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  1. I am excited to see how she changes. I am keeping this girl! This is one of her siblings, who will be going to a close family member so it will be interesting seeing how they both mature!
  2. Update on colouring of my girl! Sh has lightened up a lot at 6 weeks old now. But she is getting dark circles around her eyes. Will she stay light? Darken up? Turn grey? Her under coat has a darker, grey/cream tinge to it.
  3. My girls mom is red and her grandma is also red. And I believe the sire had 1 red parent also. In her litter she had 2 dark red/chocolate ones and then 3 of this colour, however the other 2 are slightly darker. Do you think she will stay similar to this colour then when she is an adult?
  4. My girl recently had a litter of 7 puppies. She is grey and the sire is grey however she only had 2 grey puppies and the rest are shades of red! They are 2 weeks old now and one puppy has me beat on what colour she will turn out to be. Will she stay this light cream, turn grey, or get darker? So show me your lighter red/cream huskies as puppies vs adults! Or if you just have an adult with no puppy pics show me them too! Here is pup in question. Last pic is her at 1 day old.
  5. I am asking as I am curious on what my potentially pregnant husky could give us for colours and eyes in her pups. And I am curious about genetics in general. It is too early for us to know for sure if she is pregnant or not and she will be going in for an ultrasound when she is far enough along. Both parents are purebred, registered Siberian huskies. Health tested, etc. Sire is a grey and white with brown eyes. I do not know any information on what Colour his parents were. He has produced grey/white, black/white and red/white puppies from different litters with both blue and brown eyes. (I do not own the sire). My girl is grey and white with blue eyes. She comes from a red/white mom and a pure white dad both with blue eyes. Her mother’s parents where black/white and blue eyes and red/white with yellow/green parti eyes. I do not know what her grandparents on her sires side were. This will be her first litter. my question is what can she potentially produce? I am aware that she will most likely give a mixture of brown and blue eyed pups, even bi-eyed pups. I am curious if there is some predictability with coat colour due to genetics (Like her producing all grey pups), or if it will be completely random. Disclaimer I could not care less about what she actually produces as all pups resulting from this litter are potentially spoken for. I thought it would just be fun to learn more about genetics while I wait.
  6. My 2 year old husky, Aura, is a very picky eater. She is already small to begin with (35-40 lbs). I have struggled to find a feeding routine she likes, but she still only eats 1.5 - 2 cups of food a day on a good day. I am still working on perfecting her diet, so I come here to ask for opinions on what other husky owners feed their picky eaters. What kind of supplements (if any) do you feed? Do you feed kibble, wet, raw, or a mixture? Raw is just not do-able for me, so I feed a mixture of mostly kibble, with some wet, or a food topping added. What I have been doing for a few weeks now is I will buy freeze dried treats in a variety of flavors (currently have salmon, whitefish, duck, lamb and chicken) and I will grind them up into a powder with a coffee grinder. I will sprinkle it on top of her dry kibble and mix with a little bit of warm water. If I don't use the treats as a food topper, I will mix a little bit of wet food in. The brands of food I have mostly been feeding lately is Acana, Merrick and Go! canned and dry. My other dog, Shiloh, is so simple. She will eat anything and she only gets 1.5 cups of dry kibble a day, and is still about 5 lbs over weight. I have attached a few pictures of my girls.
  7. Does anyone have any experience with registering their dog with the United Kennel Club single registration? My pup Aura is registered with the Universal Kennel Club, however I would like to try and get her registered with a more recognized kennel club group. I have been doing some research on their website and I am under the understanding that I will be able to register her with permanent registration and have full rights, but I want to verify with anyone who has done this, or maybe someone can make it clear if it would work? Also, if I can get her registered with United Kennel Club, would it be able to transfer to Canadian kennel Club? That would be what I would want, however I don't think this would be possible, but thought I would ask just in case it might be possible.
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    Making A Leash

    Thanks! I found some of the exact ones I am looking for using the name suggestions you gave in a google search. I found them on a site called Aliexpress. I love these clips. They are easy to use and stronger then the basic eye bolt snaps, in my opinion. I have never had any issues with them. I will be placing an order for a few of them!
  9. I just got in some more paracord, and I will be making 3 more leashes for my dogs. I am very picky on clips I use, so I am looking for a specific type. However, I have no idea what these clips are called and was wondering if anyone here knew the name of them, or where I could buy them online. The one that is pictured I took from an old dog leash, so I have no idea where it is from. Any help would be appreciated! And for fun, a picture of the dogs the leashes will be for. haha .
  10. Thanks for the replies! It is a relief to know that she will most likely snap out of it once she is healed. The past 2 days I have been taking her on short walks with the other 3 dogs and she has been good with them on the walks, but other then that she has still not had any contact with them. Her incision is healing great still and she is not as itchy as she was on the weekend. Acting more like herself. We are going to let her have short play times in the yard on the weekend with the other dogs, which will be about 10 days or so since her surgery.
  11. My 1.5 year old husky mix, Shiloh, just went to the vet on Thursday to get spayed. She also got a booster and rabies vaccine, and tick medication. She did really well and has been healing great. Her incision is perfect, no redness or swelling. She is itchy but the cone prevents her from licking or biting at it, so no issues there. However, we have encountered an issue with her attitude. She is normal with people, but now she is snapping and growling at the other dogs, including my newest pup Aura, whom was, just last week, her best friend. We are keeping all 3 of the other dogs away from her for right now because of this as I don't want her to hurt herself while she is still healing. But I was just curious if this was a new found behavioral issue or a discomfort issue. More will tell next week when she is allowed to move around more. Has anyone encountered this issue with their newly spayed dogs? Has anyone found that once their dog got spayed it changed her behaviour and made her more aggressive? Before thursday she was just fine. She is not just snapping at them when they come up to her either, it is whenever they get, or she goes within a few feet from the other dogs that she will go and try to snap at them. I am at a loss for words, as she was the sweetest dog, got along with all other dogs, now she can't even be near the dog that she was bonded to.
  12. I have both a purebred husky and 2 husky collie mixes, we also have 3 cats. My purebred husky is still a younger pup (4 months), while my husky x collies are 1.5 and 3 years old. The husky mixes are perfect with the cats. My pure husky is okay with them, but getting better every day. She knows "be nice" and doesn't try to attack or bite the cats, she mostly just licks and follows them. She has met other cats that she is fine with too. All my dogs sleep in my bedroom with me with door closed, and the cats sleep elsewhere, and my puppy is never left alone unless put in her kennel, but my husky mixes are just fine being left alone with cats. We have had no problems. I am not saying that every dog will get along with every cat. In my personal experience, it has worked out just fine. Once I move out of my parents house however, I will just have my dogs and no cats living with me, so when my pup grows up I cannot say how she will behave. My one husky mix loves her kitty. They are best friends and I have absolutely no worries about her harming the cats.
  13. I am going to be starting to train my 1.5 year old husky mix Shiloh and possibly my 3 year old husky mix, Keeno, to pull and do some kick-biking and bike-joring this spring/summer. I also have a 4 month old purebred siberian that I am going to train also, and will start teaching her commands when I start with my other dogs. However, because she is so young I won't be letting her pull anything, and I won't be letting her run a longer distance just yet. So this brings me to my question... how long should I wait before starting to teach her to pull lighter weight and getting her to run/jog the distance I let me other 2 dogs go? So far right now Aura is getting a 20-30 minute walk a day, plus lots of outside playtime in the yard. I am just really wanting to do something fun with my dogs that I know will be fun for them too. I use to have a golden retriever mix that I trained to pull a bike, and she loved it. I am planning to start training them this summer with a kick-bike and bicycle, and maybe next winter if they enjoy it I will purchase a small dog sled or kick sled type thing and have them pull that. Also, here are a few pictures of little miss Aura! She is such a good girl. She has gotten over her little "tantrums" and is perfect with anyone handling her, or handling her bones while she is eating them. She loves meeting new people, and has probably met 100+ people in the past month, being a huge hit a local pet stores, family events and walks around the town. She has met quite a few other dogs too, and loves all of them. She has met small dogs, large dogs and a few cats. She is getting to like our cats at home, and if she nips at them she listens to the command "be nice" or "no bite" and mostly just likes to follow them and lick their f
  14. Don't quote me on this, but I see a lot of yellow lab in her. In her face when her ears are back, the colouring on her, especially on her back legs and shoulder areas.
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