West Siberian Laika Dog Breed

Thinking of getting a West Siberian Laika Dog and want to know if a West Siberian Laika is suitable for your household?

Use the West Siberian Laika information on this website to learn more about adaptability, health issues, life span of West Siberian Laika and more.

West Siberian Laika Facts

  • Name: West Siberian Laika
  • Other Names: Zapadno-Sibirskaïa Laïka
  • Origin: Russia
  • Breed Group: Hound, Northern Breed (UKC)
  • Breed Type: Purebred


West Siberian Laika Dog Facts

West Siberian Laika Information

The West Siberian Laika is a medium to large size dog, strong, well built northern breed, with a general wolf-like appearance. The breed is never coarse or massive. Due to the arctic conditions in the country of origin, the coat is very important. It must be double, dense, very hard and not too long.

Intelligent, willing to learn and easily trainable. Affectionate and loyal to his family, and friendly to strangers. The breed has a strongly developed hunting instinct and a keen sense of direction. When he finds game, he alerts the hunter by barking.

What to do if you lose your West Siberian Laika

If your West Siberian Laika 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. Register the lost pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.

3. Phone the local vets to see if someone has handed in your missing pet.

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

5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.

What to do if you find a lost West Siberian Laika

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

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

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

3. Call the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.

4. Take the animal to the local Animal Pound near to your area.

5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who usually scan the animal’s microchip and contact 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 contact 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.