Sunday , 20 April 2014
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Siberian Husky 101

This video is all about the cold-weather Siberian Husky. This cold weather dog is from the extreme Northeast of Sibera and was developed to work in harsh conditions. These dogs were brought to Alaska to be sled dogs because they love to work and be out in the cold. They have strong, insulated paws for the cold and for traction and digging, and a double layer coat. They can withstand temperatures up to -60* F, and somehow maintain their metabolism so that they have energy for hours and hours (but scientists can’t figure out how!) My favorite thing about the Siberian Husky are the breed’s beautiful light colored eyes, which unfortunately like Labradors, are prone to issues (along with their hips). These dogs are family dogs who love children and being outside. I think they’re one of the most beautiful breeds of dogs, and I’m sure they would be loving the polar vortex in Northeast America right now as much as I’m hating it!

Alessia xx

About Alessia

I'm Alessia, owner of a rottweiler/beagle mix named Lucas (aka Lucifer - you can put two and two together on why he gets that nickname). I love all things dogs and puppies, among many other things such as babies, coffee, and nail polish. I like to write a lot and take loads of pictures, so blogging is right up my alley. Look out for posts by me on this blog, as well as my personal blog.