Huskies eat a combination of foods, such as dry dog food or a mix of raw meat, bones and vegetables. One example of a regular diet includes 4 cups of a high-quality dry dog food given twice daily.Know More
Siberian husky dogs are a breed developed by the Chukchis in the Arctic as sled dogs. This breed is highly intelligent, friendly, stubborn and very active. They had to have all of these qualities to survive in their harsh Northern climate. The Chukchis also bred a dog that did well on a relatively small amount of food.
It is perfectly fine to feed a husky only twice a day and to keep portions relatively small compared to other medium and large breed dogs. About 4 cups daily of a good quality, well-rounded diet is enough food.
A high-quality dry dog food may suffice for the basic diet, but some breeders recommend feeding raw meat and veggies too. The Bones and Raw Food or BARF Diet is another option for husky owners. This diet consists of a mix of animal bones, ground beef, ground turkey, fish and organ meats. Vegetables, such as leafy greens, carrots, broccoli and some sprouts, given on this diet add fiber and other nutrients.Learn more about Dogs
The Siberian husky thrives on nutrients of both animal and plant origin. The breed has a particularly high protein requirement given its active nature. However, the husky's caloric needs relative to the size of the breed and its energetic, industrious nature are unusually small given its high metabolism.Full Answer >
Wild Siberian huskies have a diet of mostly fish and small Arctic animals. Because of the limited resources in these harsh climates, they adapted to eating much less than many other dog breeds.Full Answer >
Labrador puppies that are at least 6 weeks of age can eat puppy food formulations created for large breed dogs. Lab puppies are also able to eat adult dog food as long as it contains up to 25 percent protein. For specific information about dog food brands for Labrador puppies consult a breeder, pet store or veterinarian.Full Answer >
Huskies howl for a variety of reasons, including separation anxiety, fear or a desire for attention. Huskies and other dogs may also howl when they are in pain.Full Answer >