Siberian Husky dog: care and maintenance
About features Husky care and maintenance learn better before the puppy crosses the threshold of your home. Our article “How to choose a husky puppy” will help you with choosing a husky puppy. And consider choosing a nickname for a husky puppy - scientists say this is important.
Proper care of husky dogs is impossible without well-organized physical activity. Husky need significant physical exertion. Illustrious participants in tobogganing, amazingly hardy, playful and strong, these dogs are not designed to fit in an apartment or aviary. Therefore, you should consider the possibility of regular long active walks, as well as letting the dog run without a leash - in a safe environment, best of all - in a large enclosed area. Therefore, it is best to keep a husky in a house with a territory for walking; keeping a husky in the apartment is very difficult.
At first, walk your pet exclusively on a leash. Husky are passionate strollers and easily run away. They will never attack anyone, but they may very well run up to “meet” a passerby. And since the dog is rather big and has a “wolfish” appearance, this may not cause delight in the object of a sudden outbreak of passion.
Outside the city, representatives of the breed are quite able to remind themselves of hunters and return with prey in the form of someone else's chicken or duck. Therefore, be vigilant.
An important part of husky care is proper hair care.Husky - clean dogs, skin and coat are odorless. They are not recommended to be washed more than once a year. So make sure that during the walk the pet does not fall out in a puddle or in the mud. If this still happened, try to eliminate the dirt with a damp soft sponge.
In the photo: Husky
Caring for your husky coat will require some effort on your part. The excellent condition of the coat can be maintained by weekly brushing. Husky shed twice a year. During molting, a thick undercoat is combed daily to facilitate this process and so that your apartment is not filled with pieces of fallen wool.
It is best to purchase special rakes for husky coat care at the pet store. They will not tear the undercoat and break the back of the hair.