A cross American Pit Bull Terrier / Siberian Husky or Alaskan Husky is known as Pitsky. They may have the best traits of their parents. Good for every climate Pitskys are even tempered dogs. These dogs love to play with children. When they come from the mixing of American Pit Bull terrier with Siberian husky they may inherit the qualities of Siberian husky and pit bulls. When they are a mix of American pit-bull and Alaskan husky their temperament may vary from earlier dog (cross of Siberian husky and APBT). Either they are a mix of APBT and Alaskan husky or Siberian husky they may have chasing instinct and can chase small animals. They make a good family pet but are good guard and watch dogs. They have the power of pit bull terrier and the stamina of Siberian or Alaskan husky. The parents of these dogs are large dogs so it may be a medium to large dog which have weight between 35 to 80 pounds and height between 20 and 24. Pitsky may live up to 15 years or more. There some talents are Hunting, Sledding, racing, guarding and watchdog.
with a sturdy and compact body these dogs may have appearance of Alaskan husky/Siberian husky and APBT. Mostly they have a broad and wide head between erected/pointed ears. Eyes are well set, deep and almond like. A long square muzzle is there that is mostly comes in black colors. The muscular legs are very bonny. The coat of these hybrid may vary from dog to dog it is depend that what parent they have. The Pitsky may have shiny, short and smooth coat of pit bull or Alaskan husky or a Siberian husky’s long haired woolen coat. It comes in a verity of colors of their parent breeds. They grooming of this unique energetic hybrid dog is as like their parent dogs. They may average to heavy shedding dogs as like their parents so the fine, short shiny coat of Pitsky is easy to groom and required only normal grooming and brushing to keep the dog’s tidy look.
Pitsky is an even tempered dog which may good with children, small pets at home raised together, remember they have chasing instinct. They may chase not only small pets but even deer like animals. They may run very fast after deer, rabbits and squirrels. Over all they are good with children and all ages. They are healthy hybrid but may inherit some health issues from their parents. The all parent breeds of this hybrid are intelligent and easy to train so Pitsky may be very easy to train. Socialization training is vital for these dogs. These dogs required fair amount of exercises to burn their energy. They require taken out on daily walk, run or jog. Pitsky may very active indoor and can do well in apartment if trained properly and exercised well. They may act good while have a large fenced yard. But remember an husky mix may escape from yard while have not much care of owners.
Pitsky Life Expectancy
Pitsky’s life expectancy is normally up to 15 year it may vary from said years due to some certain reasons.
with a sturdy and compact body these dogs may have appearance of Alaskan husky/Siberian husky and APBT. Mostly they have a broad and wide head between erected/pointed ears. Eyes are well set, deep and almond like. A long square muzzle is there that is mostly comes in black colors. The muscular legs are very bonny. The coat of these hybrid may vary from dog to dog it is depend that what parent they have. The Pitsky may have shiny, short and smooth coat of pit bull or Alaskan husky or a Siberian husky’s long haired woolen coat. It comes in a verity of colors of their parent breeds.
Pitsky Weight and Height
The parents of these dogs are large dogs so it may be a medium to large dog which have weight between 35 to 80 pounds and height between 20 and 24.
These dogs may intelligent with power of their parents. Pitsky is cheerful, affectionate, and loyal and like to please their owner. It likes to live around the people and love the children.. The pitsky may have an instinct to chase the fleeing animals and the cats so they needed puppy-hood socialization and proper training to control this habit. It is very loving to human and a good family companion. When it has the qualities of a bull terrier they may be excellent with children but not trustworthy and cannot leave alone with the unfamiliar children. Remember they have a great power like the Pit bull terriers. When they are with children the supervision of a pack leader is necessary. Well socialization and the early good training of a dog can model the temperament good enough. A powerful and fully dominated and consistent human pack leader can train and make a good tempered dog. Now for further study of the temperament of the bull boxer pits take a stock with the traits of boxer also.
With the qualities of the Siberian or Alaskan Husky they may be very intelligent, even tempered, good for cooler climate and good with all ages. They may be good hunting dogs and watch/guard dog as well. They like the attention of their owners. With qualities of the Siberian/Alaskan Husky it may tend to be keen docile, social, loving, pretty enough. Remember these are dog for human company of humans and never let alone for a long time. If they left alone and ignored they may get bore and this may turn it to the way of behavioral issues like excessive barking, timid, aggression etc.
Pitsky Behavior with children and other pets
Pitsky when have enough socialization training and familiar with the family and the children and rise together with other pets they may be good and excellent with other pets and the children also. Never leave alone it with unfamiliar children and the other dogs without a leader’s supervision. Never allow the children to tease a dog when it is indulging to eat the food. These dogs are good with all ages equally if socialized well.
Pitsky Care and Grooming
Pitssky are easy to grooming. The short haired smooth and straight coat of the Pitsky is not difficult to groom. The comb should be with a solid hair brush regularly. The shampoo and the bath are recommended on the requirements. Ears should be checked occasionally. Nail should be trimmed properly and regularly.
Pitsky Health Issues
Pitsky are the hybrid dogs and the mix of two purebreds may not have more health issues. You should know that “better health care can make a dog healthy”. In general it is believe that hybrid dogs are healthier than the purebred dogs. But it may inherit some health issues of their parents.
The training and the good socialization of dogs is the responsibility of the owner. The people who not know how to train a dog never try to have dog with them. It is easy to train because they have a quality of quick learning and intelligence of pit bull, Siberian/Alaskan husky. They like to learn the things and make strive to please their owner to learn and get the training with keen interest. A firm, consistent and fully confident leader is needed for a strong, powerful and energetic dog. The pack leader should know about the training and the tactics of the training.
It is lively and energetic medium to large size hybrid dogs so it may need a dog play and running in a safe area. A Daily long walk, run and jog is vital for this hybrid. During walk and run human leader must be ahead and lead it. Like their parents they may be active indoor, they require fair amount of exercise to burn out their energy. They may have tendency to escape from the yard like their parent Alaskan/Siberian husky. Never over exercise it in warm climate.
Pitsky Pit Recognition
Dog Registry of America, Inc.
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