outer coat allowing you reach to the skin.
Their coat is soft and lovely hence does not need cutting or trimming. Cutting and trimming can cause coat damage.
How to Train a White Husky Dog?
Except that husky dogs have got very gentle demeanor and affectionate behavior and are intelligent and athletic, they are pack dogs and give very tough time while training. It is very important for a trainer to watch the temperament of husky dogs. There are mainly seven steps necessary followed to avoid any unhappy situation while training a husky dog.
- Establish yourself as the “alpha”.
- Reward good behavior.
- Discipline your husky without using violence.
- Build a useful vocabulary with your husky.
- Be consistent and balanced in your training.
- Make some rules and try to stick with them.
- Exercise at least thirty minutes a day to burn off excess energy in addition to play time.