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The Chusky is a mixed dog that is a cross of the Chow Chow and Siberian Husky. It will have some extra-ordinary qualities of both its parent breeds. This dog is average-sized, with a lean body and facial features of its Siberian Husky parent. It is a fun-loving, affectionate, alert, and attentive dog that will also be protective of the family. A well-bred dog will love to be around family and also will be little laid back. It thrives on human attention and always likes to have the attention of its owner.
It should be socialized and well introduced to other pets and dogs from the onset. The Chuskies are heavy shedding dogs that require regular brushing, and grooming every two to three weeks. Being clever dogs, it needs to have positive and meaningful training. It is intelligent and active so will respond well to reward based positive training. Being laid back, it will tend to be less demanding and will not require a lot of physical activities, since it requires a good amount of daily exercise. The weight of a fully grown one is 40 to 65 pounds and height is 18 to 23 inches. Their life expectancy is 10 to 13 years.
Some of the other names of the Chusky are:
Chow Chow /Siberian Husky Hybrid Dogs
Chow Chow Siberian Husky mix
Siberian Husky Chow Chow mix
Their life expectancy is 10 to 13 years.
The average to large-sized Chusky dogs have a lean body and physical appearance like a Siberian Husky. The medium-sized head is well proportioned to the body and the muzzle is equal to the length of the head. The ears are pointy and eyes are full of energy, the almond shaped eyes are well set. The feathered tail of the dog is upward and curls to the back. The legs are long with the lean body while forequarter is strong and straight. Some feet are cat- like. This breed posses a double coat that is soft, dense, and thick. The coat comes in white, cream, reddish gold, and black with light red markings.
Weight and Height
The height of Chusky dogs’ is18 to 23 inches and weight is 40 to 65 pounds.
A Chusky is a fun-loving, affectionate, alert, and attentive dog. If well bred, it will love to be around its family and also will be a little laid back. It thrives on human attention and always likes to have the attention of its owner. It should be socialized and well introduced to other pets and dogs from the onset. A well-bred and well taught dog of this breed may be very smart, loving, funny, and protective of their family at times; moreover, it may suffer easily from separation anxiety; therefore, it should not be left alone for long periods of time. Typically, it is not an excessive barker, but can alert the owner when any intruder approaches. On a whole, a Chusky dog is a family oriented, good companion, with innate protecting qualities. Being smart it may be easily trainable, it also requires early socialization. In training, it will need firm, gentle, and consistent training. These dogs will respond to gentle, firm, and positive training. Firm, consistent, and positive training in conjunction with good socialization will be a great start.
Behavior with Children and Other Pets
You should teach your children never to play roughly and tease the dog when it is busy eating or drinking. Also tell them, how to approach these dogs. Normally, these people oriented dogs are gentle and mild with children and can behave nicely with other pets and dogs but should be socialized well. Some may not be good with other dogs unless socialized well.
Care and Grooming
Being heavily shedding dogs, they will need professional grooming and to be brushed regularly, at least once per week. Bathe when necessary. Ear and teeth cleaning should be done when you feel it is necessary. It sheds in the summer, so during warm climates it should be trimmed nicely.
In general hybrid dogs may have hereditary health issues. Remember, if you are going to buy a puppy of such type, you should seek an honest breeder, who can provide you with a health clearance certificate. The health clearance certificate will prove that all tests are done and the puppy is fit to live with. There are no known health issues of this hybrid dog; however, some can miss teeth in the middle sides.
Being smart dogs, it would like to have positive and meaningful training. It is sharp and active so will respond well to reward based positive training. Being intelligent it may be easily trainable, it also requires early socialization. It will need rigid, gentle, and consistent training. These dogs will respond to tender, firm, and positive training. Unyielding, consistent and positive training in conjunction with good socialization will be a great beginning. Train it consistently, decisively, and softly in order to make it an even-tempered dog.
Being laid back, it will tend to be a low demanding dog, but it requires a good amount of daily exercise. A fair amount of exercise can maintain its physical health and fitness. It should have at least a daily long walk to satisfy its primal instinct to walk.
The DBR and the IDCR recognized it officially as a mixed breed.
The talents of the breed are:
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Some interesting facts about Chuskies are:
A Chusky is a smart companion and people oriented dog.
A well bred (well-bred) and well taught Chusky may very smart, loving, funny and protective of the family at times.
It may suffer from separation anxiety; therefore, it should not be left alone for long periods of time.
It thrives on human attention and always likes to have the attention of its owner.
It should be socialized and well introduced to other pets and dogs from the onset.
It needs firm, gentle, and positive training.
It needs a fair amount of daily exercise.
It needs professional grooming and sheds heavily, so it should be trimmed nicely during summer seasons.