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Facts about the Husky
A Siberian husky's good points heavily outweigh the minor peculiarities of the breed. There is no more loving and delightful dog than a Siberian. It has a great zest for life and boundless love in its heart. It is beautiful, with friendly, mischievous eyes. A husky is trustworthy around young children and delights in their company. It is not prone to much barking, but lets off a characteristic howl when making itself heard.
Siberian Huskies were used to bring in the much needed medicine to the people. In the late early to mid 1900s Admiral Byrd used the dogs in his Antarctic Expeditions. During World War II the dogs served on the Army’s Arctic Search and Rescue Unit. The Siberian Huskies talents are sledding, carting and racing. The Siberian Husky was recognized by the AKC in 1930.
Siberian Huskies were used for centuries by the Chukchi Tribe, off the eastern Siberian peninsula to pull sleds, herd reindeer and as a watch dog. They were perfect working dogs for the harsh Siberian conditions: hardy, able to integrate into small packs, and quite happy to work for hours on end. The dogs have great stamina and are light weight. Native to Siberia, the Husky was brought to Alaska by fur traders in Malamute for arctic races because of their great speed. In 1908 Siberian Huskies were used for the first All-