Siberian Shepherd

Country of Origin USA
Breed Group CrossBreed
Breed Type Watch Dog,
Other Names Gerberian Shepsky
Coat Thick and soft hair
Color Black and Brown, Red, Blue, Cream, Grey, Golden
Height  20 to 25 inches
Weight 45 to 88 pounds
Size Large
With pets Moderate To Good, Needs Socialization
With other Dogs Good to very good
Good for children Very good with socialization
As family Pet  Very Good
For first-time owners Moderate to Good
Intelligence Good
Barking Moderate To High
Hypoallergenic No
Behavioral Traits Calm
Life Span 10-13 years
Grooming Requirements Moderate
Shedding Moderate to moderate high
Brushing At least twice a week, if not daily
Ideal Brushes Comb
Sensitivity(Touchiness) Fairly Sensitive
Tolerant to Aloneness Moderate
Tolerance to Heat  Moderate – not extreme
Tolerance to Cold Very Good to excellent
A Roamer Moderate
A Chaser Good
Good for Apartment Dwelling No
Exercise Needs Fairly high
Trainability Very good to excellent
Tendency to Obese Moderate
Major Health problems  Cancer, a blood disorder, bloat, epilepsy
Appetite Healthy Appetite
Feeding 25% protein in foods containing grains and 30% of the protein in grain free food
Puppy Price $350 -$850
Medical Expense $485-$600
Non-Medical Expense $930-$1100

Siberian shepherd is a mix breed of Siberian husky and German shepherd. The buyer should check some of the reputable breeders, before buying this cross breed dog. Creation of this breed is done in the year of 1980s, with increasing popularity of hybrid dogs. To understand more about this designer dog, look at the parents which is this case is Siberian husky and German shepherd.

Siberian Shepherd

It is a loyal, intelligent and active dog that is also very social. His calmness and loyalty make him a great family unit pet, but his intelligence, strength, and compliance make him a great work dog also. Used in a variety of roles including search and rescue, police work military, acting, scouting, guard dogs and more. Training is highly successful with them. They can bark a lot though and howl particularly when left alone and they are wary of strangers. As mentioned there is usually a dominant side to them; he will be more like the Husky in temperament or lean towards the German shepherd.

This breed is a playful, loving and gentle one when it leans to the husky heritage. Due to the independent nature, they are loyal to family and can be harder to house train. To establish them as a pack leader, their owners need to be firm. They will not take their protective nature too far, with early socialization.

It becomes very energetic and playful, as it leans to its German shepherd heritage. It needs lots of exercises. They are very vocal. To stimulate the mental activity, it requires physical training and is intelligent at the same time.

This breed requires walk on a daily basis and a tug of war, fetch game healthy. Running and walking is also necessary.

They experience EPI, a blood disorder, eye problem, dwarfism, eczema, joint dysplasia and other diseases.

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