The Siberian Husky is a beloved dog breed known for its friendly, gentle, intelligent temperament and thick, double coat. Classified as a working breed, the Siberian Husky is a medium/large dog with an average weight of 35-60 pounds and a height of 20-23.5 inches.
This breed typically has a 12-14 year life span and requires a high amount of exercise per day. As for grooming needs, the Siberian Husky has moderate grooming requirements.
In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at the Siberian Husky’s personality traits, exercise and grooming needs, as well as common health issues associated with the breed.
Siberian Husky Breed Information
Breed Group: working
Average Weight (lbs): 35-60
Average Height (in): 20-23.5
Life Expectancy (years): 12-14
Daily Sleep: 12-14 hours
Siberian Husky Appearance
Coat Type: thick, double
Coat Colors: black, white, gray, red, sable, agouti, piebald
Siberian Husky Temperament and Personality
Temperament: friendly, gentle, intelligent
Trainability: independent, can be stubborn, requires consistency in training
Exercise Needs: high
Grooming Needs: moderate
Siberian Husky Health
Common Health Issues: hip dysplasia, cataracts, progressive retinal atrophy
To learn more about this breed, visit our Dog Breeds category.