husky breed dogThe Husky breed dog is a dog that impresses: imposing wolf dog, eyes with its piercing blue fur, its fur would remind us of a plush toy that we want to cuddle. but even if the Husky is a docile and gentle dog, his vitality must be channeled. The dog Husky has its origins in Siberia. It is a working dog, powerful and used to very harsh climates, indeed, hundreds of years ago, the sled dog was the only way to get around the Arctic. He holds his name of "husky" which means hoarse because these dogs emit a hoarse sound to them instead of barking. Very attached to his master, he likes to live in perfect symbiosis with him.
Used to the harsh conditions of the Arctic, the Siberian husky has a very high good memory and excellent sense of direction.with an intelligence superior, he knows how to take initiatives. It is a dog with a nervous impulse particularly important and of great vitality.
extremely kind with humans, huskies are particularly sociable. it does not attach itself necessarily to a single person and can change masters without experiencing any psychological trauma. With children, he is affectionate, playful and soft.
As a pack dog, the husky needs hierarchical rules. In this case, it is the king who must play the role of leader, dominant, loyal and above all flawless. independent, ignoring free submission, a little stubborn because of his mind the initiative, the husky is certainly not easy to educate.
TRANSLATION: Prof. R. Triquet and Dr. J.-M. Paschoud / Version
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE OFFICIAL STANDARD IN
IN FORCE: 02.02.1995.
FCI Classification: Group 5 Spitz and primitive type. Section 1 Nordic dogs of the sled. Without working trial.
The siberian husky is a working dog of medium size with a light and lively gait. He is clear and elegant in its appearance. It's moderately compact, covered body with a good coat, straight ears, and a good brush tail. provided evoke his northern heredity. Its characteristic look is united and apparently easy. It fills with the greatest competence its original function as a draught dog by drawing a light load at moderate speed over long distances. The proportions and shape of his body reflect this balance of power, speed, and endurance. The males of the race are male, but never coarse in their forms; the females are female but without weakness in their structure. The siberian husky, in good condition, with firm muscles and well developed, has no excess weight.
IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS:Seen from the side, the body, from the point from shoulder to the buttock, slightly long higher than the height at the withers. The distance from the nose to the stop is equal to the stop to the occiput.
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Behavior/ TEMPERAMENT: The siberian husky is characterized by his kindness and sweetness of temperament; he is also alert and sociable. It does not have the naturalness possessive of a guard dog does not show any mistrust extreme towards strangers and not aggressive towards other dogs. In adults, we can find, to a certain extent, of reserve and dignity. His intelligence, his docility and his desire to make him a pleasant companion and a worker full of goodwill.
CRANIAL REGION :Skull: Medium sized, well proportioned to the body. The summit is slightly rounded. It is gradually decreasing from the point the widest to the eyes. Stop: Well marked.
FACIAL REGION :Nose: Black in grey, fawn or black dogs; it is
liver color in red-brown (copper) dogs; it can be flesh-colored in white dogs. The truffle striped of rose called "snow truffle" is acceptable.
Muzzle:Of medium length and width, decreasing in length and width. gradually towards the nose; the tip of the snout is neither pointed nor pointed
square. The chamfer is straight from the stop to the end of the muzzle.
Lips: Well pigmented and fit exactly.
Jaws/teeth: scissor bite.
Eyes:almond-shaped, moderately spaced and very well arranged. slightly oblique. They can be brown or blue in color. We accept one eye of each color or the heterochromia eye. Lively expression, but friendly and even mischievous.
Ears:Medium-sized, triangular, close together.
and set high on their heads. They are thick, furnished with good fur, slightly arched at the back and carried very straight. The slightly rounded end points straight towards the up.
NECK:Medium length, curved and proudly carried upright when the dog is standing up. When trotting, the neck extends so that the head is carried slightly forward.
BODY :Back: Straight and solid; the top line is horizontal from withers to withers. rump. It is of medium length, not short as in dogs. cob, nor insufficiently supported due to excessive length.
Loin:tense and dry, narrower than the rib cage and slightly narrower than the rib cage. wound up.
Croup:sloping with respect to the spine, but not inclined with respect to the spine. never swallowed to the point of hindering the thrust of the hindquarters.
Chest:high and strong, but not too wide; the lowest point is located just behind and at the elbows. The ribs are fine. curved from the spine, but flattened on the sides to give freedom of movement.
TAIL:well furnished, the tail which has the brush shape of that of the fox is tied just below the level of the top line; in general, when the dog is attentive, it is carried over the back into a graceful curve like a sickle. When she is carried high, the tail does not roll up to either side of the body and should not fold flat against the back. The tail that the sled is normal in a resting dog. The hair on the tail is of medium length; it is approximately the same length on the top, sides, and bottom of the tail, thus giving the appearance of a round brush.
MEMBERS FORELEGS :
Overview:The dog in the station being seen from the front, the members are moderately spaced, parallel and plumb; the bone structure has substance without ever being heavy. The length of the from the elbow to the ground is slightly higher than the distance from the elbow to the top of the withers. The removal of dewclaws is accepted.
Shoulders and arms:the shoulder blade is well oblique. The arm is slightly oblique towards the back, from the point of the shoulder to the elbow; it is never perpendicular to the ground. Muscles and muscles the ligaments that connect the shoulder to the rib cage are strong and well developed.
Elbows:close to the body, without being in or out. Carpus (wrist: The carpal joint is strong but flexible.
Pasterns: Seen in profile, the metacarpal cannons are slightly oblique.
Forefeet:oval in shape, but not elongated. They are of medium size, compact and well furnished with hair between the fingers and the pads. The pads are hard and of good thickness. The feet are not turned in or out when the dog is in holds in a natural position.
HINDQUARTERS:the dog standing up being seen from behind, the hind legs are moderately spaced and parallel. If dewclaws are present, they must be removed. elimination.
Thighs: Well legged and powerful.
Stifle: Well angulated.
Hocks: Well drawn and well let down.
Hind feet: Oval in shape, but not elongated. They are of medium size, compact and well furnished with hair between the fingers and the pads. The pads are hard and of good thickness.
The feet are not turned in or out when the dog is in
holds in a natural position.
GAIT / MOVEMENT:the characteristic look of the Siberian Husky is regular and apparently easy. It is fast and light in its the approach ch, and, in the exhibition ring, it must be carried out without trying to leaves, at a moderately fast trot, so that it has a good extension of the forelegs and good propulsion of the hind legs. Considering from the front, at a walking pace, the Siberian Husky does not form a simple track, but as the speed increases, the limbs bow. gradually inward so that the impressions align just in the longitudinal axis of the body.
As the fingerprints converge, the forelegs and straight ahead; elbows and stifles do not turning neither inside nor outside. Each posterior is moves on the track of the front on the same side. In action, the line from above remains firm and horizontal.
DRESS:Hair quality: The hair of the siberian Husky is double and medium length, giving a well-furnished appearance; however, it is not never so long as to hide the clearly drawn lines of the bottom layer is soft, dense and of good length. to support the topcoat. The topcoat is straight and somewhat lying down; it is never hard or standing on the body. It should be noted that the absence of undercoat during molting is normal.
It is permissible to equalize the whiskers and the hair that grows around the foot and between the fingers to give the dog a more neat appearance. Grooming the hair on any other part of the body is unforgivable and must be severely penalized.
Hair color: all colors are allowed, from black to white pure. There are commonly various marks on the head, with many typical patterns that are not found in other races.
SIZE AND WEIGHT :Height at withers: males 21-23.5 inches (53.5-60 cm) females 20-22 inches (50.5-56 cm).
Weight: males 45-60 lbs (20.5-28 kg)
females 35-50 pounds in Engli insh (15.5-23 kg).
The weight is in proportion to the height. The sizes mentioned above represent the extreme limits of height and weight without preference for one or the other of the extremes. Any sign of excess in the bone structure or weight must be penalized.
RECAPITULATION:the most important characteristics of the Siberian Husky are his size, his bone structure moderately developed, its harmonious proportions, the ease and freedom of his gaits, his correct dress, his pleasant head and ears, his tail correct and good-natured.
Any sign of excess in bone structure and weight, any constrained pace or left, and any long or rough hair should be penalized. The Husky of Siberia never has such a heavy and coarse appearance that it evokes a powerful draught animal. It is also not light and fragile in the to evoke an animal designed for speed racing on small distances. In both sexes, it gives the impression of being capable of a lot of endurance. In addition to the defects previously noted, the obvious structural defects common to all breeds are to be avoided in the Siberian Husky as much as in any other race, even if they were not specifically mentioned in the standard.
FAULTS:any deviation from the above must be considered as a defect which will be penalized according to its risk and its consequences on the health and welfare of the dog.
- Skull:heavy or unsightly head; head too finely chiseled.
- Stop Insufficient.
- Muzzle:too much whistle or too coarse; muzzle too short or too long.
- Jaws/teeth:anything other than scissors.
- Eyes: Too oblique, too close together.
- Ears:too large in relation to the head, too far apart, not carried straight. The neck is very short, thick and very long.
- Back:poorly supported or weak; carp back; topline inclined.
- Chest:Too wide; ribs in barrel circles; ribs too wide flat or too weak.
- Tail:Folded over the back or very curled; tail very curled.
stuffed; tail set too low or too high.
- Shoulders:Straight; not properly attached.
- Forelegs: Weakness of metacarpal cannons;
bone too heavy; front too wide or too narrow; elbows out.
- Hindquarters:the angle of stifling too open; hocks of a cow; rear too narrow or too wide.
Feet: Soft or sagging fingers; feet too large or
unsightly; feet too small and delicate; feet turned inwards or outside.
- Paces:shortened, hit, jumping; not heavy; a dog who rolls in his pace crosses or walks in crab.
- Coat: Long, rough or shaggy; texture too hard or too silky; any grooming except as permitted in the above.
DEFECTS LEADING TO EXCLUSION:- Aggressive or fearful dog.
- Any dog with obvious abnormalities
of a physical or behavioral nature will be disqualified.
- Males over 23.5 inches (60 cm) tall and females
whose size exceeds 22 inches (56 cm).
- The male must have two testicles in the natural appearance completely descended into the scrotum.
- Only healthy dogs capable of performing the functions for which they have been selected, and whose morphology is typical of the breed, can be used for breeding.