Direwolf

Huskies and Direwolves

Huskies are being picked up and dropped off faster than you can say Red Wedding!  This is due to the rise in popularity of the HBO show, Game of Thrones, which features Husky-like beasts called ‘Direwolves’. …

Keeping Cool in Hot Weather

Huskies thrive in cold weather, they’re made for it, unfortunately they don’t all live in the coolest places they can be.  My own husky and I reside in California where it’s usually pretty sunny and temperatures…

Dog in thundershirt

Thundershirt Review

If you haven’t heard about the Thundershirt, it’s basically an anxiety reliever for dogs.  In scientific terms, and according to the Thundershirt website, “The effect of moderate to deep pressure on soft tissue has been studied…

GoPro Huskies in Action

What’s better than watching a Husky run?  Watching it run from its own perspective!  Here are a few entertaining GoPro videos of Huskies doing what they do best. Here, Youtube user bengals101 takes his Husky, Kona, out…

Urban Mushing and your Husky

What is Urban Mushing?  Urban mushing is similar to regular mushing with wheels and no snow.  The practice itself doesn’t have as storied a history as its more snow-packed forebear, unfortunately there is no Iditarod for Urban…

New Items in 2014

I just wanted to point out a few new items added to the site fairly recently: Siberian Husky Rescue Map I’ve put together a map of Siberian Husky rescue organizations throughout the country, granted it’s USA…

Adopting a Husky

Adopting a Husky is always an exciting ordeal.  Who wouldn’t be excited to get one of these bounding beasts of joy?  If you’re at the point in your quest where you’ve resolved to deal with the…

Furminator Review

The Furminator probably has the coolest name for any dog grooming tool.  Luckily, it’s able to follow up that cool name up with some pretty decent functionality, especially for Husky owners.  The Furminator’s big selling hook…

On Dog Rakes

First, I should point out that there is no single magical brush that will cover all of your Husky’s shedding needs. No, in fact it will take a variety of tools to properly address the excessive…

On the Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan Malamute is a large breed dog that was originally bred for hauling heavy freight, which their strength and endurance made them prime candidates for. The males tend to be between 24 and 26 inches…

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