Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Siberian Husky


General information

  • Originated in Siberia where it was used by the Inuit nomads to pull sleds.
  • Distinctive eyes which can be almost any color, including a non-solid color; both eyes will not necessarily be the same color.
  • Seldom barks, prefering to howl like a wolf.
  • Dignified, gentle, elegant, athletic, agile and tireless workers, they need extensive exercise and are therefore not suitable for the urban environment.
  • Suitable for colder climates.
  • Expected to carry no fat. In training can appear thin by comparison to other breeds.

Biological Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information


  • Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: