Preparing for Emergencies

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We would highly recommend that all Husky and sled dog owners keep comprehensive emergency and first aid kits in their homes, and also in their cars or vans. You may also want to invest in a ‘pocket-sized’ first aid kit to carry with you when out walking with your Husky. Even just a couple of simple bandages can make an… Read more »

Safe Travel with your Husky

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This page looks at ways to keep your dogs happy while travelling in a van or a car. Travel can be stressful for dogs, and although Huskies and sled dogs are generally good travelers, they may be nervous initially, or get travel sick. In order to make your journeys with your puppy or dog as safe and comfortable as possible… Read more »

Leads and Collars for Huskies and other Sled Dogs

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Huskies and sled dogs instinctively pull when out and about. Although patient, positive training methods can persuade them to subdue the instinct somewhat, the sight of a rabbit, cat, squirrel, seagull, other dogs or anything else that interests them will probably have them straining at the lead. To walk your Husky you will need a good strong leash that optimizes… Read more »

Exercise for Husky and Sled Dog Puppies

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Puppies need very little walking while they are still young and their bones are growing. Puppies will usually wear themselves out running around the house and garden, and so exercise is not too much of an issue at a young age. The main things to make sure of are that your puppy enjoys a wide range of social and sensory… Read more »

Exercise for your Husky (and You!)

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There are many ways you can exercise your Husky or sled dog. Walking, jogging, hiking, cani-cross, scootering, or even sledging, Husky, Malamute and sled dog owners are lucky in that there are a wide range of activities they can undertake with their dogs. The main things to remember are; • Make sure you take the proper safety precautions for any… Read more »

The Best Toys for Husky Puppies

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Puppies need toys to chew on to ‘cut their teeth’ and to help their jaws develop properly. During teething you can put their toys in the freezer before you give them to them to help soothe their gums. Puppy Kongs are made of softer rubber and so are suitable for young puppies. For an extra treat,Kong toys filled with a… Read more »

The Best Toys for Huskies and other Sled Dogs

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Kong dog toys are resoundingly popular among Husky and sled dog owners. Kongs are very durable chew toys that come in a range of sizes and can be stuffed with all sorts of yummy foods and treats which your dog will spend much time trying to extract. In all our time as Husky owners, we’ve never had to throw a… Read more »

Keeping Huskies Entertained

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To keep your Husky or sled dog healthy and happy (and your house, garden and sanity intact) it is important to keep your dog entertained and stimulated. The Siberian Husky and other breeds of sled dog have a reputation for being destructive. Indeed they can be, but most of the time destructive behavior arises when Huskies and sled dogs are… Read more »

Feeding and Exercise

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Feeding your Husky or sled dog too soon before or after exercise is to be avoided. It can not only be uncomfortable for your Husky to exercise on a full stomach, but feeding too close to physical exertion has been linked to one of the most serious and life-threatening medical emergencies sled dogs can incur; ‘bloat’ or gastric torsion. It’s… Read more »