Husky can be an excellent friend or the family dog that you were looking for. They are strong, energetic dogs that were bred to pull sleds in the toughest and coldest conditions. So, they are not dogs for everyone!
They are magnificent dogs and should be on your favorite list if you are a dog lover. However, before you get a husky for your family here are a few things you didn’t know about huskies.
In this list, there are also some interesting facts that make a husky the coolest dog to own.
Huskies were first domesticated in the region of Siberia, as their most popular type is the Siberian Husky.
The Chukchi a nomadic tribe from Siberia wanted to increase the area of their hunting approximately 3,000 years ago.
They, therefore, planned to breed the ultimate sled dog that is easy to maintain and domesticate in the cold weather of Siberia.
Their effort resulted in a distant ancestor of huskies called the Chukchi dog.
Huskies turned out to be extremely resilient, have a thick coat and long fur to shield them from below-freezing conditions, and be able to sustain little food.
Husky features prominently as a dog breed that resembles wolves, as you may know if you ever came across a Siberian Husky.
It is obvious from their appearance how much they mimic their wild cousin. Their sharp eyes, floppy ears, and protruding nose all reveal it. However, it’s important to note that dogs as a species are direct descended from wolves. They most likely shared a lineage from 9,000 years ago.
Despite sharing similar looks to wild wolves, all Husky breeds are smaller and friendly. They are between 56 and 60 cm tall at the widest point, but wolves in the wild are likely to be between 80 and 85 cm tall.
Be ready to give your dog daily exercising and walking routine, if you’re bringing an energetic husky into your home. Huskies require tiring activities to drain out their energy on daily basis. The best ways for tiring out a husky  according to most husky owners is to opt for walking, swimming, jogging, playing games, or even sledding with your husky.
Huskies are good running partners because they were developed as running dogs. Just make sure to gradually increase the jogging distance with your husky. It is a bad idea to start with a 5-miles jog on the very first day. Get a husky harness and leash to keep your beloved husky safe and under control all the time.
Another, thing to know, is that due to their extremely dense fur, huskies will be less adaptable to physical activity in hot weather conditions.
We see Huskies enjoying and having fun in a variety of cute and humorous videos on the internet, but why do people like Huskies so much? Unquestionably, they make a wonderful friend for kids, a terrific hiking partner, and a compassionate, intelligent dogs to have in the family.
It has a unique personality that might change, It’s also hard to keep them engaged in a single activity for long. As a husky owner, you have to come up with a variety of entertainment options to prevent boredom.
Unless a dog has a merle gene to overcome pigment from properly developing in the eyes and the fur, having a sparkle blue-eyed dog is pretty rare in most breeds. But not huskies, many of them are born with vivid blue eyes, or some huskies also have dual-colored eyes that are just amazing.
When most of us think about the color of a husky, thick grey-white or black-white coats come in the mind but let me tell you a husky can also develop wide colors contrast of fur.
There are multiple shades and patterns of the common six colors; black, agouti, grey, red, sable, and white which a husky may have.
If you own a husky, you should be aware of how expressive they are. They are renowned for being talkative and are fully capable to have a conversation by understanding your feelings and mood.
There are still plenty of things to discover and love about huskies, from their unusual close-to-wolf looks, piercing blue eyes, and rich history.
You should know these husky facts and also share them with your friends who love this fascinating and lovely breed of dog.