Alaskan Husky Physical Appearance

Considering to adopt an Alaskan Husky Dog and want to know what is the general appearance of Alaskan Husky or what are the popular colours of an Alaskan Husky?

Know more details about the colors, weight and height of Alaskan Husky Dogs from this page.

Alaskan Husky Appearance

Alaskan Husky Size, Height and Weight

    Consider the personality traits and appearance of the Alaskan Husky, as this breed is not for everyone. Use this information below to see if an Alaskan Husky would suit your lifestyle and household.

    Size of Alaskan Husky: The Alaskan Husky Dog is a medium sized dog.

    Height of Alaskan Husky:
  • 20-24 inches (51-61 cm)

  • Weight of Alaskan Husky:
  • Male: 40-60 pounds (18-27 kg)
  • Female: 35-48 pounds (16-22 kg)

    The Popular Colours of Alaskan Husky Dogs

  • Black
  • Blonde
  • Gray
  • Orange
  • White

Alaskan Husky Appearance

Alaskan Husky Information

The Alaskan husky is not considered a pure breed. It is defined only by its purpose, which is that of a highly efficient sled dog. The husky is a blend of various Northern breeds, chosen particularly for skills such as pulling. Specializations in type exist within the category, such as freighting dogs (Mackenzie River husky, Malamute), sprint Alaskans (Eurohound), and distance Alaskans.

Alaskan Huskies are primarily bred as working dogs. They have greater endurance in sled racing than Siberian Huskies do. Gentle and playful, this cheerful dog is very fond of his or her family. A puppy at heart, they are clever, sociable and loving, easy-going and docile, though they do generally have a lot of energy, especially as puppies. Good with children and friendly with strangers, they are not watchdogs, for they bark little and love everyone. Huskies are very intelligent and trainable, but they have a mind of their own and will only obey a command if they see the point and if you do not display leadership, they will not see the point in obeying you. Training takes patience, consistency and an understanding of the Arctic dog character.

What to do if you lose your Alaskan Husky

If your Alaskan Husky Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Report your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Report the lost pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.

3. Contact the local vets to see if someone has brought in your missing pet.

4. Call the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.

5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Shelters.

What to do if you find a lost Alaskan Husky

If you find a Alaskan Husky Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Report the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Register the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.

3. Phone the Local Council to collect the lost animal.

4. Take the animal to the local Animal Pound assigned to your suburb.

5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who can scan the animal’s microchip and locate the registered pet owner.

Laws Regarding Missing Pets

1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.

2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.

3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.

4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.

5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.