According to Allugas Siberians, a Siberian husky breeder, blue eye color depends on the genetics of the mating adults. Some breeders strive to produce only blue-eyed dogs, but the American Kennel Club also acknowledges huskies with brown, green and amber eyes. In addition, eyes of two different colors, such as one blue and one green, or one eye containing two colors are also approved.Continue Reading
All Siberian husky puppies are born with blue eyes but within 6 weeks of birth, the color either stays blue or becomes gray before turning to its final, permanent color. Siberian huskies originated as work dogs for Chukchi tribe members who lived in the eastern peninsula of Siberia. Husky fur, which is heavy and dense, protects them from the harsh weather conditions, such as sub-zero temperatures and heavy, wet snow. Huskies are compact and agile, they enjoy working in teams, and they work for extended periods without tiring.
Fur traders introduced Siberian huskies to Alaska. The breed participated in the first 408-mile long All-Alaskan Sweepstakes race. In 1925, the dogs transported needed medicine during a diphtheria outbreak in Nome. They have headed up Antarctic expeditions and served as search and rescue dogs during World War II. In 1930, Siberian huskies were recognized by the AKC.Learn more about Dogs
The American and the United Kennel Clubs deem all eye colors acceptable for American Pit Bull Terriers but consider blue and mismatched eyes as faults because they indicate that the dog has been crossed with a separate breed. Blue eyes may also signify a disease associated with the merle allele.Full Answer >
Siberian huskies were originally bred for use as sled dogs in Northeast Asia. The breed is still categorized as a working breed by the American Kennel Club. They are extremely energetic and need a great deal of training to channel that energy.Full Answer >
The Mini Huskies website is a source of miniature Siberian huskies. Otherwise, they are extremely difficult to find. The breed is in high demand and only a select group of breeders produces it. Mini Huskies is located in North Carolina and has a long wait list.Full Answer >
People adopting Siberian huskies need to understand that they are very high-energy dogs that need a lot of exercise. They are also very social dogs and need a lot of human or canine company to be happy.Full Answer >