Husky is a general name for a sled-type dog used in northern regions, differentiated from other sled-dog types by their fastpulling style. They are an ever-changing cross-breed of the fastest dogs. The Alaskan Malamute, by contrast, was used for pulling heavier loads. Huskies are used in sled dog racing.Huskies are also today kept as pets, and groups work to find new pet homes for retired racing and adventure trekking dogs.Husky dogs in kerala from our Farm.
The word husky originated from the word referring to Arctic people in general, Eskimo, "known as 'huskies', a contraction of 'Huskimos', the pronunciation given to the word 'Eskimos' by the English sailors of trading vessels." The use of husky is recorded from 1852 for dogs kept by Inuit people.
Height: Male 21–24 inches (53–61 cm)
Female 18–20 inches (46–51 cm)
Life span: 12 – 14 years
Weight: Male 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg) Female 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg)
Colors: All colors from black to white along with a brown/red colo