Family: spitz, Northern (draft)
Area of origin: Russia (Siberia)
Original function: sled pulling
Average size of male: Ht: 21-23.5, Wt: 45-60
Average size of female: Ht: 20-22, Wt: 35-50
Other names: Arctic husky
Siberian Husky Dog Temperament
Fun-loving, adventurous, alert, independent, clever, stubborn, mischievous and obstinate, all describe the Siberian husky. This breed loves to run and will roam if given the chance. He is generally good with other household dogs. In fact, he is a very social dog that must have human or canine companionship. He may chase strange cats or livestock. Some howl, dig and chew.