Huskimo Dog Breed Information
|Country of Origin||United States|
|Nicknames and Other Names||Siberian Husky and |
American Eskimo mix
|Scientific Name||Canis lupus familiaris|
|Bred For||Family companion|
|Size||Medium to large-sized|
|Life Span||10-14 years|
|Ideal Weight||40-60 pounds (male and female)|
|Ideal Height||21-24 inches (male and female)|
|Fur Type||Medium length, soft, dense|
|Common Colors||Gray, Black, White, Black and White|
|Suitable for Apartments||No|
|Used in World War||No|
|Most Similar To||American eskimo|
Siberian Husky and American Eskimo is a beautiful breed. When these two beautiful dogs are crossed, you will get a Huskimo. It is a hybrid, so the appearance and the temperament it has is a mix of both parent breeds. It is a highly energetic dog that does best in a house with an active family.
It is a small-sized dog. The appearance of the Huskimo can be more of either Siberian Husky or American Eskimo. It will inherit the unique eyes of the Siberian Husky that gives it a different look. The ears will be either short or medium length and erect.
Temperament, Behavior, and Personality
Temperament: The temperament of the Huskimo depends on the characteristics it inherits from its parent breeds. They are a very active dog that needs regular exercise to keep themselves fit and occupied. As an alert dog, it keeps an eye on the environment and warns its owner if any unusual activities are seen. Therefore, it makes a great watchdog.
Behavior: The Huskimo is an active dog and if does not get enough activities, it will become destructive and even depressed. So, enroll them in agility training, take them on hiking to keep themselves healthy and happy.
Personality: The personality of the Huskimo is smart, playful, and loving. They are very affectionate towards their family members and thrives on their attention. It is a very smart dog, so training them is not a hard job to do. Start from basic and once they mastered the basic, enroll them in advance training.
Is Huskimo Child-Friendly?
The Huskimo is very great with kids and does well with them. They are tolerant of children but sometimes children play very rough which they might not tolerate.
So, proper supervision is necessary and also teach your dogs to behave around dogs and handle them gently. Although older children are best suited with Huskimo as they know how to behave around dogs and handle them.
Huskimo is a very intelligent dog and are not difficult to train but needs a consistent owner who they can take as their leader. Train them with firmness, patience, and positive reinforcement. Reward them with treats and vocal praises as a source of motivation and encouragement. Never treat them harshly as it will only lead to their aggressive behavior. So, always be Gentle with them even if they make some minor mistakes.
- Huskimo is believed to be bred in 1990, which is a little younger than most of the designer breed.
- The origin of the Huskimo might be in the United States along with other designer breeds.
|Common Health Issues||Obesity, Bloat, Glaucoma, Hypothyroidism, |
|Vaccination Required||Canine Parvovirus, Rabies, Canine Coronavirus, |
Canine Parainfluenza, Canine Distemper,
Kennel Cough, Leptospirosis
|Grooming||Moderate Grooming Required|
|Weight Gain Potential||Moderate Chance|
|Separation Anxiety||Moderate Chance|
|Diets and Supplements||Protein: 23%|
The Huskimo is generally a healthy breed with few genetic health conditions that it inherits from its parent breeds.
Hip Dysplasia: It is a condition that is caused due to the underdeveloped or dislocation of the hip joints. It is a painful condition that makes your dog difficult to move from one place to another. Therefore, it is necessary to check the health problem of the dog before buying it from the breeders.
Skin Infection: Skin infection is common in dogs and it can be seen due to some allergy like grass, weather, food, and other products. If there is any skin problem seen in your dog, immediately take it to a vet and start the treatment with the right kind of product.
The Huskimo comes in the combination of the following colors:
Cost: The average cost of the Huskimo is between $800-$1800 depending on the quality of the breeders.
The average height if the Huskimo is between 21-40 inches and the average weight is between 40-60 pounds.
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