Living with a Husky Inu
Temperament: Husky Inu is an alert, curious, an very intelligent, lively, fun-loving dog. They can become depressed if they don't get the right amount of attention.
Family Dog: The Husky Inu loves everyone and will make a great family dog but needs supervision around other dogs if not well socialized as a puppy.
Shedding: The Husky Inu does shed. They usually have wades of hair hanging you will need to brush out. They usually start shedding in the spring and summer.
Behavior: The Husky Inu is a loving and people-oriented dog.
Barking: The Husky Inu makes a howling sound and sometimes yelps. Some are very vocal and talkative.
Weather: The Husky Inu prefers colder climites.
Exercise: The Husky Inu needs a job or organized activity and plenty of socialization.
Husky Inu Appearance
Appearance: The Husky Inu is a fox like dog that is small in size, and has a compact muscular body with well furred body, erect ears and brush tail of the Husky Inu suggesting his Northern heritage.
Size: The Husky Inu stands between 13.5 to 16.5 inches tall and weigh between 15 to 25 pounds.
Head: The Husky Inu has a keen, but friendly expression. They are interested and even mischievous.
Eyes: The eyes of the Husky Inu are small, almond-shaped and brown, dark brown, green, amber, blue or white blue in color. They can have parti-colored or split colored eyes.
Ears: The ears of the Husky Inu are triangular in shape, firmly pricked and small, but in proportion to head and body size. The are set well apart and tilt directly forward with the slant of the back of the ear following the arch of the neck.
Body: The frame of the Husky Inu is compact with well-developed muscles. Males and females are distinctly different in appearance with males being more masculine without coarseness and females appearing feminine without weakness of structure. The Husky Inu has a slightly longer body then it is tall.
Gait: The Husky Inu is quick and light on their feet and free and graceful in action.
Feet: The feet of the Husky Inu are compact and catlike with well-arched toes fitting tightly together with thich pads.
Color: Like the Shiba Inu they can have a coat consisting of red and sesame (black tipped hairs with red background) or black with tan points. The Husky Inu comes in a variety of colors and markings. They can have Siberian Husky markings and colors ranging from black to white. Red and white, cooper and white, solid white, black and white, black and white mask, piebald marking, pinto marking which is white background with patches of color on head and body are all possible. They can also have a blaze down their face in any color.
Coat: The Husky Inu has a double coat with a medium length, straight outer coat and dense undercoat. Like a Husky they could have a shorter coat depending on the climate where they live. In a colder climate they will have a wooly coat.
Husky Inu Facts
Life Expectancy: The average life expectancy of the Husky Inu is 8 to 13 years.
Characteristics: The Husky Inu has many of the Shiba Inu and Husky characteristics. They are alert and agile with keen senses. They make excellent watchdogs and companions.
Husky Inu Health
Allergies: The Husky Inu may have skin allergies.
Eye Health: The Husky Inu may be prone to corneal problems that could leave to blindness.
Ear Health: The Husky Inu may be prone to possible deafness.
* The most accurate way to determine characteristics of a mixed breed is by researching the parent breeds.
** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
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