Working and Exercising
Siberian Huskies were born to pull something 40 times their
own body weight over long distances in temperatures that you
wouldn't like. It's what they do - it's in their blood.Siberians
can get bored very easily and then can become destructive. A
great way to exercise both your dog and yourself is by trying
Dog Scootering or Dog Sledding.
Dog Scooters are for 1 or 2 dogs and are great for the novice
rider. They can be used in many places where a dry rig or sled
If you want the ultimate thrill with 6 - 8 dogs, then Dog Racing
with Rig/Sled is for you.
Siberians are still used occasionally as sleddogs in dogsled
racing but have been widely replaced by the more popular Alaskan
Husky and hound-type crossbreds that are specially bred and
selected for speed and have less heavy coats. Siberian Huskies
were designed to pull a light load over long distances at a
medium pace, and simply can't keep up with their faster
counterparts. Siberians are still popular in races restricted to
purebreds and are faster than other pure sleddog breeds such as
the Samoyed and Alaskan Malamute. Today the breed tends to
divide along lines of 'racing' Siberians versus 'show'
Born to run
Run for fun