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Siberian Husky



Dogs give their human companions unconditional love and are always there with an encouraging wag of the tail when they are needed. The dog is indeed a very special animal.
- Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, "Dogs: The Wolf Within"

Siberian Husky puppies

Arcticsun Siberian Husky puppies

Siberian Husky adults
"Shasta" and "Tupik"

The Siberian Husky is an ancient breed. Developed by the nomadic Chukchi tribe of northeastern Asia some 3,000 years ago, he was used to pull sleds and herd reindeer. 

Only brought to Alaska in the early 1900s, he has since become renowned for sled racing and search and rescue work. 

This is a strong dog, able to haul loads over long distances and rough terrain.  

The Siberian Husky is a member of the Spitz family. He is a medium-sized working dog and stands 23 1/2 inches tall at the shoulder. He has a thick double coat that is medium long and comes in all colours including white. 

The Siberian Husky has a sweet nature and is a breed suitable for anyone who does not mind a dog who is playful, challenging, and independent.  The owner of a Husky may need to exercise considerable patience when training. Boredom in this breed, like many others, can lead to destructive behaviour. This is an active, energetic worker who requires a lot of exercise to stay in shape.

This breed does have a roaming instinct and needs to be kept in a fenced-in area. Because of his thick coat, the Husky does better in cooler climates and can live happily outdoors. A friendly, gentle dog, the Siberian Husky is a dependable and playful pet. 

A born sled dog, he will happily pull a young child in a wagon or sled.


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Clubs and Organizations
Siberian Husky Club of Canada
Siberian Husky Club of Canada, Alberta and Saskatchewan Region
Siberian Husky Club of Canada South Central Ontario Section
Siberian Husky Canada Dog Owners Association




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Photos displayed above courtesy of:
Shannon de Bruin, Arcticsun Reg'd


British Columbia 


Angela & Todd Manuel
Box 1080
Mackenzie, BC  V0J 2C0
(250) 997-4119

Leunam Reg'd




Shannon de Bruin
11524-37B Avenue
Edmonton, AB   T6J 0K3
(780) 298-7747

Arcticsun Reg'd

Al Pace
Box 207
Water Valley, AB    T0M 2E0
(403) 637-2535

Vashiral Siberians




Lisa Amos
Box 189 Station Main
Prince Albert, SK  S6V 5R5
(306) 763-1807

Shapali Reg'd




Jennifer Fairbairn
4524 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON   P0T 2G0
(807) 935-2712




Siberian Husky Rescue Site


Did you know?

The real hero
of the 1925 Serum Run
 was really a Siberian Husky named Togo.

The 12 year old husky led his sled dog team through 260 miles of blowing Alaskan blizzard to deliver emergency diphtheria
serum to Nome. 
Balto, another husky, received most of the fame because he led the final 
55 miles.



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