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Siberian Husky Dog Breed Description and History

by Sleddoggin Staff April 1, 2012

by heather.morrison Description: The Siberian Husky is a medium sized dog, with the male dog measuring 21-23½ inches in height and the female bitch being 20-22 inches, with a weight for the dog of 45-60 pounds and the bitch being between 35-50 pounds. They were originally bred as sled dogs. They are compact and strong, [...]

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Siberian Husky Dog Development & History

by Sleddoggin Staff February 26, 2012

Article by Kayye Nynne The Siberian Husky belongs to the so-called Spitz Group of dogs and has variously been known at one time or another under the following names:

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The History of Iditarod (Sled-Dog Races)

by Sleddoggin Staff February 26, 2012

The sled dogs were used as a source of transport in Alaska for more then six thousand years. In the 19th century – just before the arrival of the Russian fur traders – the Iditarod Trail was used by the native American Inuit and Athabaskans. The usage of dog sleds was improved by the first [...]

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