doggyluvr: What are some tips on raising a siberian husky?
I am going to be getting a siberian husky puppy in a few days. What can i prepare for her? I already have another dog, so i have toys and stuff but what should i expect?
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Answer by Janet B
Congratulations on your Siberian Husky puppy! Don't automatically assume your Husky will behave like your other dog – they do tend to exhibit some breed-specific characteristics.
Huskies are escape artists. Many Sibe owners need a 6' privacy fence with a cattle wire to keep our babies safe. NEVER LET THE DOG ROAM OFF LEASH!
The Sibernet-L mailing list (listserv) is devoted to the Siberian Husky and is open to all Siberian Husky owners, breeders, exhibitors or anyone with an interest in the Siberian Husky breed. http://www.sos-srf.org/SibernetL.html
explains the list and gives information about how to join. Or you can find it though Google.
Sibernet-L was a life saver for us when we got two puppies almost 12 years ago!
Answer by Naysaツ
Lots and lots and lots and lots and lots of hair!!!
their great desire to just run and never stop
Answer by letterstoheather
Huskies are a different sort of dog, and when we get one, we need to assert ourselves as pack leader right off the bat. Here is a good list of tips for you to start with — … — and there is a lot of other, good information on this site about huskies.
I think that a group obedience is great for pups after they have had their series of puppy shots… it's good for socialization. If you have dog parks, or trails in your area, another good idea. Dogs are social creatures, and it's really a good idea to get your dog accustom to being in the company of other dogs.
You can find a lot of good information about huskies by doing a yahoo search. You can search for
Siberian Huskies as Pets
Training a Siberian Husky
Living with a Siberian Husky
I know you'll enjoy your dog. We have one here, and although they can be very pig headed and independent, they are also loveable clowns! Have fun.
Answer by havinajamingoodtime
Very excited dogs… once there "blood" gets following they have trouble listening… Like to pull on a leash so teach not to do that while young and dont pull as hard… Crate train while ur gone or seclude him in one room cause they will get bored and scavenge in the garbage or chew up anything… always full of energy… really cool exciting dog breed… i had never been around one til about a year ago and already planning on getting one once i move out…
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