As the name implies this breed of dog owes its origins Siberia, and they were primarily used by the natives as sled dogs. They were then exported to Alaska, where they were established as consistent winners in the sled races there. Huskies also closely resemble Alaskan Malamutes.
Characteristics: Gentle, outgoing, friendly, alert, intelligent.
Size: Male: 21-23 in, Female: 19.5-22 in
Life span: 12-15 years
Colors: White, Black, Black & Tan, Silver-grey, Black & White, Sable & White, Grey, Grey & White, Red & White.