Siberian Husky

This race is a race of original, dating from the Kolyma region in northern Siberia. Bred there by pioneers in the kennel of sled dogs - and Kamczadalów Chukchi, Koryak and Jukagirów. About 17,000 years ago, many paleoazjatyckich tribes inhabited the area when they were warmer and more friendly hunting ground. People there gained food hunting, what helped them hunting dogs. Each group has created its own type of dog depending on the requirements of hunting terrain, occurring temperatures and thick snow cover. Chukchi people living on the peninsula stretching from Siberia to Alaska. About 3,000 years ago, the climate has cooled considerably, so the Chukchi people began using dogs to pull sleds. This people lived in permanent settlements, inland and to hunt have to traverse long distances. Ideally, the dog was a small animal that needed a little food, but it was strong enough to pull the hunted prey at a moderate speed over long distances. When there is a need to transport heavier loads, borrowed dogs from neighbors and instead was tied 6-8 16 or 18. All males, in addition to the best leading teams, castrated. This treatment is aimed at not only curbing unnecessary matchmaking, but the dogs helped in maintaining the fat on your body. Chukchi teams numbering 20 dogs could reportedly spend over 6 hours 120 km distance and pull the weight with a mass of about 600 kg. They were often used by the Russians to transport passengers and mail. They overcame the 160-180 km per day at a fast pace. Husky was brought to Canada in 1909. By Russian fur dealer William Goosaka, but it is not inconceivable that they could get there much earlier. Goosak staged a race team in the "All Alaska Sweepstake" for a distance of 650 km. Compared with local sledge dogs seemed to be so inconspicuous that were initially mocked and dubbed "Siberian rat." Team these "rats" led by Thurnstrup'a, after defeating the murderous distance arrived at the finish line third. And so it began a string of victories in the breed. In 1910. On the route of the same race, John Johnson and his husky sled achieved a record time of 74 h. 14 min. 39 sec., Beaten only recently, in 1983. Between 1915 and 1916, and in 1917 won the famous team of huskies Leonard Sepp. Dogs Sepp gave rise to the breeding of this race on the American continent, where as a quick and robust quickly gained fame and recognition. Livestock Development has led to the registration of the race by the "American Kennel Club." Crosswords with local dogs led to the universal type. Dogs were used not only in sport, but also at work - not to carry heavy cargo and mail. Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (1872-1928), planning a scientific expedition from Alaska to the North Pole, he chose to transport the equipment was husky. Unfortunately, the outbreak of the war thwarted the expedition, and brought the dogs Amundsen became popular in Canada and the United States. When in the years 1950-1960 flourished husky kennel in North America brought the first copies of these dogs to Europe. The popularity and the number of dogs siberian husky in Europe has increased significantly with the development of the sport sled.