The Siberian Husky

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The Siberian Husky. Their Path to Domestication. Where did they come from?. Originally, from you guessed it, Siberia Used for thousands of years by the Chukchi people to pull sleds, herd reindeer, perform watchdog duties, and snuggle during the cold nights Close relative to the wolf. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • The Siberian HuskyTheir Path to Domestication

  • Where did they come from?Originally, from you guessed it, SiberiaUsed for thousands of years by the Chukchi people to pull sleds, herd reindeer, perform watchdog duties, and snuggle during the cold nightsClose relative to the wolf

  • Special FeaturesLightweight dog (40-60 lbs) with great stamina. (Can run for great distances.)Thick fur to deal with cold winters.Great love for digging holes and finding bones (to store in the ground for hard times).

  • Interesting FactsThey are escape artists and are likely to dig out under fence lines to go huntingPrefers to live in packsLikely to howl at the sound of sirensGets bored easilyVery intellegent

  • Bibliographyhttp://www.shca.org/index.shtmlhttp://www.dogbreedinfo.com/siberianhusky.htmwww.akc.org