Ausky

Ausky

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Family:Herders
Function:Working
Preferred Climate:Any Climate
Group:Herding
Life Span:12-15 Years
Nicknames:Australian Husky
Hypoallergenic:No

Ausky Build Information

The Ausky is a mixed dog produced from the crossing of the Australian Cattle Dog and the Siberian Husky. They are of medium build with pointed ears, thick necks, small feet, and curled tails. Auskies have a short coat comes in a variety of colorations of mixed black, brindle, cream, golden, merle, speckled, spotted, and white.

Size:Medium
Length (Male):19-25 in.
Length (Female):18-20 in.
Weight:41 - 65 lbs
Litter Size:5 - 10 Puppies
Tail Dock or Crop:No

Behaviour and Personality

They are suited for herding purposes and need regular exercise and lots of space to keep healthy. This cross breed is highly intelligent with lots of energy, are generally loving and do well with obedience training. They are good dogs for families, being very playful and affectionate.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Barking:Quiet
Energy Level:Very Active
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Blue Merle, Cream, Gold, Red-Black Brindle, Tan Brindle, White
Shedding:Moderate
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Dense

Ausky Pet Insurance

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Breed Talents and Facts

The most common nickname for this dog breed is the Australian Husky. This pooch loves to go herding!

Training:Moderately easy to train
Herding Skills:Yes
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes