Q: If you had a Siberian husky that you raised and someone attacked you what would the dog do?
Well, my dog passed away, and my mom and I are want to get another dog to clear everyone's deep depression but I want a Siberian husky, and I was wondering if you raised it and someone attacked you what would the dog do.
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Answer by Rotten Rotts Lets Restore Sanity in the DS
There is no telling what it would do unless the dog is a trained protection dog.
Answer by Karyce K
I own a Siberian myself, and she would take a bullet for me. Anytime someone even is in a offensive position she gets between them and I. For example, my step father is a big guy, and he is loud. Not that he has ever hit me, but he does have a temper, and whenever he seems like he might be in a bad mood or something, Leelah-my husky-is right between us, probably howling lightly. Noone has ever attacked me for her to growl. When my boyfriend is in my bed with me, she either tries to be in between us or when we might goof off, she is always on my side. But I dont know if she would ever “attack” someone.
The last Siberian I owned before her was a boy, and he would have killed if anyone touched me. He was always atleast two steps behind me. My brother was out walking him and I was walking with them, my brother and another boy got in a fight, and the husky jumped on the other boy and was growling, would have definitely hurt him if my brother didnt stop him.
I love the breed, they are loyal, but very respectful to owners. This trait can be bad if you do not supply the right training and you dont demand the correct amount of respect. Huskies are close to the wolf, so they are major pack animals, if you are not the leader, they will easily become the leader and can be a terror to anyone.
Answer by There is no cure for Ignorance!Call a Vet!
As with any breed of dog you don't want it going round attacking people .
Answer by winds_of_justice
Dogs are very protective of their owners, especially Husky's. I have had my husky for a little over a year now and while she's the sweetest thing I've ever met, she can get quite vicious around people and animals she doesn't know if they believe they are going to hurt me. I've had her making friends with a stray dog outside and when I opened the door to shoo it away, Nakita got very, very vicious and actually went to attack the dog to keep me safe. She's also almost attacked my aunt Barb for attempting to come into the house with only me home.
On the up side, these are on my property, isolated events and don't happen often. Husky's need to be kept socialized and with a lot of people or they can become skittish and hard to control around people unless you are there. They can even bring up the insurance on houses to cover husky's, as is what happened to us when we got our Husky.
On a side note, however, you want to make sure that your dog DOESN'T attack someone that isn't trespassing on your property or attempting to harm you in self-defense. If this happens, and you can't prove that it isn't self-defense or trespassing with the intent to do obvious damage, then the dog will be put to sleep by authorities no matter how much you tell them that she's the sweetest thing in the world.
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Answer by AndrewM
I have raised, own and love Siberians and while every dog is different in its protective posture some of its response is dependent on its view of you. Females are little more timid but most Siberians are generally very friendly, intelligent, observant of their surroundings and will stand their ground if they or your are attacked or threatened.
I have experience in walking two Siberians when a ~300 pound black bear can out a wooded area and I thought I was going to be dragged to the Bear with the vehemence of my dog’s charging and bloodcurdling howling reaction to the bear which decided it was not a safe bet and fled.
Siberians are also appear very wolf like and wild eyed (ice blue eyes) to many people and inspire a certain level of fear.
I would recommend the Siberian to anyone as long as you appreciate that they are very high energy, mischievous and a little bit smarter than us. They also prefer being outside no matter what the weather.
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