Siberian huskies are among the most loved dogs in the world and a glance is enough to understand why. They are wonderful creatures of extraordinary beauty and many qualities. But adopting a husky bears great responsibility.
First of all, there is the problem of
. The huskies have a thick layer of undercoat and, if I’m not mistaken, an extra layer. Their natural habitat is the intense cold of Siberia, characterized by frequent snow showers. Unless you can keep the air conditioning on all the time or your house is very cold, a husky will inevitably suffer from the heat.
Robust and hyperactive, huskies cannot spend their days in the doghouse without physical activity. They must be stimulated even more than other dog breeds. After all, they are still used today as tow dogs for snow sleighs and
In addition, huskies’
like wolves and they tend to be pretty noisy, so this can cause some problems with the neighbors. Boredom can lead them to destructive behavior.
Like all dogs, huskies require enormous commitment from their owners to ensure their well-being and that of those around them.
Many adopt them without being fully aware of what the needs of this breed are and end up being abandoned or returned to the sender, with even serious psychological consequences. The phenomenon of the abandonment of huskies, unfortunately, is becoming a big problem.
Huskies are wonderful dogs and, if educated in the right way, they can become excellent companion dogs. Please, however, do not take them just for the motivation that “having a wolf would be cool” and then make like on Social posting photos and videos, or just because you like the metal wolves of the series “The Iron Throne”.
The huskies deserve much more
. They are not just any dogs to use to post puppy pictures on Facebook.
Finally, if you are sure you are properly prepared to take care of a husky, please adopt him from a kennel. Millions of wonderful huskies are looking for a home.