Often known as the ‘Siberian Husky’, Huskies are among the most identifiable and attractive breeds thanks to their thick, double-coated fur, pointed ears and bushy tail. With its origins in Siberia, where the indigenous Chukchi people used it as a sleigh dog, the Husky is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. Known for its strength, speed and stamina, a Husky makes for a loyal and affectionate companion.
|Coat:||Dense, double coat|
|Life span:||12 - 14 years|
|Temperament:||Friendly, playful, intelligent, loyal|
The Husky temperament is intelligent, playful and very friendly. They are known for their good nature as well as their love of people and they make loyal companions for people with active lifestyles.
Bred for their power, stamina and endurance, the Husky is a very hardy and robust breed that needs lots of daily exercise.
The thick, well-furred appearance of a Husky coat is one of the breed’s most identifiable characteristics. Although it is relatively easy to look after, a Husky coat requires plenty of attention to keep it in tip-top condition.
Although Huskies are very active, medium-sized dogs, they tend to require a relatively small amount of food compared to other dogs of a similar size.
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Choosing the right insurance for your Husky can help keep them happy and healthy whatever happens. Conditions that we see they are prone to are not always covered as some other providers’ policies limit what they’ll pay for certain conditions, like cruciate ligament injuries. Others won’t cover your pet for dental illness or injury, or for congenital and hereditary conditions. With Petplan’s Covered for Life® dog insurance we have no additional limits for specific conditions or diagnostic tools.