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Breed Standards of the Siberian Husky

 

 

General Appearance:

It is moderately compact, slightly longer than it is tall

 

 

Head:

Eyes almond shaped; brown, blue, or any combination; Ears erect, well furred, slightly rounded tips; Skull slightly rounded

 

 

Tail:

Well-furred tail of fox brush shape, carried in a sickle curve

 

 

Color:

All colors from black to pure white

 

 

Size:

Weight:  male:  45-60 lb; female:  35-50 lb

Height:   male:  21-23.5”; female:  20-22”

 

 

Coat:

It has a double coat of medium length, with a soft, dense undercoat and straight, somewhat flat-lying outer coat

 

 

Gait:

It is quick and light on its feet, with a smooth and effortless stride exhibiting both god reach and drive.

 

 

Temperament:

Fun-loving, adventurous, alert, independent, clever, stubborn, mischievous, and obstinate.


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