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(Australian Shepherd and Husky mix) The Ausky is a very intelligent dog. They are full of mischief and very active. They require engagement to keep them from becoming bored. If left alone too much and boredom sets in, this breed can become troublesome.

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Character


The Ausky needs challenges. If you can enroll them in some sort of sporting challenge, it would fit this dog to a tee. They can be aloof with strangers.

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Size


18-23 inches
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Weight


25-80 pounds
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General Health


Some Auskies are prone to hip dysplasia. An Ausky that is limping should be taken to the vet immediately.

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History


The Australian Shepherd was bred to herd cattle in Australia. The Siberian Husky was developed by Russia as a utilitarian dog. Both parent breeds create this sometimes aggressive hybrid.

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Maintenance


The Ausky will have a double coat that shed spring and fall. During these times an abundance of brushing will be needed. Depending on the coat, bathing may be a bit more necessary than some other short haired breeds.

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Ideal Environment


This breed enjoys lots of exercise. They also need a loving home where they are well socialized.

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